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Hon. Moses Epainitous Akaranga Hon. Akaranga was born on 18th October 1953. He currently serves as Minister of State for Public Service in the Office of the President. He previously worked with the Barclays Bank (k) Ltd. where he rose to the position of Senior Business Manager. He was appointed Assistant Minister for Agriculture in June 2004. Hon. Akaranga has been successfully involved in reforming the public sector through training, workshops and other means targeting change of attitude within the Civil Service in order to improve service delivery. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his distinguished service rendered to the nation. Hon. Suleiman Rashid Shakombo Hon. Shakombo was born in 1950. He currently serves as Minister of State for Home Affairs in the Office of the Vice-President. He has rendered invaluable service to the nation as Minister and also in the Civil Service by initiating a variety of development projects such as schools and health facilities. He was elected member of Parliament and as Vice-Chairman of Defence and Foreign Relations Committee of Parliament and served as member of Parliamentary Select Committee on constitution making. He previously served as Assistant Minister for Fisheries Development. He is recognized for his tireless efforts and contribution towards socio-economic development. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his distinguished service rendered to the nation. Hon. Gideon Sitelu Konchella Hon. Konchella was born on 15th November 1951 in Narok District. He is currently serving as Minister of State for Immigration and Registration of Persons. Hon. Konchella was enlisted into the Armed Forces in 1973 as a Cadet Officer and rose through the ranks to become a College Co-ordinator and Training Manager at the Armed Forces Staff College, Karen. He was elected as Member of Parliament representing Narok West Constituency in December 2002 and was subsequently appointed Assistant Minister for Health in 2003. In December 2005, Hon. Konchella was appointed to his current position of Minister in charge of Immigration and Registration of Persons, where he has continued to serve with loyalty and commitment. He has also promoted education and other social development activities in Trans Mara District. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his distinguished service. Hon. (Dr) Mohamed Abdi Kuti

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Hon. (Dr.) Kuti was born on 12th March 1964. He is currently serving as Minister of State for Youth Affairs. Prior to his current position, Hon. Kuti served as a Medical Doctor in Meru and Isiolo Districts where he rose to become a District Medical Officer of Health. He was also appointed as an Assistant Minister for Public Health in February 2005, a position he ably held until he was appointed to his current position. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his dedicated and distinguished service. Hon. Mutahi Kagwe Hon. Kagwe was born in January 1958. He is currently the Minister for Information and Communications and Member of Parliament representing Mukurwe-ini Constituency. Prior to this, he was an Advertising Manager of the Standard Ltd. between 1987 and 1989 and later became Managing Director of Tell-Em Public Relations (EA) Ltd. He is also Chairman, Research International (EA) ltd. Hon. Kagwe has distinguished himself as a loyal and committed Minister who has transformed information and communication sector to an internationally accepted level especially in the digital era. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his commitment and distinguished service. Hon. (Dr) Noah Mahalang’ang’a Wekesa Hon. Dr. Wekesa was born on 21st August 1936. He is the Minister for Science and Technology, a position he has ably held since his appointment in December 2005. Hon. Wekesa is a trained and experienced Veterinary Doctor, who served in various parts of the country, rising to the position of Provincial Veterinary Officer. He also played a leading role in political guidance and transition through coalition building and coordination in the country which has promoted national cohesion. He also served as an Assistant Minister in the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development in 2004. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his valuable contribution towards national development. Hon. Soita Shitanda Hon. Shitanda was born on 9th November 1958. He is currently the Minister for Housing. He joined the Civil Service in 1979 as an Accounts Trainee and served in the Ministry of Finance, rising to the position of Accountant I. Hon. Shitanda joined politics in 1997 and successfully won the Malava Parliamentary seat and was appointed an Assistant Minister for Public Service in 2004. He has foreseen the implementation of the National Housing Policy and also the Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme. Hon. Shitanda has brought reforms in the housing of Civil Servants by introducing a housing scheme which is currently being implemented in phases. He has also streamlined and re-organized the National Housing Corporation and is currently undergoing further restructuring to enable it undertake more housing projects and hence bridge the housing deficit. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his exemplary and committed service rendered to the nation. Hon. Maina Kamanda 2

Hon. Kamanda was born in 1951. He currently serves as Minister for Gender, Sports, Culture and Social Services and Member of Parliament for Starehe Constituency having been elected in 1997 and successfully won again in 2002. Hon. Kamanda was previously an elected Councillor in Nairobi and a party branch leader. He has contributed to the promotion of culture and also brought sanity in the sports arena. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his distinguished service. Hon. John Mutua Katuku Hon. Katuku was born in 1965. He taught at Kalawa Secondary School from 1987 to 1989 and later joined the Child Welfare Society of Kenya as Programme Officer in 1996. He contested and won the Mwala Constituency seat in 1997 and also in 2002. Hon. Katuku served as an Assistant Minister for Finance from January 2003 to November 2005 when he was appointed Minister for Water and Irrigation, a position he still ably holds. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for dedicated and distinguished service. Hon. Henry Onyancha Obwocha Hon. Obwocha was born on 28th June 1949. He is currently the Minister for Planning and National Development and Member of Parliament for West Mugirango Constituency. He previously served as Assistant Minister and has ably served in various parliamentary committees. Hon. Obwocha has also successfully led Kenyan delegations to international meetings which have been fruitful and beneficial to the country. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his distinguished service rendered to the nation. Hon. Morris Mwachondo Dzoro Hon. Dzoro was born in 1950. He is the Minister for Tourism and Wildlife. He served as a Pastor from 1978 to 1982 and joined the World Vision, Kenya in 1990 as Urban Ministry Coordinator and subsequently served in various regions rising to the position of Programme Manager. Hon. Dzoro was appointed Assistant Minister in the Office of the President in 2003 and also served in the same capacity in the Ministry of Fisheries Development. He was appointed Minister for Tourism and Wildlife in 2005 and has ably steered the tourism sector to great success, beneficial to the country’s economy. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his distinguished service. Hon. (Prof.) Kivutha Kibwana Hon. (Prof) Kibwana is currently the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources. He is also acting Minister for Lands where he has spearheaded the Land Reform Agenda, the National Land Policy formulation process, settlement of the squatters and resettlement of displaced persons. He also put in place measures to recover irregularly allocated land and advanced the strategy for a metropolitan plan for the city of Nairobi and the abutting Municipal Councils. He has also overseen the computerization of land records and mass issue of title deeds. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for distinguished service rendered to the nation. 3

