About Us

Gary Heath – President

Gary is the President of AIDNACTION LIMITED, as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors.  “AIDNACTION GHANA” was formed to help the people of Ghana achieve a higher standard of living and provide hope of a better life.  He and his wife provided the funds to drill the first private water well in Breman Asikuma that during the dry season provides water to many. Gary has traveled to El Salvador and to Ghana, West Africa frequently.  Gary is married to Elaine and a father of Chris and Amanda. He has 6 grandchildren. Gary is currently retired.

Ato Mends – Secretary/Treasurer

AARON ATO MENDS is our corporate Secretary/Treasurer for AIDNACTION LIMITED as well as one of its Directors.  He provides in-country leadership to insure the Corporations compliance to Ghana government regulations. Both he and Noah provide valuable suggestions and insight to the involvements of the Association (AIDNACTION LIMITED is classified as an Association by the Ghana regulations).  Ato is a college graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He is somewhat shy and reserve; but, not enough to keep his from marrying his love, Mavis Mbroh Mends. They have 2 sons Ekwo and Rich.

Noah Mends – Director

Noah is one of AIDNACTION LIMITED Directors. Many of us look at Noah as one of Ghana’s most out-going, friendly, cheerful, and positive people you could ever meet.  Noah supported Aaron in college while he worked to receive his degree. Noah will begin his college schooling as soon as he is able. Noah is one of the most resourceful individuals you will ever meet.  He make things happen that you would never think someone could accomplish. He is married to Safia Ibrahim Mends. They have 3 sons, Gary, Teddy and Chris.

Phillis Dickey – Director

Phillis serves as a director for AIDNACTION LIMITED.  Phillis has a great desire to see Ghanaians achieve a higher standard of living.  When the Sewing Center was active, Phillis has been the Keynote speaker at graduation ceremonies and provided sewing supplies to the graduating girls.  She has traveled frequently to Ghana, West Africa and Guyana, South America. She most recently has returned from El Salvador, Central America where she assisted Manos De Esperanza with their on going mission to provide school children with school supplies and living assistance.  She is widowed, has 2 adult children, and is currently retired.

Rich Rowland – Director

Rich serves as a founding member of the Board of Directors of the organization.  He also has the title “Webmaster” and has the responsibility of all internal and external communications for the company.  He is innovative in his approach as he has designed the company’s digital footprint. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication, which makes him a natural fit for his role with AIDNACTION LIMITED.  Rich has produced many videos; worked on countless websites; and is an essential asset to the company. Rich has traveled to Ghana, West Africa, and has a commitment to helping the people achieve a better life. He is married to Kathryn.