Dr. Akolisa Ufodike is National Chair of the National Council of the Association of Black Conservatives. He also sits as the Chair of the Communications Committee. He has been involved in political organizing since 2004. Dr. Ufodike was a Candidate in the 2015 legacy United Conservative Party nominations. He has sat on the board of two provincial conservative riding associations and in 2019 successfully ran the campaign for the Hon. Kaycee Madu, the first Nigerian elected to Provincial office in Canada and sole conservative party riding won in Edmonton in the elections. Dr. Ufodike is also an Accounting educator. Prior to becoming an educator, he was CFO of Corridor Communications Inc., one of the largest wireless internet service providers in Canada. He sits on the Provincial Audit Committee for Alberta and has sat on the board of US and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) listed companies including, serving as the Chair of the audit Committee of aTSX Company. Dr. Ufodike has volunteered with and served on the board of several charities including the Black Business Professional Association, Peel Literacy Guild and Scouts Canada, where he was treasurer and later Chairman of the Chinook Council. A graduate of Haskayne’s Philosophy of Education (PHD) and Cornell’s Master of Business Administration program. Dr. Ufodike is a Canadian FCPA, a US CPA, a UK FCCA and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He is also a Certified Director ICD.D. In 2014, Dr. Ufodike was awarded a Fellowship of the Chartered Professional Accountants association.