Hon. John Munyes Kiyong’a Hon. Munyes was born on 29th January 1966. He is currently a Minister of State for Special Programmes, a position he has held since December 2005. He is tasked with managing disasters including relief, floods and HIV/AIDS campaigns. Hon. Munyes was first elected to Parliament in 1997 and also won during the 2002 elections as Member of Parliemant representing Turkana North. He was appointed Assistant Minister in the Ministry of Water and Irrigation in 2003. Prior to joining politics, Hon. Munyes worked as UNESCO Project Assistant and later became a Programme Coordinator of the Intermediate technology Development Group (ITDG) where he coordinated food security programmes in Turkana District including livestock projects, women empowerment and capacity building. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (EGH) for his valuable service rendered to the nation. Maj. Gen. Eustace Kajogi Njeru Maj. Gen. Njeru was born in 1953. He was enlisted into the Kenya Air Force in 1974 as a Cadet Officer. He has held various commands both in staff and training at the Kenya Air Force rising to become a Major General. He is currently a Senior Directing Staff at the National Defence College. Throughout his career, he has rendered loyal and dedicated service and has set high standards in the supplies branch. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his dedicated service. Maj. Gen. Michael Gichangi Maj. Gen Gichangi was born in 1958. He was commissioned into the Armed Forces in 1975. During his service in the military, he served with distinction in various units, both in operations and training rising to the rank of Brigadier. He was appointed Director National Counter-Terrorism Center (NCTC) in 2003 where his input and contributions made a difference in the fight against terrorism both locally and regionally. Due to his dedication to duty, he was promoted to the rank of Major General in 2006. He is currently the Director-General, National Security Intelligence Service, a duty he performs with loyalty and zeal. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for distinguished and dedicated service. Dr. Edward Sambili Dr. Sambili was born in 1957. He is currently the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Planning and National Development where he has overall responsibility for implementation and coordination of economic policy, planning, management, monitoring and evaluation. He is also involved in NEPAD programmes, Millennium Development Goals, Poverty Eradication Program and coordination of the new National Vision 2030 initiative. Dr. Sambili has previously served the country with commitment, holding leadership positions such as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya during which time, he supervised the entire financial sector, monitory policy and foreign exchange reserves of the country. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for distinguished and exemplary service rendered to the nation. 4

Mr. Elijah Bitange Ndemo Dr. Prior to this. Amb. Dr.) Wario was born on 20th September 1952 in Marsabit District. Murugu also served in the Armed Forces where he rose from the rank of Lieutenant to become a Major and Staff Officer in Logistics Branch of the Kenya Navy. World Scout Bureau. (Dr.Emmanuel Mwatibo Kisombe Mr. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) in recognition of his devotion and commitment to service. He ensured strategic planning and streamlined operations of the Scout’s movement including mobilization of resources and also supervised its regional offices. He is currently serving as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs. Kisombe was born on 11th April 1955. Murugu has been charged with the responsibility of setting up the new Ministry for Youth Affairs by developing a strategic plan based on the draft National Youth Policy and also leading the budgetary process to secure adequate resources to realize the plan and policy including setting up of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund. He previously worked as Lecturer. University of Nairobi. Ndemo has more than fifteen (15) years experience in management as a lead consultant on various projects in both private and public sectors and also in policy design. Amb.) Hukka Wario Amb. and the Africa Region from 2001 to December 2005. Ministry of Information and Communications. Kisombe has been consistent in his commitment. He has had experience in command of missilecarrying boats. He rose through the ranks to become Principal Administrative Secretary in the Office of the President in 2004 and was subsequently appointed Permanent Secretary for Immigration and Registration of Persons on 7th December 2005. Dr. Murugu was born in 1961. Senior Lecturer and Head of Research and Consultancy. (Dr. Throughout his career. Kinuthia Ng’ang’a Murugu Mr. and also development of comprehensive materials management system for large defence installations. he served as Regional Director. Faculty of Commerce. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his efforts towards national development. He has played a key role in mainstreaming the Information and Communication Technology sector thereby enabling the country to attain advanced system of communication in line with rapidly emerging technological trends. He has rendered distinguished public service spanning twenty eight (28) years having joined the Civil Service in September 1979 as an Assistant Secretary. Ndemo is currently serving as Permanent Secretary. He taught at Marsabit Secondary School. dedication and devotion to duty and has been instrumental in inducing best management practices and style in the Civil Service. (Dr. review and implementation within the Kenyan environment. Mr. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his exemplary and dedicated service. Kilimambogo and Thogoto Teachers’ Colleges and later joined Moi University as Lecturer. Mr.) Wario joined the Diplomatic Service in 1998 and was posted as Kenya’s High Commissioner to Zimbabwe with accreditation to 5 .

the Children’s Department. He has also served as Head of Middle East Desk. Dr. He is currently serving as Permanent Secretary. a position she still ably holds. He previously served as Executive Director of KIPPRA and as Policy Advisor to various ministries and also as negotiator on trade protocols for Kenya. She is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for her exemplary and dedicated service. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his distinguished and dedicated service. He worked as a Lecturer and rose to become Chairman of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Animal Physiology. Office of the Vice-President and Ministry of Home Affairs on 7th December 2005. Ministry of Health since December 2005. Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development. Probation and Aftercare as well as modernizing the department in charge of betting. He also served as Ambassador to China. Dzombo has been responsible for efficient delivery of services in the ministry and also prudent management of public funds. Dr. Dr. Prior to this. Mrs. Kiome has managed to effectively steer the Ministry into better service delivery. Director of Administration and as Head of Research and Policy Analysis and was attached to the National Defence College. Sports. Ministry of Agriculture. Dr. She joined the Civil Service in November 1982 as Assistant Secretary and rose through the ranks to become Deputy Chief Finance Officer in December 2000. Romano Mungiiria Kiome Dr. He was appointed Permanent Secretary. Kiome was born in 1954. Karen as Deputy Commandant in charge of Civilian Affairs. Nyangito has been a member of various Task Forces on economic development. Nyangito was born in 1957. Hezron Omare Nyangito Dr. She has instilled discipline and upholding of high level of integrity and ethical conduct by Public Officers in the ministry. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his dedicated service. He is recognized for his exemplary service to the public and contribution to research on livestock and environmental interaction as a member of the Kenyan National Academy 6 . He is currently serving as Permanent Secretary. Jacob Olongida ole Miaron Dr. Miaron was born in 1957. He is currently serving as Permanent Secretary. he served as Director of the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) where he was involved in effective research activities some of which have been successfully applied by farmers in the country. a position he still holds and has been tasked in reforming the Kenya Prisons. deputizing the Special Envoy. Culture and Social Services in December 2005. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his contribution towards agricultural development. Lesotho and Swaziland. Rachel Bessie Dzombo Mrs Dzombo was born on 20th September 1957 in Kilifi District. He also served as co-ordinator of Somali National Reconciliation Conference. Dr. She was appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Gender.Mozambique. lotteries and gaming.

Kombo Mwero Mr. efficient and effective service. Mr. and also American Life Insurance Company. Mwai Mr. She currently serves as Secretary. Prior to his current appointment. He is the Permanent Secretary. Ms Nyamweya is responsible for steering the Public Service from being process-oriented to a results-based. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his dedicated service. and respect from its stakeholders. He is a seasoned Auditor who managed public funds with zeal and commitment. Titus J. He has rendered illustrious service in the field of Human Resource Development that spans three decades. He served as Controller and Auditor General and retired in 2006. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his commitment and devotion to service. In 1995. Nick Muriuki 7 . the Ministry of Lands has put in place measures to recover illegally or irregularly allocated land and advanced the strategy of the metropolitan plan for Nairobi and the abutting Municipal Councils. Gateere was born in 1948. Evan N. He has also ensured the settlement of squatters in the Ten Mile Coastal Strip and resettlement of displaced persons. Mwai was born on 16th July 1941 in Nyeri District. Joyce Nyamweya Ms Nyamweya worked with the Kenya Cargo Handling Services Ltd. Mwai is recognized for his successful efforts in clearing the backlog of audits in government. He is instrumental in the growth of leadership competence across the public sector spectrum. Through his headship. He has spearheaded the land reform agenda and also the National Land Policy Formulation Process. Ministry of Lands where he has served from December 2005. Mwero is also Chairman of various professional bodies and committees including the Land Surveyors Board. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his distinguished service. Gateere Mr. As chairman of the Public Service Commission of Kenya. She is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) in recognition of her role in spearheading the reform agenda in the Public Service. Block Hotels (Management) Ltd. Mwero was born on 5th December 1956.of Sciences. Public Service Reform and Development Secretariat in the Office of the President.K. he served as Director of Surveys in the same ministry. Gateere has steered the Commission to great heights and has ensured that the Commission maintained integrity. He rendered long and dedicated public service spanning 40 years. The ministry has computerized land records and issued mass title deeds. Austria. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his long and distinguished service rendered to the nation. Mr. Mr. she joined the United Nations and was posted to New York and later to Vienna.

