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A young woman who comes from a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural background born to a small hunter-gatherer indigenous community of mukogodo forest in Laikipia North called Yiaku in the late 80s. She is hard-working, very passionate and competent in her work and a good team player. Additionally, she is a creative and critical thinker who strongly believes that the solutions to a better community and country lie within us and just need a little activation and attention.

Ms. Museiya holds a Bachelors of Law (LL. B) and a Bachelors of Education (B.Ed.) from the University of Nairobi; a Diploma in human Rights and International Advocacy from Colombia University New York School of Law and she is an alumnus of Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) 2007.

Prior to her appointment as the Principal Secretary, State Department for Wildlife, Silvia was:

1. A Member of County Assembly (MCA) in the Nairobi City County Assembly where besides oversighting the Nairobi City County Government, she served diligently as the Chairperson of Education Committee.

2. A running mate to Hon. Thuita Mwangi Gubernatorial Jubilee party primaries for Laikipia County in 2017

3. Appointed to chair Indigenous Peoples’ National Steering Committee on Climate Change (IPNSCCC) and subsequently nominated by 31 Indigenous Peoples’ organizations across Kenya and Tanzania to sit in the 9-member climate change council chaired by the president

4. An author and editor of various publishing houses such as East Africa Educational Publishing house, East Africa Educational Publishers (EAEP), Longhorn Publishers and Law Africa. To that end, she has published two books with EAEP that are currently used in Rwanda, Poetry and literature contributions to Longhorn Form Four book, and an Elections training manual by Law Africa

5. A Programs Officer, Board member, Trainer of Trainers and volunteer with various non-government organizations (NGO’s) such as MPIDO (Mainyoito Pastoralist Integrated Development Organization), RETO women, IMPACT (Indigenous Movement for Peace and Conflict Transformation), Pastoralist Development Network of Kenya (PDNK), CEDMAK (Center for Development of Marginalized Communities in Kenya), URAIA Trust, Koija Trust and Group ranch among others

6. TSC English/Literature and History/Government Teacher at State House Girls’ High school and Laikipia Air Base Mixed Secondary School

In her free time, PS Silvia enjoys writing, creative arts especially films, teaching and training, Community work, Travelling and Volunteering for a cause.




Lieutenant General (Rtd) Walter Raria Koipaton was appointed chairman of Kenya Wildlife Service Board of Trustees on 20th December, 2022 by HE President Dr. William Ruto. Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Koipaton served as the Commander of the Kenya Army following his promotion and appointment on 13 July, 2018. He was enlisted into the Kenya Defence Forces as an Officer Cadet on 14 May, 1982 and Commissioned as an Officer on 14 April, 1983.

Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Koipaton holds a Diploma in International Relations from the University of Nairobi, a Bachelor of Science in Peace and Conflict Studies from the African Nazerene University and is a graduate of the National Defence University, Washington, USA.

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Mr. Daniel Ndolo is the Alternate Director to the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury. He has over 20 years’ experience working in the public sector institutions in Kenya.  Mr. Ndolo holds a Masters in Development Economics (Williams College, Massachusetts, USA); Bachelors in Economics (University of Nairobi); Certificate in Investment Appraisal and Management (Harvard University), Certificate in Financial risk Management (Global Institute of Risk Management), as well as Certificates in PPP Management (IP3, USA), Leading Teams (Setym, Canada), among other qualifications.

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Jeniffer is a graduate of Daystar University where she acquired a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology. She also has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Nairobi, majoring in linguistics, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Counselling Psychology at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa where she also lectures. Additionally she is a Lecturer/Trainer with CORAT Africa which works in collaboration with Daystar University. Previously she worked as a high school teacher.

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Mr. Mokomoni is an Assistant Director Devolution Affairs in the Policy and Research Division of the State Department for Devolution. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi. Mr. Mokomoni has been involved in the Development of Devolution Policy instruments for tracking and monitoring devolution issues in Counties.

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Neddy holds a Bachelor of Education (Arts) degree besides undertaking leadership skills courses. She served as a Member of Country Assembly (MCA) in Elgeyo Marakwet County between 2013-2022. Neddy has been engaged in volunteer work as peace ambassador, and women empowerment promoter, among others.

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Ms Kuraru is a Senior Assistant Inspector General of police and represents the Inspector General of the National Police Service in KWS BoT. Rosemary is an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence College of Kenya. She holds an MBA (International Relations & Diplomacy) from the University of Nairobi, a Bachelor of Science in Counselling Psychology from Mt. Kenya University and a Higher Diploma in Psychological Counselling from Kenya Methodist University.

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Shadia is an administrator who has spearheaded service delivery in several institutions in the Public Sector. These include Parliamentary Service Commission, Public Service Commission, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, and Ministry of Water.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Kiswahili from the University of Nairobi.

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Peter is the chairman, (CEO) and founder of world leaders of today (Stand Up Shout Out) based in 39 counties and Lead Coordinator for APAC youth based in 20 plus African Countries. He was ranked top 35 under 35 in the national award youth of the year, 2020. Peter serves as an honorary warden of KWS for the southern conservation area besides being a Nairobi National Park Management Committee Board member. He is an astute conservationist with 11 years experience and has accomplished many feats, including being the youth representative for UN World Wildlife Day, 2020 at the United Nations headquarters in New York and  was part of the Kenyan delegation to Geneva Switzerland for the CITES COP 18 representing the youth among other achievements.

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Mr. Chege holds a Master of Science in Management and Organisational Development from USIU and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nairobi. He has working experience in the private and non-profit sectors spanning close to 25 years in various senior management positions. He is experienced in governance, financial management, partnership development, project delivery among others. Mr. Chege has passion for conservation and is involved in a number of conservation initiatives.

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Mr. James K. Wang’ombe works as a State Corporations Inspector and represents the Inspector General (Corporations).  He is a Graduate in Economics and has Masters in Business Administration among other many short term courses. He is an Economist by Profession, but also embraced Information technology in the 1990s and is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association ( ISACA). Mr. Wang’ombe has worked in the Civil Service for 33 years.