Board of Directors

 

 

 

Rev. Canon Francis Omondi - Board Chairperson

Rev. Francis Omondi is the founder and International Director of Sheepfold Ministries. He is married to Anne and they have three children.

He is an international speaker of repute on missions and has been invited to speak at such forums as the Oxford International Conference 2003,Arab World Ministries, International Missionary conferences 2004; Missions Convention 2004, Tbilisi Georgia; ESMA Conference, 2004 Adelshofen, Germany; African Christian Lawyers Fellowship, Accra, Ghana; European students Missions Association conference, 2001, Wiedenest, Germany; Christaval, 2001 Germany; Urbana 2000, USA; Public lecture on New mission movement, Regent Park Oxford University 2007 and Lectures on Missions in the third world, Redcliff college, UK 2007
Francis was the 2004 winner of the Bob Pearce Award in honour of missions work done through Sheepfold Ministries and AEA Mission Commission award for outstanding missions training programme in 1993 in Jos, Nigeria.

Erastus Kwaka Omolo - Chair, Finance Committee

Mr. Erastus Omolo is the managing partner and founder of Erastus & Co., Certified Public Accountants.
He is a CPA and Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK); a Member of the Kenya Institute of Management and of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
He is also a member of the Public Finance Committee of ICPAK, on the Audit Committee of Daystar University, Kenya; Treasurer – Fellowship of Christian Unions (FOCUS);Director – Nairobi Water & Sewerage Company (Representing ICPAK); Trustee Bible Society of Kenya Staff Pension Scheme; Life Member, Institute of Economic Affairs (lobby / advocacy non-profit body) He is married to Agnes and they have five Children.

Dennis Tongoi - Executive Director CMS Africa- Board Secretary

Mr. Dennis Tongoi is the Executive Director of CMS Africa based in Nairobi, Kenya. He is currently enrolled in a doctorate programme with the University of South Africa. He is married to Irene and they have three children.
Having spent nearly 20 years working with the Navigators, Kenya, he joined Church Mission Society (CMS) in 2002; first as the Programme Manager for Advocacy for Social Transformation, and then as Africa Regional Director.
He has been involved with various movements in the fight for Justice and Peace and has worked as a consultant in organizational development and human resources for local and international organizations. He was founding Chairman of Christians for a Just Society Kenya (CFJS), and Coalition for Peaceful Elections and FARST Africa. He was a consultant for Tearfund UK and Church Army Africa.
He is a gifted speaker and widely travelled, sharing his experiences and passion for mission and the development of leaders to transform society. He has lectured at Daystar University and is on the leadership team of Samaritan Strategy Africa (SSA) and More than a Mile Deep (MMD). He is on the boards of Care of Creation, Disciple Nations Alliance, Inc (USA), Karura Chapel Trust, Baraka Africa Funds, THE JUSTICE FUND, FARST (Faith Acts, Research Support and Training) Africa and Zara Investments Ltd.

As a writer he has published Mixing God with Money and co-written Building a Prosperous Kenya. He has also developed the Africa Version Study Guide for the book, My Business, My Mission written by Doug Seebeck and Timothy Stoner

Claudette Kigeme - Board Member

Mrs. Claudette Kigeme is the Mothers’ Union Provincial worker for Burundi. She has been elected to be a member of CAPA (Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa) Women Core Group. She is also the Provincial link for International Anglican Women Network and a member of the national steering committee of a Network for Christian Response to the Needs of Vulnerable Children in Burundi.
She is Married to Gaspard Gaciyubwenge and blessed with five children; one daughter and four sons.

 

Eunice Brookman Amissah - Board Member

Ambassador Dr. Eunice Brookman Amissah is Ipas’ Vice President for Africa. Ipas is an International not -for- profit Organization working globally to improve Women’s health through a focus on Reproductive Health.She joined Ipas full time in 2001 from The Hague where she had been her country Ghana’s Ambassador to The Kingdom of the Netherlands. Before that she had been Minister of Health in Ghana. She pioneered in West Africa what has come to be known as Community Gynecology. She also has been a temporary consultant to the WHO on several occasions. She was elected Fellow of the West African College of Physicians in 1989 and awarded the Fellowship ad eundem of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, United Kingdom, in 1998 in recognition of her enormous contribution to that specialty.

 

Dr Brookman Amissah was the first woman Vice President of the Ghana Medical Association and has been the Commonwealth Medical Association’s representative to the Advisory Committee of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, CHRI, since 2002. She is also a member of the Committee on Women and Development (CWD) of the UN’s Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). In 2004 she was accorded representational status at the UN Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa. She is a foundation member and Vice Chairman of the Africa Regional Reproductive Health Research and Training Network, based in Johannesburg.She now lives in Nairobi, Kenya where she heads Ipas’ Africa Alliance for Women’s Reproductive Health and Rights.

married to Gaspard Gaciyubwenge, mother of 5 children, one daughter and four boys.