Mr. Muriuki was born in 1933. He served as Chairman of First Chartered Securities and Shell BP Kenya. He also held chairmanship positions in health and financial institutions including Kenyatta National Hospital and NIC Bank where he played a key role in economic empowerment and support of the less fortunate of the society. Mr. Muriuki is also a passionate conservator of the environment through planting of trees and protection and preservation of forests. He is awarded the Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) for his contribution to nation building. Brig. Jackson Ndungu Waweru Brig. Waweru was born in 1949. He was enlisted into the Armed Forces in May 1977 as a Cadet Officer and has held various positions in command including being a Chief Flying Instructor at the Kenya Air Force. He is currently the Deputy Commander, Kenya Air Force. He has rendered dedicated and loyal service and has trained many pilots and instructors. He trained Grade II Staff Officers for four years at Defence Staff College, Karen with dedication. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his dedication and commitment to service. Brig. Henry Onyango Brig. Onyango was born in 1954. He was enlisted into the Armed Forces in 1974 as a Cadet Officer. He has served with loyalty and dedication holding various positions both in command, staff and training. He has served in flying and ground duties including training many pilots and instructors at the Kenya Air Force. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his loyalty and dedication to duty. Brig. Arthur Ndonj Owuor Brig. Owuor was born in 1960. He was enlisted into the Armed Forces on 28th Mach 1980 and rose through the ranks to his current position of Brigadier and Director of Navy Logistics. He is enlightened, hardworking and provides exemplary leadership. He has always endeavoured to uplift the status of the Armed Forces. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for exemplary performance of duty. S/DCP Mathew Kirai Iteere S/DCP Iteere was born in 1964. He currently serves as Commandant, General Service Unit (GSU). He has served the country with a lot of devotion and dedication. Through his initiative and exemplary leadership, he managed to steer the General Service Unit to greater heights especially through prompt response to serious incidences in the country including national disasters and banditry. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his devotion and dedication to service. Julius Kangogo Kipngetich Mr. Kipngetich was born in 1966. He currently serves as Director, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) a position he has ably held resulting in its positive changes and effective 8

management. During his tenure, the Service has implemented reforms including formulation of its first strategic plan, systems and controls resulting in increased revenue collection, facilitation of anti-fraud smart card, procedures that resulted in KWS ISO certification and other activities geared towards improving the tourism sector. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his dedicated service. Samuel Waweru Ndindiri Mr. Ndindiri was born in 1951. He currently serves as Clerk of the National Assembly. He has rendered distinguished service to the country during his career in Parliament spanning thirty-one (31) years. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his distinguished service. Hon. Njoki S. Ndung’u Hon. Ndung’u was born on 20th September 1965. She has been serving as a Nominated Member of the Ninth Parliament since January 2003. Prior to this she served at the Attorney General’s office as a State Counsel and later joined Public Law Institute where she headed the Public Interest Litigation section before moving to UNHCR Kenya office and subsequently to the then Organization of African Unity as Political Analyst. Hon. Njoki is the chief architect of the “Sexual Offences Act 2006” which she moved and had it passed by Parliament as a private member’s bill. She is recognized for her tireless efforts in advocating for women rights and freedom. She is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for her committed and distinguished service rendered to the nation. Jimna Mbaru Mr. Mbaru is the current Chairman of Nairobi Stock Exchange and also Dyer and Blair Investment Bank Ltd. He holds directorship, membership and chairmanship in other various financial and educational institutions. He has also rendered valuable service to stock exchanges in Africa including the African Stock Exchanges Association (ASEA) where he served as Chairman from 1998 to 2000. He has been an Advisor to Stock Exchanges and Capital Markets in Uganda, Dar-esSalaam, Rwanda and Botswana. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) in recognition of his role in the development of capital markets in the country. Prof. George Imbanga Godia Prof. Godia was born on 23rd July 1952 in Vihiga District. He joined the teaching profession as a Lecturer at Kenyatta University in 1981 and later worked at Moi University where he rose to the position of Professor of Education in 1996. He is currently the Education Secretary in the Ministry of Education where he has been instrumental in the implementation of public sector reforms in personnel management, energy and agriculture sectors. He was also involved in the development of strategic plans for State House, Defence, DPM and Ministry of Cooperative Development. Prof. Godia has assisted in reforms in the Ministry of Education including decentralization and relocation of teachers and development of the Sessional paper No.1 of 2005. He is 9

awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his efforts in reforming education sector. Prof. Michael Chege Prof. Chege was born in 1946. He coordinates the African Peer Review Mechanism or Technical Agenda and EU-ACP relations. He also gives technical support and writes briefs for the National Economic and Social Council. He is an author of several publications and an eminent professor of Economics who has taught in many universities abroad and locally. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his immense contribution to national development. Dr. Cleopa Kilonzo Mailu Dr. Mailu was born on 29th April 1956 in Makueni District. He is currently the Chief Executive of the Nairobi Hospital. Prior to his current position, he served as Medical Officer at Kenyatta National Hospital and also held senior positions in the Ministry of Health. Dr. Mailu has rendered distinguished service as Chief Executive of the Nairobi Hospital where there is a renewed sense of hospitality and provision of best clinical services. The Hospital has now doubled its income and the bed capacity has been increased to 300 beds. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) in recognition of his efforts in health development and implementation of initiatives for reforms in the health sector. Stanley Kamau Kiragu Mr. Kiragu was born in 1946 in Muranga District. He is a physiotherapist who has served in various hospitals in the country including Kenyatta National Hospital where he was in charge of various departments. Mr. Kiragu has rendered valuable and dedicated service as a reknown physiotherapist. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his contribution towards provision of health services. Edward Njoroge Mr. Njoroge was born in 1952. He currently serves as Managing Director of KenGen where he has managed the company both professionally and profitably. He has made a special effort to stamp out all forms of corruption from the company. His style of management has earned him respect and confidence, not only from the staff but also from the Board of Directors. He has steered the company through the recent Initial Public Offer (IPO) at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, which was heavily over-subscribed. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) in recognition of his efficient management and contribution to national development. Amb. Leonard Oliver Kibinge Amb. Kibinge was born on 10th March 1934. He was one of the three Kenyans who were responsible for the establishment of the Ministry of External Affairs. He rendered long and distinguished career in the Civil Service from 1961 to 1982 rising from the rank of 10

