RFPJ is governed by the board which is elected by the General Assembly. As a governing body, the board plays an oversight role in all RFPJ interventions while the secretariat manages the day to day operations and implementation of program activities. Below are members of the board.
Mr. Twebaze Gerald is the Board Chairperson. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social and Community Development from Mountains of the Moon University; a Diploma in Law (Uganda Pentecostal University); a Certificate in Public Administration and Management (Makerere University). As the Executive Director, KDC Gerald brings a wealth of experience (of over 10 years) in NGO management and links RFPJ to other regional NGOs for purposes of strengthening synergies to further peacebuilding, violence prevention and Transitional Justice (TJ) work in the Rwenzori region.
Mr. Bwambale Wilson is the Vice Chairperson. He holds a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration from Uganda Christian University, Mukono (UCU); a Diploma in Education from Kyambogo University. As the Executive Director, AMNET-R, Wilson is experienced in Transitional Justice work. He brings over 10 years of experience engaging with victims and survivors of violent conflicts in the Rwenzori region in pursuing justice while also promoting accountability for crimes committed and contributing to Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration of ex-combatants as forms of TJ. Being on the Board, Wilson enriches RFPJ’s strategic discussions on and programmatic response to TJ issues in the Rwenzori region and also at national level.
Mr. Ruhundwa Solomon is the Board Secretary. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (specializing in Accounting (Makerere University); ICPAU-CPA Level 3. He is an Accountant at Kind-Uganda. Solomon has an experience of over 12 years in areas of Finance and Administration, Audit and Tax Advisory, Monitoring and Evaluation, Microfinance Management and Investment, Research and Strategy Development. He has before, participated in project design, documentation of best practices and replication of key methodologies in scaling up projects. Through Consultancy engagements, Solomon has been able to broaden his research and development expertise in the spheres of strategic plan making and designing management systems and tools focusing on financial accounting and reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation as well as Records and information management particularly for Private Sector Companies and Civil Society Organizations. Using his expertise in finance and accounting, Solomon offers advisory services to RFPJ but also enriches the Board’s financial oversight roles.
Ms. Kemigisa Rhoda is the Board Treasurer. She holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Mountains of the Moon University; A Diploma in Education from Kyambogo University: A Grade 3 Teachers Certificate from Canon Apollo Core PTC); A Certificate in Administrative Law from Makerere University. She is a Head Teacher and member of PETURA. Ms. Rhodha is a teacher by profession and sits on the Board of more than 4 organizations. She brings a wealth of experience in cooperate management and finance management. She is also a gender activist and plays a crucial role in strategically guiding the Board and Management in keeping RFPJ gender sensitive and responsive in all her programming and program delivery.
Ms. Tumuhimbise Novence is a Board member. She holds a Certificate in Business Administration and Management from African Rural University-Kagadi and a Member, RHEMD. Novence has experience of over 3 years in grassroots gender, social and human rights activism. She strategically supports RFPJ to harness its human rights advocacy agenda by linking it to grassroots actors.
Mr. Murungi Amon is a Board member. He holds a Master’s Degree in Management Studies from Uganda Management Institute, a Bachelor’s Degree in Microfinance from Kyambogo University and a Certificate in Project Planning and Management from Mountains of the Moon University. He is the Executive Director, Rwenzori Aid. Amon has for over 8 years worked with finance institutions including micro-finance organizations and KCB-Bank and also, with civil society organizations. Amon is an expert in fundraising and project management. At the Board level, Amon strategically supports RFPJ in making fundraising and better project management decisions and also, enriches Board’s financial oversight roles.
Ms. Kyokusiima Moureen is a Board member. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from Uganda Pentecostal University and a Diploma in Education from National Teachers College, Kabale. She is also a Publicity secretary, KCSON. For over 10 years, Moureen has worked with different civil society organizations in different capacities, including coordinating and monitoring different projects. Building on this experience, Moreen enriches RFPJ’s fundraising, advocacy, and networking efforts. Further, Moreen’s engagement with KSCON, a network of civil society organizations has made her accumulate knowledge and skills in running membership organizations. At Board level, Moureen strategically guides RFPJ member organizations on aspects of synergy creation and strengthening.