Monday, March 29, 2010

Kenya Forest Service gets new Board

The second Board of Management for KFS was named last Friday through a Kenya Gazette Notice No. 2917. The eight member named by the notice signed by the Minister for Forestry & Wildlife are :-

E.A. Ochieng Obado, Joseph Nakurro Leboo, Major (Rtd) Daniel Ing’ollan Nawose, Jaswant S. Rai, Fatuma Sichale, Joseph Murei Mang’ira, Margaret Karimi Gitonga and Prof. Richard Musangi

The eight Board Members will be joined in the Board by another eight members drawn from public service who will representation from :- PS -Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife, PS – Treasury, PS- Water & Irrigation, PS- Local Government, Director – KWS, Director – KFS, Director General- NEMA and Director KEFRI. The Director KFS is the Secretary of the Board.

According to the Forest Act, 2005, the President will appoint one amongst the eight non-public servants to be the Chairman of the Board. 


  1. E.A Ochieng Obado has a lot of experience. Congratulations.

  2. Congratulations KFS on the formation of your second Board of Management. I am sure the new members, coming from diverse backgrounds will bring much needed experiences and skills that will take your organization to greater heights.

    Charles P.K. Mbugua
    Former: Deputy Chief Conservator of Forests

    1. Hi CPK this is good i hope we can continue talking more. By the way are you still in Canada
      Kenya Forest service

  3. AnonymousMay 28, 2012

    E.A Ochieng Obado has experience and can advise many in the field.