Under Secretary in 1964 to become a Permanent Secretary in 1974. Amb. Kibinge researched, produced and formulated the country’s Foreign Service regulations and structured the Ministry of Foreign Affairs including establishment of diplomatic missions. He was the first Kenyan Ambassador to the United States of America and the first career Ambassador to be appointed Permanent Secretary. He also formulated the National Livestock Development Policy while serving in the Ministry of Livestock Development. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for immense and distinguished service rendered to the nation. Prof. Calestous Juma Prof. Juma is a Professor in the Practice of International Development and Director of the Science and Technology and Globalization Project at the J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is an internationally recognized authority in application of science and technology for sustainable development worldwide and has won many international awards. Prof. Juma has undertaken numerous special assignments not only for the government but also for international organizations. He founded the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in Nairobi being the first independent policy research institution in Africa which is designed to advance research on technology in development. He is also a respected shuttling international diplomat who has assisted governments to solve diplomatic issues. He is a member of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC) and the National Academy of Science. Prof. Juma is a co-chair of the expert panel on modern bio-technology of the African Union and NEPAD. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his achievements and distinguished service rendered to the nation. Prof. Olive Mwihaki Mugenda Prof. Mugenda was born on 25th December 1954 in Kiambu District. She rose from the position of Tutorial Fellow to full Professor and is currently the Vice-Chancellor, Kenyatta University. She has rendered administrative duties at Kenyatta University with dedication and commitment for ten years. During her career, she has undertaken research projects and published many articles presented in local and international conferences. Prof. Mugenda has also made contributions to the university’s funding by raising over Kshs.180 million from donors. She is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for her promotion of education. Julius Karioki Gecau Mr. Gecau was born on 7th January 1926 in Nakuru District. He served as Chairman of various instutions including the Kenya Institute of Management and the Federation of Kenya Employers. He also served as Director of the Central Bank of Kenya between 1965 and 1974 and many other boards as a Director. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his contribution towards national development. Joseph Stalin O’bonyo Mr. Obonyo was born on 27th July 1946 in Bondo District. He is currently serving as Commissioner, Teachers’ Service Commission (TSC). Prior to this, he served as Principal 11

He is currently serving as Commission Secretary. Education Attache in India and as Senior Deputy Director of Education. Mr. Deputy Registrar and later as Deputy Secretary. He has rendered twenty five years in the Public Service as Lecturer. Peter Kahara Munga Mr. Benjamin C. Cheboi Mr. He also served as Minister for Planning and Economic Development. Munga was born on 28th August 1944 in Muranga District. The UN offices in Nairobi have resulted in prestige and positive economic implications including 12 . Odero-Jowi executed the plan for the location of UNEP in Nairobi through mobilization and effective lobbying of member states to support the resolution in the General Assembly resulting in Nairobi being the 4th UN city in the world and the only one in the developing world. Obonyo served with commitment and was instrumental in the development of school audit programme. Amb. Mr. Lengoiboni was born on 18th April 1955. initiated the review of scheme of service for non-graduate teachers. Chairman of School Heads Association. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his role in national development. He previously served in the Ministry of Land Reclamation and Water Development. The bank has expanded and now has twenty branches countrywide. he rendered outstanding service through teaching and served as Head teacher.of various Secondary Schools. Cheboi was born on 21st July 1958 in Baringo District. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his contribution towards development of education. has evolved to become a vibrant bank which provides financial services and credit for micro-enterprise development. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his efforts in development of education. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his exemplary performance. Teachers Service Commission (TSC). institutionalized the Performance Contracts. Highridge Teachers’ College and as Deputy Secretary. Gabriel Kimoroko Lengoiboni Mr. TSC. Amb. and has ensured industrial peace with teachers’ unions. New York from 1972 to 1974 and also as the first Ambassador to the UN Security Council between 1973 and 1974. Through his chairmanship. Odero-Jowi served in the United Nations. Prior to this. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Board Secretary of the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB). the TSC has started construction of its headquarters. Throughout his career. Cheboi has played a key role in harmonization of laws governing education in the country and has steered HELB successfully by increasing revenue substantially and significantly improving loan awards and its recovery. Odero-Jowi Amb. Through his leadership. He is the founder and Chairman of Equity Building Society Ltd. Assistant Registrar. He is currently the Chairman of MicroEnterprise Support Programme which is a joint programme between European Union and Kenya Government to financially support small and medium size enterprises. Equity Bank Ltd. Joseph G.

He joined the teaching profession in January 1959 as a Primary School Teacher and subsequently taught in a Teachers’ College and Universities both locally and abroad where he rose to become a Professor of History at the University of Nairobi. She is in charge of Public Enterprises and has ably represented the Permanent Secretary. Prof.the UN’s contribution to Kenya’s economy which stood in excess of USD350 million in 2004. University of Nairobi and also a consultant Haematologist and in charge of Paediatric Oncology at Kenyatta National Hospital. Michael Gitau Waweru Mr. She previously served as Managing Director. He is an expert on African history especially the Kenyan history and was instrumental in the implementation of the work-study programme for needy students. Kenya Post Office Savings Bank. and concessioning of the Kenya and Uganda Railways. Mwanda has contributed immensely towards continuation of medical education in the country and also presented papers in international forums. Macharia’s effort earned Kenya international recognition from UNSESCO. She is currently serving as Investment Secretary in the Ministry of Finance. Macharia was born in 1949. Waweru was born on 9th May 1950. Ministry of Finance. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for achievement in promotion of education. Kenya Revenue Authority. Godfrey Muriuki Prof. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Pathology. He has ably steered the operations of the Authority to 13 . Prof. David Macharia Prof. Prof. He further applied Kenya’s successful programmes in Somalia in 1987-1990 and also in Namibia between 1992 and 1996. He has also played a leading role in university education and student counselling. Muriuki pioneered the recognition of African history as an academic discipline particularly the use of oral traditions. Prof. Muriuki was born in July 1937 in Nyeri District. as a Team Leader for various privatization transactions including the Mumias Sugar Co. KenGen. Mwanda was born in March 1955. Prof. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) in recognition of his immense contribution towards teaching and health services. Walter Otieno Mwanda Prof. Esther Jepkemboi Koimett Ms Koimett was born in 1956. Prof. He currently serves as Commissioner-General. He spearheaded a highly successful national literacy campaign resulting to an enrolment of two million people within five (5) years. She is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for her distinguished and dedicated service. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his contribution towards education. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) in recognition of his loyalty and service rendered to the nation.

College of Health Sciences at University of Nairobi. Shrinkant M. Waweru served as Managing Director. As an Educationist. Through his headship. She is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for her valuable contribution in the field of medicine. Bhatt (Prof) Prof. In his old age. He has served in various medical fields including teaching and research both locally and internationally. Maitho is involved in the leadership of many community projects in Nyeri District. Prof. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his exemplary performance. She has held appointements both in teaching and administration including being Chairman of the Department of Medicine. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his service to humanity. Prior to this Mr. Timothy Maitho Prof.achieve increased revenue collection. Bhatt was born on 8th December 1947. Wachira was born on 6th January 1929. Bhatt was born on 5th July 1949. Kirana M. Prof. Maitho was born on 17th December. Wachira continues to serve the public as an opinion leader and a champion of development in Nyeri District. 1951. She is recognized internationally for her immense wealth of experience in research and medicl training. Wachira was elected Councillor of Thuti Ward in 1993 and became Chairman of Othaya town council. He is also a renowned researcher and publisher of scientific materials. he joined the then African Meteorolical Department in 1948 and later served as an editor of local language newspapers and participated in the fight for independence culminating in his detention in 1953. Mathenge Wachira Mr. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) for his role in the fight for independence and support for community development. He is awarded the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (EBS) in recognition of his achievements in the field of medicine. Bhatt (Prof) Prof. Col. Jossiah Landy Mrashui 14 . He is currently a Professor in the Department of Medicine. She is a medical doctor and Professor of Medicine at the University of Nairobi. Mr. Mr. University of Nairobi and also departmental representative to the Institute of Tropical and Infectious diseases of in the same University. malaria and other tropical deseases. Bhatt played a crucial role in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Prof. He is currently a Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Nairobi. Ernst & Young and also as President of Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators. He was a member of the Committee of University teaching hospital for College of Health Sciences and also a Member of various medical boards. he has been an inspiration to the youth. the Authority has consistently exceeded the revenue targets set by Treasury.