Nicta Lubaale - Board Member

Nicta Lubaale is General Secretary of the Organization of African Instituted (OAIC) since January 2007; he served as the Director for Development and HIV/AIDS Programme of the OAIC and as a Pastor with Centre for Evangelism in Uganda for 13 years. Nicta has been involved in mobilizing and training church leadership from OAIC member churches to participate in holistic mission - where the church responds to development issues in the context of mission. He is currently participating in a process that is working towards generating the resourcefulness in the visions embedded in the faith and actions of people at the margins of society. As well as participating in facilitating OAIC member churches to recognize the importance of linking their actions with the policies of African governments and international agencies and rich countries. He holds an MA in development studies from the University of Reading (UK)

Kanuku

R.t. Rev. Joseph Kanuku
Bishop, Makueni Diocese

The Rt. Rev. Joseph Mutie Kanuku is the Bishop of Makueni Diocese. He was born in 1949 in Mbooni location. He is a graduate in Theology from Pan African University. He has other several training in teaching and leadership.
He has served as the second Bishop of Machakos Diocese from 1985 – 2013 January, before becoming the first Bishop of the newly created Makueni Diocese. He begun working as a primary school teacher and then promoted to teach in Secondary school then became a Principal of the school before switching into full time ministry. He served as an administrator, then an Archdeacon before taking full title of being a Diocese administrator thereafter, he was made a Canon. He has served in many Boards and Councils, such as Daystar University council.
He is married to Josephine Nzula and they are blessed with six children namely; Joan, Jennifer, Jacinta, Julia, Joshua and Eunice. He has two adopted children namely; Irene and Faith.

Mutetemela

Arch Bishop (RTD) Donald Mutetemela
Retired Arch Bishop of Tanzania

Arcbishop, Donald Mutetemela is a retired Anglican clergy in Tanzania. He has had a long career in the ministry lasting for more than 20 years. He has held various top positions including; 20 years as the Bishop of Ruaha Diocese in Tanzania, served for 10 years as the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Tanzania, Appointed as an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika (ACT) where her served for eight years, he worked as a General Secretary of the Diocese of Central Tanganyika (ACT), he was a Lecturer at St. Philips Theological College Kongwa in Tanzania (ACT College), He was Ordained to priesthood in Diocese of Central Tanganyika (ACT) in the year 1971.
He is the founder of Mama Bahati foundation a microfinance institute in Tanzania.
He holds various positions in different institutes in Tanzania and beyond; He sis a member of the CMS-Africa Board, He is the Chancellor of St. John’s University, he is the Chairman and Trustee of Mama Bahati Foundation, he is the trustee of Bible Society of Tanzania, and the Chairman of Watu na Nuru (Solar Organization in Tanzania – ACT)
He is married to Gladys and together blessed with seven children.

Rwaje

Arch Bishop, Onesphore Rwaje
Arch Bishop, Anglican Church of Rwanda

The most Rev. Dr. Archbishop Onesphore Rwaje is the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Rwanda. He was born in 1953 at Kinyababa sector, Burera District.
He holds a Doctorate in Theology (D. Min) in leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary in USA, He has a Master in Theology and development studies from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and He has a degree in Divinity from St. Paul’s University in Kenya. Besides theology, He has a Diploma in Mathematics from the National University of Rwanda and a certificate in Education from Humanite Pedagogique de Shogwe.
He was appointed Archbishop in 2011. He was the Bishop in-charge of Byumba Diocese from 1991-2010. He was a pastor at Saint Etienne Cathedral-Kigali Docese and at the same time diocesan development officer and diocesan secretary for Kigali Diocese from 1985-1990.He was the  Coordinator of Secondary Schools in the Council of Protestant Churches (CPR and Coordinator of refugee Department of CPR in 1978-1982. He was a Teacher of Mathematics and Biology at Muramba Seconday School in 1977-1978. PS: Archbishop Onesphore RWAJE, served as Chairman of the Council of Protestant Church of Rwanda (National Counci of Churches of Rwanda- CPR), Chairman of the African
He is married to Josephine, and blesses with 5 children (3 boys and 2 girls)

Deng

Bishop, Moses Deng
Bishop, Diocese of Wau, Southern Sudan

He is the Bishop of the Diocese of Wau, in Southern Sudan. Bishop Deng holds a Bachelor of Arts in Divinity from St. Pauls University, Kenya. He holds also a Diploma in Theology from Brea Theological College in Nakuru, Kenya.He is married to Elizabeth Ajok and they are blessed with three children; two boys and one girl.

 

 

Arcbishop, Donald Mutetemela is a retired Anglican clergy in Tanzania. He has had a long career in the ministry lasting for more than 20 years. He has held various top positions including; 20 years as the Bishop of Ruaha Diocese in Tanzania, served for 10 years as the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Tanzania, Appointed as an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika (ACT) where her served for eight years, he worked as a General Secretary of the Diocese of Central Tanganyika (ACT), he was a Lecturer at St. Philips Theological College Kongwa in Tanzania (ACT College), He was Ordained to priesthood in Diocese of Central Tanganyika (ACT) in the year 1971.

He is the founder of Mama Bahati foundation a microfinance institute in Tanzania.

He holds various positions in different institutes in Tanzania and beyond; He sis a member of the CMS-Africa Board, He is the Chancellor of St. John’s University, he is the Chairman and Trustee of Mama Bahati Foundation, he is the trustee of Bible Society of Tanzania, and the Chairman of Watu na Nuru (Solar Organization in Tanzania – ACT)

He is married to Gladys and together blessed with seven children.