09/2017. PELUM Uganda elects a new Country Board

One Friday 22nd September 2017, PELUM Uganda held its Triennial General Meeting (TGM) in which a new Country Board (CB) was elected. The new Board maintained Mr. Joseph Ssuuna (Independent Director) and Ms. Harriet Ndagire Sempebwa (Kulika Uganda) as Chairperson and Vice chairperson respectively. Other re-elected were Ms. Hellen N. Kasujja (CIDI) and Diana N. Kibuuka (Independent Director) as members. This was in accordance with the PELUM Uganda constitution provision that calls for 40% retention of the CB members (at least 3 people).

The full list of the new CB is s follows;

   Name Organisation Designation on the CB
1. Mr. Joseph Ssuuna Independent Director Chairperson
2. Ms. Harriet Ndagire Sempebwa Kulika Uganda Vice chairperson
3. Ms. Hellen Nakawooya. Kasujja Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI) Member
4. Diana Ninsiima. Kibuuka Independent Director Member
5. Mr. Felix Lochap Ecological Christian Organisation (ECO) Treasurer
6. Ms. Agnes Mable Mirembe Action for Rural Women Empowerment (ARUWE) Member
7. Ms. Josephine Kiiza St. Jude Family Projects Member
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Part of the CB team (L-R) Diana Ninsiima Kibuuka, Harriet Ndagire Sempebwa, Hellen Nakawooya Kasujja, Joseph Ssuuna and the PELUM Uganda Country Coordinator Stella Grace Lutalo

In his opening remarks as the newly elected CB Chairperson, Mr. Joseph Ssuuna said that, “ I appreciate members for once again entrusting me and the new team with authority to take forward what PELUM Uganda stands for. I hope that when we come back here in 3-years’ time, we will be able to hand over a stronger organisation.”

At the same meeting, out-going Country Board members were given awards in appreciation of their dedicated service to PELUM Uganda.

 

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The newly elected Country Board chairperson, Mr. Joseph Ssuuna (left) presents an award to out-going CB member, Mr. John Febian Olweny in appreciation of his dedicated service to PELUM Uganda

Below are more pictures from the event

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