He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for distinguished service rendered in various capacities. Apart from the members of the Armed Forces.Col. (Dr. Gichuiya was born on 24th December 1956 in Laikipia District. He initially commanded Air Support Engineering Squadron before moving to the Kenya Ordinance Factory as Chief Quality Control Officer in ammunition production. He trained as an Air Defence Officer and rose to the position of Commanding Officer. Ezekiel Mureithi Gichuiya Col. a duty he has performed with total loyalty. Col. He was appointed Aide de Camp to His Excellency the President in 2003. He is a Maxillofacial Surgeon who joined the Armed Forces in 1982 and was commissioned to the rank of Captain. he is involved in operational matters which go beyond the normal working hours and he has responded positively whenever called upon to perform his duties. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his dedication and commitment to service. Mrashui was born on 9th May 1961 in Taita-Taveta District. He was commissioned in 1983 and joined the technical branch of the Kenya Air Force. (Dr) Mbuthia was born in 1954 in Muranga District. He has been involved in life-saving operations and undertaken surgery that would have otherwise cost the department large sums of money. Johnson Mogoa Ondieki Col. He was instrumental in the computerization of the Armed Forces and has trained many technical personnel. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his commitment to service. Thuita was born on 7th March 1959 in Nakuru district. At Moi Air Base. Col. Col. He has also previously served as Commanding Officer both locally and in the UN Mission with determination and zeal. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) in recognition of his immense contribution towards a healthy nation. those who have benefited from his work include children and women. Col. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for distinguished and dedicated service. commitment and dedication. DCP Peter Lukas Kilonzo Kavila 15 .) Simon Kanyi Mbuthia Col. locally and internationally. He was enlisted into the Armed Forces in 1981 and has served in both Staff and Command including being a member of the United Nations Peace Keeping Force in Namibia. His previous documented reconstructive surgeries are a testimony of his gifted skill which he has rendered voluntarily and free of charge. Ondieki was born on 30th May 1960 in Kisii District. He has distinctly performed the duties of Deputy Brigade Commander in the field and in formations throughout his career. Samuel Ng’ang’a Thuita Col. He was enlisted into the Armed Forces in 1978 and was commissioned on 30th March 1979.

She is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for her dedicated service. His administrative prowess has seen him elevated to the position of Director of Administration at the Prisons Headquarters. During his 27 years in service. Nyanza Province. She is a career investigator who has continuously served in the Criminal Investigations Department and is currently the Provincial Police Officer. She has served the nation with dedication and commitment. He previously acted as Director of Criminal Investigations and also as Personal Assistant to the Commissioner of Police. a duty he performed to great success. He is currently serving as Deputy Director of Operations at Police Headquarters. he helped to transform it into a professional outfit and left a good legacy in terms of administration and operations. He has held positions in both command and training and is currently the Deputy Commandant. peers and even seniors. DCP Peter Meeli Leiyan He was enlisted into the Police Force on 17th April 1972 as a Constable and served in various stations in the country where he held positions both in command and as Instructor. He has high capacity of team building given his humility and high integrity. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his devotion and commitment to duty. He was enlisted into the Police Force in 1977 and has served in several capacities rising to his current position of Deputy Commissioner of Police. he has performed well in his duties rising through the ranks to become Senior Assistant Commissioner. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his distinguished and dedicated service. Currently he is in the forefront working very closely with the Commissioner in steering the prisons reforms. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for dedicated service.DCP Kavila was born in 1956. He is credited with his effective role in the Special Crimes Prevention Unit. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for commitment to duty. 16 . becoming the first lady Police Officer to hold such position. He is dedicated and diligent in performing his duties and his efforts are commendable. DCP Henfry Nzioka Musyoki DCP Musyoki was born in 1952. S/ACP King’oo has served in various capacities including as officer in charge of Principal Prisons and as Provincial Prisons commander. He is a confident and ambitious officer with genuine interest in the police service. He was appointed to coordinate security during the concluded International Parliamentary Union conference held in Nairobi. DCP Grace Syombua Kaindi DCP Kaindi was born in 1955. He is an inspiration to his juniors. While serving as Commanding Officer of the “R” Company. S/DCP David Musyoki King’oo S/ACP King’oo was bon in 1958. General Service Unit (GSU).

He was enlisted into the Kenya Police Force in 1977 and rose through the ranks to the position of Assistant Commissioner. Musikiti Makhoha Kusimba Mr.Henry Miyinzi Chakava Mr. He has taken a leading role in promoting the education sector as university Lecturer and publisher of learning materials for schools and the colleges. He currently serves as a Director of Intelligence at the National Security Intelligence Service. Kusimba was born in 1958 in Mt. Murigu was born in 1948. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his dedicated service. Tea Research Foundation of Kenya and Kenya Institute of Administration. Chakava was born in 1956. Anne Lisalista Ambwere Ms. James Hiram Ruhiu Murigu Mr. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) in recognition of his selfless efforts and noble course towards national development. Mr. Ambwere was born in 1953 in Vihiga District. He served in the National Assembly at a senior level for many years and later joined the Electoral Commission of Kenya (ECK) as Administrative Secretary and currently serves as Commission Secretary. She previously served as a Community Development Officer in 1975. He is a distinguished and respectable officer recognized for his good leadership and result-oriented style while performing and undertaking public service duties and responsibilities. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his commitment to service. He is in charge of supervising all the staff in the implementation of commission policies and as the Accounting Officer he oversees the management of public funds. which he did successfully. declaring his contribution as national service. He has carried out all these duties with distinction and loyalty. Together with other players. Elgon District. Joel Hill Tsola Mr. Murigu. through his knowledge and experience. She has worked in the Civil Service for 31 years in the Social Development Sector. Tsola was born in 1943. he was involved in the establishment of local financial institutions and is a specialist on money and capital markets. rising through the ranks to become Commissioner for 17 . He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his role in national development. He is the Director of Suntra Investment Bank. Mr. He has also made commendable efforts in the improvement of the private and public sector partnership as director in banks. There was no Secretariat at the time he joined the Commission and he was relied upon to set up a Secretariat. has been involved in the promotion and management of small enterprises and development banking. Murigu devoted his precious time to save Uchumi Supermarket which he helped to revive and as a result declined any compensation.

