Rev. Dr. Hilliard K. Dela Dogbe served as the Chief of Staff and Protocol of the Western West Africa Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Zion Church, an area covering Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and Togo. He was responsible for the planning and coordination of all operations and activities within the Episcopal District, together with the provision of leadership and effective management of all work emanating to and from the Bishop.
Besides being an astute administrator, Rev. Dr. Dogbe is an academic, a church builder, and a pastor with a proven ministry in Ghana and beyond. His passion for multi-generational ministry finds high premium in his ministry to the youth and the aged. He places much emphasis on the "wholistic" development of each individual and the total well-being of all. With his interest in training and raising Christian leaders for the mission and ministry of the Church in the world, Rev. Dogbe since 1999 became part of the training team travelling widely across all the Annual Conferences in the Episcopal Area enhancing the capacity of our ministers through teachings and leadership development programs.
Having started his itinerant ministry in the A.M.E. Zion Church in 1990 when he was received into Conference, after four years as an exhorter and a local preacher, he has served the church in many capacities locally in the episcopal area and at the connectional level. He has also represented the church on ecumenical boards in Ghana. Presently he is the Pastor-in-Charge of the Aggrey Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, Mamprobi.
Rev. Dr. Dogbe is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, NJ where he graduated with Master of Arts in Practical Theology (Christian Education); Trinity Theological Seminary, Accra, Ghana - Master of Theology in Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Luther Seminary, St Paul, MN from where he holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree with distinction. Hilliard has won several awards including Lund Scholarship for Congregational and Community Care Leadership from Luther Seminary; Presidential Scholarship from Princeton Theological Seminary, and Best Accounting Student (on two separate occasions) from Accra Academy.
The Rev. Hilliard Dogbe is a member of the Society of Pastoral Theology, an international professional body of pastoral theologians, headquartered in Decatur, Georgia. He is the author of Alcoholism in the African Family: A Christian Perspective (2011) & The Church and Alcoholism in Ghana: A Practical Theological Interpretation (2014).
Hilliard is married to Cynthia Adwoa Serwaa and they are blessed with two children: Emile Delali and Ellis Delasi.