Many Accolades for Uche Bonny-Life Ndu following his Appointment into Imo State Governor-Elect Transition Committee

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Uche BonnyLife Ndu Currently work as a State Program Director of Operations for State of New Jersey funded CARES Program. Uche recently received a Service Award from New Jersey ROSE HOUSE for the work and exceptional services provided by the CARES Program. 

In the same week, Uche BonnyLife Ndu received another award from the IGBO INDIGENOUS ORGANIZATION (DK MODELS ENTERTAINMENT) as a Gand Patron & Indigenous Igbo Youth Ambassador of the year 2019. 

 A Servant-Leader & a PICK Foundation Scholar. Uche oversees the daily Operations of State of New Jersey Funded  Crisis Assessment Response and Enhanced Services (CARES).

 Uche is responsible for over 40, highly trained, masters-level  and above clinical Staff working statewide. This Inter-Disciplinary team of Psychologists, Neurologists, Psychiatrists, LCSWs, APNs, LPCs, LACs and LSWs are dedicated daily to support the Less-Privileged & Dual Diagnosed individuals with co-occurring mental Illness and Intellectual Disabilities. 

In April 2015, Uche Led a team of inter-professional Hub to New Mexico to replicate the first of it’s kind Project ECHO and launched it in New Jersey in May 2016. Project ECHO is an educational and guided practice model that increases workforce capacity to provide best-practice specialty care and reduce health disparities. The heart of the ECHO model is its hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing networks, led by expert teams who use multi-point video-conferencing to conduct virtual sessions with community providers. All information is HIPPA compliant and de-identified in this way, clinicians, families, and direct care providers learn to provide excellent specialty care to individuals with complex conditions in their own communities.

Uche is currently a PhD Candidate in Counseling & Human Behavior at Minnesota University, and also holds a dual Masters of Science (M.Sc) degree in Diplomacy & International Law from prestigious Seton Hall University ,with Specializations in Global Negotiations, Public Policy , Representations and Conflict Management) & also a Masters in Masters of Science (M.Sc)  in Counseling & Public Policy.

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Uche is the Convener of Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha Diaspora ThinkThank Support Group ( Leading effort for Imo State Citizens in the Diaspora to engage and participate in electing Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo State. 

Uche was a Former Constituent Outreach Specialist for United States Senator Frank Lautenburg (late). He also worked as a Grassroot strategy Consultant former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine Governorship Campaign. Uche also served as a New Jersey Deputy Field Organizer for Barack Obama Campaign 2008/2012. 

In Nigeria, Uche was a paid Consultant for the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign 2011/2015, and also consulted with numerous other politicians and Campaigns. Uche is an active Member New Jersey State Democratic Committee, and Led African Coalition to Elect Ted Green Mayor of East Orange New Jersey. He is a Certified Passaic County Unit Prevention Lead-trainer (UPL) on Abuse & Neglect. Uche is the Host of ‘Our Voice’ on RockNaijatv, with over 1million views on the web. 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Uche is an expert professional public speaker, Public Policy Advocate, Political Strategist, a Crisis Resolution Strategy Trainer & and an experienced Grant-writer. Once a month, Uche provides regional Leadership training for state of New Jersey DD employees that focus on quality improvement and multidirectional flow of knowledge.

BOARD AFFILIATION:

Uche is a Board Member of Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy Alumni Association. A Board member of Imo State Congress of America.  Currently President Imo State Association New Jersey. Contributing Member of New Jersey State Democratic Committee.  Active Member-Prestige Circle USA.

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