Jake J. corporate governance and the ongoing beautification of the city is commendable. He is currently serving as Town Clerk. Amb. He previously served as a Senior District Commissioner and also served as a Senior Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Health. Through his efforts. He led a joint delegation of IGAD. He has been serving as Ambassador to Somalia since 2003 during which time he participated in talks that led to the formation of the Transitional Federal Institutions. She is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for her role in social development. Kilele Mr. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) in recognition of his diplomatic achievements. Nairobi City Council. He has ably managed the affairs of the Nairobi City Council with commitment and zeal. the Board has managed to steer the tourism sector to internationally accepted standards thereby raising the country’s tourism attraction. He was head of a department that prepared the first rolling out of the three-year medium term expenditure framework (MTEF) that has become the basis of budgeting for the government. Affey also played a key role in the release of twenty three (23) Kenyans kidnapped in Somalia’s high sea. He prepared the first interim report on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2000-2003).M. Mr. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his commitment to service.Social Services in 2002. He is currently at the forefront in an IGAD facilitation workforce involved in negotiations with different parties to Somali conflict. He was head of Budgeting Monitoring Department and currently Director of Central Bureau of Statistics. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his contribution in national planning and development. African Union. Gakuo was born in 1950 in Kiambu district. Mohamed Abdi Affey Amb. John Gakuo Mr. Arab League and partners of Mission Somalia to resolve the political unrest in the country which produced a report acknowledged by the UN Security Council and formed the basis for a UN Security Council Resolution. Amb. His efforts in improving service delivery. Affey was born in 1968 in Wajir District. Robert Grieves-Cook Mr. Grieves-Cook has played a role in the recovery of the country’s tourist industry and has ensured cooperation between the public and private sector for continued and sustainable tourism growth. Kilele was born in 1959. Antony K. Bishop Cornelius Kipng’eno Arap Korir 18 . He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his role in promotion of tourism. Grieves-Cook was born on 7th August 1947. He is currently the Chairman of Kenya Tourist Board.

and also. He was also involved in assisting land clashes victims in 1992. He is currently a Senior Counsel and President of COMESA Court of Justice. Kitonga was born in 1956. helping to shape the content and style of television news to meet international standards. encouraging Kenyans to vote. the company has steadily progressed over the last two and a half years by increasing its profits to Kshs. Mr. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his dedicated service to the nation. an educational documentary. He served as Bishop of Eldoret for 16 years. Through his management. Mr. Kabira was born on 20th August 1967 in Meru North District. Evans Odhiambo Kidero Dr. He is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer. She served as Director of Basic Education. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his dedicated service. defence of the indigent defendants in court. Nzamba Kitonga Mr.Bishop Korir was born in 1950. He was appointed Director of Presidential Press Service in January 2003. He has served in various capacities during his journalism career. He has served as Chairman. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his leadership role and spiritual guidance. Shah is also a philanthropist who has assisted the needy through payment of school fees. food relief.791 million. Isaiya Kaberia Kabira Mr. and President of the East Africa Law Society. Prior to this. ‘my vote makes the difference’. He has routinely devoted his time to take up on probono basis. She has contributed to the expansion of access to education through supervision of the Free Primary Education Programme and is credited with the 19 . He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his invaluable service to the nation. Mary Wambui Njoroge Miss Njoroge was bon on 20th September 1950 in Kiambu District. Bishop Korir has provided leadership in the Catholic Church while he served as Chairman of the Episcopal Conference of Kenya. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his distinguished service rendered to the nation. Dr. He is also involved in educational projects in Homa Bay District. donation of trophies and disaster response. Mumias Sugar Company which he has helped to turn around in terms of productivity and profitability. He has been involved in development activities including steering of the Eldoret Diocese to settle squatters in the Uasin Gishu District. He is the Managing Director of the Nairobi Sports House through which he has supported many institutions in the country by donating sports equipment. Law Society of Kenya. Kidero was born in 1957. Mahendra Dayalal Shah Mr Shah was born on 11th February. He has played a crucial role in the growth of broadcast journalism in the country. Kabira introduced and oversaw production of television programmes. 1950.

Mwangi was born in January 1962. Prof. which he has steered to become the best micro-financing institution in the country. Moi University. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) in recognition of his role in development of education. The bank was recently listed in the Nairobi Stock Exchange. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS for his commitment to teaching. 20 . having been the first to hold that position at the institution. He has demonstrated unique attributes in human resource development for health professionals through supervision of thirty-seven (37) Masters and eighteen (18) PhD students. Mutema has previously served as Principal. Kenya Medical Training College and as Deputy Vice Chancellor. Prior to this he was Associate Professor in Medical Physiology at University of Nairobi. Miss Njoroge also coordinated the textbooks supply programme to primary schools and strategies aimed at reaching children in marginalized areas. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his support in the financial sector. Prof. He previously served in other leading banking institutions and also held a two-year appointment at the UN Advisors Group on Inclusive Financial Sectors.realization of Education for All (EFA) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets. Prof. He has been a leader in the fight against malaria and HIV/AIDS in the country for the last twenty eight (28) years. Mutema has also ably headed various boards in various Government and private institutions. Prof. She is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for her contribution towards development of education. Egerton University where he played major roles in institutional planning and capacity development and management of academic programmes and other related areas. Alloys Sigar Stevens Orago Prof. He also held directorship and membership positions in leading research institutions in the country. He is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for his immense contribution to the development of education. abstracts and papers both locally and internationally. Mutuma Mugambi Prof. He has shown research acumen through publication of over eighty four (84) conference abstracts and forty five (45) journals. Mutema was born on 8th January 1951 in Meru District. James Njuguna Mwangi Mr. Kenya Methodist University. Orago was born in 1951. He is currently an Associate Professor in Medical Education at the School of Medicine. He has also authored five books in the area of medical education and published many research articles. He is currently the Managing Director of Equity Bank Ltd. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor. Meru. He has over thirty (30) years of teaching and management experience in institutions of higher education. Prof. Alfred Mwongera Mutema Prof. He is also the current Chairman of the programmes committee of the National AIDS Control Council. Mugambi was born in 1941.

21 . She is awarded the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) in recognition of her loyalty and patriotism. the Post Office Savings Bank has become the largest and the only savings bank serving over a million clients with a portfolio of more than Kshs.) Amb. Dr.) Amb. presenting and production of radio programmes. She is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) in recognition of her contribution to national development Jennifer Nkuene Riria (Dr) Dr. for wealth and asset creation thereby alleviating poverty through supportive sustainable legal and economic structures. 1946. She has organized groups to form cooperative societies and trade unions. Sugow is also a community facilitator who has campaigned against possession of small arms and light weapons by the community. Mworia was born on 1st February. Amb. Mrs Omolo initiated children’s programmes and also did scripting. Kenya Women Finance Trust (KWFT). and a Board Member of the National Bank of Kenya. Kalimi Mugambi Mworia (Amb. She also played a key role in promotion of good governance and protection of human rights. She is currently a trainer in broadcast journalism and manages Ramogi FM station with Royal Media Services. Mworia is deeply involved in Gender and Women empowerment issues in Kenya and beyond. Before her present appointment she worked with AMREF and rose to the position of acting Director. She is also the founder and Board Member of Jitegemee Trust Ltd. She is awarded the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) for her distinguished service.Elizabeth Omolo Mrs Omolo was born on 24th October 1944 in Kisumu District. She is a renown radio and television presenter. Seii is currently the Kenyan High Commissioner to South Africa having been appointed in 2003. Mrs. Mrs. She also read both radio and television news and headed the English and metro services at the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC). She is awarded the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) in recognition of her patriotism and immense contribution towards professional broadcast journalism. She was also a member of the Nairobi City Council Interim Oversight Board. She is the current Chairperson of Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization. She has rendered distinguished career in broadcast and journalism spanning fourty five (45) years. Through her leadership. Tabitha Seii (Amb. She is currently Ambassador of Kenya to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Prior to this. Riria is currently the Chairperson of Post Office Savings Bank and Chief Executive Officer. Seii is an ardent supporter of women empowerment. 20 billion. Rukia Subow Mrs Subow was born on 23rd September 1958. Riria has led women to have ample access to productive resources. she was active in community development activities and environmental conservation in Rift Valley Province.

