Mavis Hawa Koomson, Biography
Mavis Hawa Koomson is a Ghanaian politician and currently the Minister-designate for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development.
She contested in the 2020 Ghanaian General Election and won the parliamentary seat for the Awutu Senya East.
She was appointed by President of Ghana Nana Akuffo-Addo on 10 January 2017 as Minister of Special Development Initiatives.
Date of Birth
Mavis Hawa Koomson was born on February 3, 1966, in Sekondi in the Western Region.
She had her Training College Education at Bimbila Training College from 1987 to 1991.
She proceeded to the University of Education where she obtained diploma in basic education from 2002 to 2006.
She further pursued a degree course in basic education from 2006 to 2011 where she was awarded a Bachelor in basic education (UEW).
From September 2014 to November 2014, she offered a postgraduate diploma certificate in public administration (CPA) at GIMPA. From February 2015 to May 2015, she further pursued a postgraduate diploma certificate in public administration (DPA) at GIMPA.
She has been a professional teacher for 21 years from 1991 to 2012 where she was a headteacher from 2005 to 2012, moving through the ranks of assistant superintendent in 1998 to Principal Superintendent in 2011.
She occupied various positions such as president of GNATLAS (Sekondi local) from 2005 to 2006, treasurer for GNATLAS (Western Region) from 2003 to 2005 and also Secretary for GNATLAS (Takoradi local) from 2002 to 2004.
She has been a Member of Parliament for Awutu Senya East Constituency since 2012 where she served on various Select Committees of Parliament namely; Select Committee for Lands and Natural Resources, Select Committee for Women and Gender and the Select Committee for African Parliamentary Union.
Hon. Hawa Koomson is the only Parliamentary Candidate for Awutu-Senya East to have won the seat for two terms, and she is married with 3 children.