Hon. Shaban Ali Isaack - Board Chairman

Hon. Shaban Ali Isaack is the current Chairman of the Board who has a lot of experience dealing with community leadership in the arid region of North – Eastern part of Kenya. He has also been involved in community mobilization for development projects in the vast Northern region which has impacted positively in project ownership and sustainability. He started his working life as a water officer in Garissa after graduating from KEWI with a diploma in water engineering. He later joined politics and had served as Mandera East MP from 1992 to 2007, culminating in his appointment as Assistant Minister for Local Government from 2002 to 2007. He has also served as MP for Lafey Constituency in Mandera county from 2013 to 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Arts International Relations from United States International University and a diploma in water engineering from KEWI.

Mr. Suleiman Ali Gufu - Board Member

Mr. Suleiman Ali Gufu is a board member. He is also the current chair of finance and human resource committee. He has over 5 years experience in accounting, finance and management in both private and public sector. He is a young vibrant, focused and result oriented person. He has a bachelor of Economics and statistics from University of Nairobi. He is currently pursuing a MBA Finance from Kenyatta University. He has also attained CPA Part 1 qualifications

Mr. Molu Huga Arbale - Board Member

Mr. Molu Huqa Arbale is a board member. He is also the current chair technical committee. He has a wealth of experience Public sector having worked with the government for over 28 years. He has started his carreer as a divisional agricultural extension officer and later grown in the ranks and became district soil and conservation officer. He also worked with KTDA as a production Manager and NEMA as a Senior Process Engineer. He has also worked with the County Government of Marsabit as County Chief Officer for Public Works Roads and Transport for two years and then moved in the same capacity to the Department of Water, Environment and Natural Resources. He is a registered and licensed lead expert with National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and serves as a consultant as a lead Environmental expert. He holds Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering and a Diploma in Agricultural Engineering both from JKUAT. Currently is pursuing MSc. In Occupational Safety and Health from JKUAT

Mr. Abdulkadir Hashi Hussein - Board Member

Mr. Abdulkadir Hashi Hussein is board member. He is also a member of audit and risk committee. He is a high level event organizer and has a vast experience in the entertainment field for the past 30 years. He has also gained wealth of experience in management working with DHL in Slovakia.

Khadija Abdullahi - Board Member

Khadija Abdullahi is a board member. She is also the current chair of audit and risk committee. She started her career at office of the president provincial Head Quarters Garissa personnel division before joining Barclays bank Garissa branch then moved to machakos branch, hurlingham branch, card operations, project management, card fraud, international payments and recently managed financial hub in IT and operations.

She has over 20 years experience in the banking sector in managing corporate and consumer banking operations both in retail business banking and back office, experience spans over projects, process, governance, risk controls management and delivery. She is also very passionate about women and community empowerment. She holds a Bachelor of Business Management(HRM) and Diploma Human Resource Management both from Mount Kenya University

Mrs. Rafaella Lentoimanga - Board Member

Mrs. Rafaella Lentoimanga is board member. She is also a current member of finance and human resource committee. She has a wealth of experience in community mobilization and development having worked with Non Governmental Organizations in samburu county. She is also involve in community work and preaching peaceful co-existence of communities in Samburu North. She has a Bachelor of Arts from University of Nairobi and a Diploma in social work and social development from University of Nairobi.




Mr. Paul Asele - Board Member

Mr. Paul Asele is the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation’s representative to the Agency. He has over 30 years’ experience in the public sector having worked in various Government Ministries including Planning, Education, Home Affair, State Law Office, National Police Service and Regional Development. Has wide Knowledge and experience in strategic planning, budgeting, performance management, project monitoring and evaluation. 

He is the Director Economic Planning at the Ministry responsible for projects monitoring and evaluation, co- convening of Medium-Term Expenditure Framework Budget process and Performance management. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics and Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi. He has also attended several courses, seminars, workshops and training locally and internationally.


Mr. Argwings Owiti - Board Member

Mr. Argwings Owiti is the Cabinet Secretary of The National Treasury representative.

Experienced Communications Specialist with a bias in Government/Donor related Projects. Skilled Communications Strategist, Writer/Editor, Videographer, Photojournalist, Desktop Publisher and Researcher. Also possesses long ranging experience in Media Relations & Analysis, Social Media Marketing, Web Presence/Web Content Management, Public Relations, Teaching, Event Management & Strategic Planning & Management. An alumni of the University of Nairobi, School of Journalism.