the Corporation has become self sustaining and has been remitting substantial profits to the Exchequer. fighting through heavy ambush. He showed intelligent First Aid skills when he saved four lives of servicemen injured during an incident at Laggah Larisoro Archer Post where a 12mm 22 . Sam Mwamburi Mwale Mr. he fought for over 23 hours against over 300 rebels who wanted to forcibly disarm the Kenyan company in Magburuka after taking hostage the Officer Commanding. She is awarded the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) for her role in national development and cohesion. In May 2000. He was also involved in the African Peer Review Mechanism where Kenya was highly rated. he led his company to extricate from the rebel-controlled area. She joined Lloyd Masika Ltd as a Trainee Valuer in 1980 and served in various positions rising to become a Senior Director in 1995. He is currently serving as an Economic Secretary under the Department of Policy Analysis at State House. Maj. Noah Kiprop Kangogo Maj. Gunner Hassan Mohamed Rassi Gunner Rassi was born in 1973 in Mombasa District. He previously served as an Economic Advisor in the Ministry of Planning and National Development. She is awarded the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) for her contribution to national development. He is awarded the Moran of Burning Spear (MBS) in recognition of his valuable contribution towards economic policy formulation. He was commissioned into the Armed Forces in August 1990 and rose through the ranks to his current rank of Major. Mwale has been instrumental in the preparation of Vision 2030 under the guidance of the National Economic and Social Council. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his devotion. which led to saving lives of members of his company. sacrifice and commitment to service. Gitari Ms Gitari was born on 14th November 1957. Nairobi. He was enlisted into the Armed Forces in 1994. Mr. Mary Kimotho M’mukindia Mrs Mukindia was born in 1959. She is awarded the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) for her promotion valuers’ profession. Mwale was born in 1963 in Mombasa District. She is currently serving as Managing Director of the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK). conflict resolutions and mitigations and reconciliation. Bernadette M. Through her stewardship. She left the company in 2005 to join Knight Frank. While he was deployed to the United Nations duties in Sierra Leone.6 billion to a profit making institution. Kangogo was bon on 12th July 1965 in Baringo District. He displayed self-sacrifice and extreme devotion to duty involving imminent danger of death.She is active in promotion of peace through training. where she still works. Between 1999 and 2003 she was the General Manager. Petroleum Institute of Africa. She has successfully turned around the company after six successive years of loss making totaling 1.

ACP Gitonga was born in 1960. He has ably managed to coordinate operational activities within the province thereby bringing crime in the province to manageable levels. Ag. He used his skills despite not being a medic to treat them until they were evacuated to Armed Forces Memorial Hospital. He is a long serving Police Officer who has vast experience in police duties and currently stationed at Nyanza Provincial Headquarters as Staff Officer in charge of administration.Bore bomb was prematurely exploded. Anti-stock Theft Unit. rescue of flood victims and operational flying throughout the country. He was enlisted into the Police Force on 1st January 1981 as a Constable. S/ACP Francis Musembi Munyambu S/ACP Munyambu was born in 1959. courageous and dedicated. He has also participated in assignments relating to anti-terrorism at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and recovery after a plane crash on top of Mt. He has previously served at the Police Headquarters where he successfully handled various important assignments. He is currently the Deputy Provincial Police Officer. evacuation duties. he has been swift. ACP Gilbert Hezekiel Gitonga Ag. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for dedicated service. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his courageous and dedicated service. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his meritorious service. He is currently serving as a Senior Assistant Commandant of Administration Police Force. He has contributed to the well-being of Administration Police Officers by steering the facilitation of their housing. a position he has held with dedication by ensuring that cases of cattle rustling in the country are reduced tremendously by promptly deploying officers to track down the culprits. He is currently serving as Commandant of the Kenya Police Air Wing where he has rendered meritorious service. transport and 23 . Throughout his work and during encounter with challenging situations. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his commitment to service. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his commitment to service. always coming out as a winner against crime. ACP Albert Waweru Miare ACP Miare was born in 1953. displaying exceptional brilliance and courage while flying with VIPs. Kenya. Nairobi Area and has managed to reduce crime incidences in the city. S/ACP Moses Ombati Nyakwama S/ACP Nyakwama was born in 1962. He is currently the Commandant. He served at the General Service Unit rising through the ranks to become a Commandant of the Kenya Airports Police Unit. S/ACAP Fredrick Kyalo Mulandi S/ACAP Mulandi was born in 1961. He has previously served in various Police Divisions in the country and also at the Kenya Police Training College.

he has accumulated a wealth of experience that he has ably utilized to go about his administrative obligations in various duties. rehabilitated 745 and constructed 368. He has since risen through the ranks to become a Chief Commandant. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his dedication and commitment to duty. He was enlisted into the National Youth Service (NYS) as a volunteer serviceman on 6th December. He has performed his duties with enthusiasm. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his commitment and dedication to duty. 1971. The department has purchased sixty (60) houses. S/ACAP Eusebius Karuti Laibuta S/ACAP Laibuta was born in 1957. He has also championed anti-corruption campaign as an Integrity Assurance Officer. He has done well in his role in the publicity image of the activities of the Service and securing employment opportunities for NYS trained graduates through liaison coordination with prospective employers. She has also coordinated training for the youth in the Craft Engineering Training School and NYS Institute of Business Studies. Twenty (20) vehicles have also been rehabilitated. Through his efforts and initiative. During the department’s end of year celebrations. ACAP Gichuki Gitata ACAP Gitata was bon in 1951. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his commitment to service. 1976. Given her long service of 35 years. She was enlisted into the National Youth Service as a volunteer servicewoman in July. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his commitment and dedication to duty. he was recognized as the most hardworking and exemplary performer. Siongok was born in 1956. dedication and commitment. She is stationed at Nairobi Holding Unit as the Deputy Commanding Officer. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for her exemplary performance of duty. a position he still ably holds. Elvis Atsili Mugutu 24 . Philip Tanui Siongok Mr. the Administration Police’s personnel section has improved in efficiency and effectiveness towards service delivery. He is a hardworking and dedicated officer who achieves desired results. Rebecca Mugo Njoki Ms Mugo was born in 1952.other welfare programmes. He is recognized for his commitment and dedication to duty. she has accumulated a wealth of experience that has enabled her to go about her administrative obligations in various assignments. He has streamlined the Administration Police records system which has enabled the Force to maintain and uphold clean payroll resulting in financial savings. He was enlisted into the Administration Police in 1976 and has risen through the ranks to become an Assistant Commandant. Given his long service of 30 years. He is stationed at NYS Headquarters as the Chief Staff Officer (Public Relations). She rose through the ranks to her present position of Commandant.

