About KLM :: Who We Are

South African Board of Directors

Sue Adams

Lebohang Chanza

Allison Howard Berry

Bowen Hsu

Sandile Mabuza

Gill Morris

Dale Mosier

Austin Clarke (ex officio)

US Board of Directors

Matthew Caretti

Allison Howard Berry
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Bowen Hsu
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Sarah Oltmans




South African Board of Directors

Sue Adams - Sue is a writer who has written a number of children's books and freelances for various Lowveld magazines. As an Uplands College parent, she has also helped the school upgrade its Grade 8 orientation program and set up study skills courses. She was formerly a manager of the Endangered Wildlife Trust, a conservation group. Originally trained as a teacher, Sue taught in primary schools before getting involved in the late 1980s with training farm school teachers/principals in both professional and management skills.

Lebohang Chanza

Allison Howard Berry - Allison is the Director of Operations for Containers to Clinics (C2C), a health non-profit based in Boston, MA. Prior to C2C she was a Regional Diector for the The Clinton Foundation in Ethiopia. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa from 2003-2005.


Allison received her Master of Public Policy degree from Columbia University's School of International Public Affairs. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of New Hampshire.

Bowen Hsu - Bowen is the Director, Real Estate, at Saban Capital Group, a leading private equity firm in Los Angeles. Prior to graduate school he worked in acquisitions for O'Connor Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa from 2003-2005. Bowen received his M.B.A from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Harvard College in 2003.

Sandile Mabuza - Sandile Sandile is a community development consultant currently working for H.L. Halls & Sons, an agricultural estate based in the Lowveld region of the Mpumalanga Province. He is active in rural development and land reform, and works with various community development initiatives. He holds a B.A. (Law) degree from Wits University and also sit on the Council of Penryn College.

Gill Morris - Gill is a lifelong educator with over 30 years of teaching experience in the UK and South Africa. In 1999, she headed the development of the St. Andrew’s Outreach Programme and served on the school’s Board from 1995-2003. She is currently a Board member for KLM, the Alexandria Education Trust and Uplands College.

Dale Mosier - Dale and his wife Jeanne are currently retired in Vail, CO. Previously, Dale was a Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa, a Peace Corps Country Director for Malawi and Country Director At Large for Peace Corps in Washington D.C. Before his life in public service, Dale was the youngest ever CEO of Poly-Hi Solidur, an international plastics company based in the Midwest. Dale graduated from Pennsylvania State University.

Austin Clarke (ex officio) - Austin Clarke is the headmaster of Uplands College, KLM’s partner school. He joined Uplands in 2002 as Business Manager and took over as Headmaster in 2004. He has served as Business Manager, teacher and Headmaster at several schools over the past 22 years. He is married to Elsa and they have four children.



US Board of Directors

Matthew Caretti - Matthew is the Director of the Writing Center and an English teacher at Mercersburg Academy, a college preparatory school in Pennsylvania. A former Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa, he has taught at both the university and secondary school levels around the world.


Matthew is a graduate of Susquehanna (B.S. Business Administration/German) and Shippensburg (M.A. English) Universities and a former professional American football player in Austria. He is an avid martial artist and cyclist, having completed the Tour d' Afrique in 2006.


Allison Howard Berry - Allison is the Director of Operations for Containers to Clinics (C2C), a health non-profit based in Boston, MA. Prior to C2C she was a Regional Diector for the The Clinton Foundation in Ethiopia. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa from 2003-2005.


Allison received her Master of Public Policy degree from Columbia University's School of International Public Affairs. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of New Hampshire.

Patrick Fisher - Patrick is currently the co-Managing Partner of MHF Real Estate, a real estate investment firm based in San Francisco and Irvine, California. Prior to MHF, he worked for Wells Fargo Real Estate Capital Investments and Equity One (NYSE: EQY) a publicly traded REIT. Prior to joining KLM, he co-founded and served on the board of The Hopscotch Network, a national non-profit from 2003-2008 that mobilized young adults to support growing non-profits. Patrick graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2003.

Bowen Hsu - Bowen is the Director, Real Estate, at Saban Capital Group, a leading private equity firm in Los Angeles. Prior to graduate school he worked in acquisitions for O'Connor Capital Partners, a real estate private equity firm. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa from 2003-2005. Bowen received his M.B.A from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Harvard College in 2003.

Jen Muzia - Jen Muzia is Vice President of Strategy and Marketing for Girl Scouts of Western Washington where she oversees strategic planning, advocacy, marketing, grants and performance management. She completed a Master in Public Administration in 2004 from the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington in Seattle. As part of her master’s program, Jen studied nonprofit management and international development. During this period she spent time in South Africa learning about non-governmental organizations as well as about issues and opportunities facing South Africa post-Apartheid. Prior to the Evans School, Jen worked in marketing for a high-tech company outside of Seattle.

Sarah Oltmans - Sarah Oltmans is a Senior Program Officer at the Robin Hood Foundation in New York City. Prior to joining Robin Hood, Sarah spent a year at the Institute of International Education, where she was responsible for managing grants awarded to European Fulbright students for graduate study in the U.S. She completed her master’s degree in 2006 in Public Administration from the University of Washington in Seattle. As part of her master’s program, Sarah spent two years in rural South Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer providing organizational-development assistance for two local non-governmental organizations. Sarah received her B.A. in history (magna cum laude) from Seattle Pacific University while playing on the university’s nationally-ranked NCAA Division II volleyball team.