He is currently a Commanding Officer of NYS Technical College. she has ably utilized her administrative skills to achieve results. 1971. He has been involved in offering ophthalmology services for the last twenty years especially traversing the whole of North Rift region almost single handedly performing approximately 400 surgeries per year on many poor Kenyans who would otherwise have lost their vision. Joram Wilfred Odede Dr. He has been a strong pillar of Kenya Scouts Association for a long time. Given her long service of 35 years. As a result of good leadership and management practices. He has also continued to transform the registration of births and deaths towards better service delivery. He has been instrumental in the formulation of integrated population registration system strategy. Mathias Ochuna Wanyela Mr. Belidina Boaz Ambiyo Ms Ambiyo was bon in 1952. She is stationed at NYS Tumaini Farm Unit as the Deputy Commanding Officer. he linked up the institution with Strathmore University which now offers professional and degree courses to prisoners at Naivasha. the farming Unit has been able to collect substantial Appropriations-in-Aid. He has been in charge Naivasha Maximum Security Prison where he headed very effectively for four years. He has demonstrated unique leadership qualities during his service in the Prisons Service. He has served with dedication. Mombasa. He was enlisted into the National Youth Service (NYS) as a direct entry Cadet in July 1989. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for exemplary performance of duty.Snr. Through her effort and support. Reuben Muriuki Kimotho Mr. Odede was born in 1952. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for invaluable health services he has rendered. commitment and loyalty for 28 years in the Civil Service. Kimotho was born in 1954. Njoga was born in 1960. Wanyela was born in 1958. Benjamin Njoga Ombuya Mr. which will lead to rapid computerization of national registration systems and make the documents more secure. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for exemplary performance of her duties. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his commitment and devotion to duty. He served as a scout’s leader. Dr. He has maintained a clean record of service since enlistment. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his initiatives and dedicated service. Commandant Atsili was bon in 1964. trainer of trainers at the highest level of 25 . During his stay at Naivasha. She was enlisted in the National Youth Service (NYS) as a volunteer servicewoman in July. he has been able to coordinate the college activities well which has seen it register good performance at national Craft Certificate Examinations.

Musikira was born in 1954. He has served as the National Training Commissioner and currently is the Deputy Chief Commissioner and a member of the management committee. He has made remarkable contribution to the development of youth programme materials in use today by Kenya Scouts Association. Dr. He is currently the Director of Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) where he has immensely contributed towards agricultural research and development in the country for twenty six (26) years. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for dedicated service. Dominic Ngari Munyi Mr. Dr. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his tireless efforts in improving the scout’s movement. Sylvan Joseph Odero Mr. Kinyua is also a member of the National Biosafety Committee (NBC). Munyi was born in 1952. she has been recognized and received an award from the American Biographical Institute. He contributed to the formulation of policies that positively affected human resource management in the public service. She has attained success in the last ten years by developing wheat varieties which are grown in over 80% of the country and in the region. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) in recognition of his exemplary performance and commitment to serve the nation. Kinyua was born in 1960. He has attained the highest level of training of trainers in scouting (as Leader Trainer). He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his distinguished service rendered to the nation. He has ably served KARI in various positions both in technical and administrative management leading to appointments to several Task Forces and committees both regionally and internationally. She has also carried out international assignments leading to her nomination to host the 8th International Wheat Conference.Leader Trainer. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) in recognition of her immense contribution to research activities. He has continued to contribute to the service by giving advice to the government in matters relating to human resource management. having served as Human Resource Officer and retired in 1995. Dr. He has broken the barriers of disability by actively participating in scouting leadership. leading to the appointment to the position of National Programme Commissioner. As a result of this achievement. She is currently serving as Centre Director at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute. Nicolas Alexander Nesbitt 26 . Odero was born in 1940. He participated in the formulation of the strategic plan for the association as well as other training materials in use today. He has rendered long service as a scout leader and trainer despite his blindness. Miriam Gaceri Kinyua Dr. Ephraim Amiani Mukisira Dr.

000 more graduates over the next 24 months. it managed to employ over 150 graduates in the call centre business with the potential to employ over 1. which has assisted. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for dedicated service. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for her efforts in promotion of sporting activities. Mwongo was born in 1956 in Meru Central District. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for dedicated services. He enlisted into the Kenya Police Force in 1976 and rose through the ranks to the position of Senior Superintendent of Police. Mr. He is the current chairman Kenya National Sports Council. He has served the country in various capacities with dedication and diligence. He is a national long-jump champion who has represented the country in international competitions. Kimeto was born in 1956 in Koibatek District. Francis Kiriinya Mwongo Mr. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his support of community development. in adding value to a wide range of strategic papers. Okuthe was born in 1947. Fridah Bilha Mulwale Shiroya Ms Shiroya was born in 1948.Mr. Ms Shiroya is an active member of Kenya Women in Sports and is the Treasurer of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his role in national development. It has already positioned Kenya as a viable player in the global outsourcing economy. he returned to Kenya to pioneer a brand new sector of the economy. He is a distinguished and respectable officer recognized for his good leadership and result-oriented style while performing and undertaking public service duties and responsibilities. He is also a sponsor of Ligi Ndogo Soccer for children under Coca-Cola Company. Jushua Hardy Okuthe Mr. international out-stocking. Nesbitt was born in 1962. He has also served the country in the diplomatic service where he has promoted the country’s image. Okuthe was instrumental in the construction of Dandora police station. James Chemas Kimeto Mr. He is a distinguished and reliable officer who played a key role in the establishment and maintenance of a professional Economic Intelligence Unit in NSIS. Within 18 months of founding Kencall EPZ Ltd. She pioneered in the Women’s Football in early 1980s and she is the chairperson and pioneer of Kenya Softball Association. Jepheth Kilonzo Kasanga 27 . She served as a sports administrator for 20 years. After living in America for over 20 years.

He has over 20 years of distinguished service including as head of public relations at Kenyatta University between 1993 and 2000 during which time. Josephine Odira Sinyo Ms Sinyo was bon in 1956. Kassim Mambo Rigga Mr. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his distinguished service. he 28 . He is one of the musicians who have made a mark in the country’s gospel music scene. She is the first visually impaired (blind) woman lawyer in Kenya and the first lady to obtain a Masters degree in Law. Stephen Lemoya Ole Mpesha Mr. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) in recognition of her extraordinary achievements and role in national development. Kenya Association of Music producers (KAMP). He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his distinguished service rendered to the nation. She is also the first blind person to be nominated Member of Parliament. Rigga was born in 1952. He is a resourceful member of the Public Service Commission where he has served since November 2003. he immensely contributed to the massive HIV/AIDS awareness campaign.Mr. He is a producer of sound recordings with over two hundred (200) catalogues at his studios. He has an impressive record of leadership and national service. He is currently serving as a member of the Public Service Commission of Kenya. a member of the Kenya Copyright Board (KCB) and a church Elder at AIC Jericho. An undergraduate student of Daystar University. She has ably represented Kenya in various international conferences in matters relating to the visually impaired women in Africa. He is also a music distributor with a network of outlets across the country. He was head of the tourism sector as chairman of Kenya Association of Tourist Operators (KATO) for 11 years. Currently he is Music Instructor at Daystar University. he cultivated a cordial relationship between the student body and the University Administration that contributed to the fewer students’ riots experienced during the period. Ole Mpesha was born in 1956. a choirmaster and composer with six (6) albums to his credit. which resulted in the reduction of HIV/AIDS infection rate from 13% to 6%. Waweru was born in 1950. Prior to this. When the tourism sector experienced difficult times. he has given his contribution to this country since his youth by associating with music activities in various capacities. Kasanga was born in 1958 in the Mbitini Location of Kitui District. Nairobi. Samuel Mwaura Waweru Mr. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) in recognition of his immense contribution to the music industry. he served as Police Officer where he was a Chief Firearms Licensing Officer and played a critical role in enforcing the law and measures to curtail the infiltration of illegal firearms. he is dependable and balanced in approach to matters. As Commissioner. He is a trusted and diligent civil servant with exemplary service record. He is chairman. As one of the pioneer managers of National Aids Control Council (NACC) between 2001 and 2003.

which played a critical role in organizing the private sector at the umbrella level and its partnership with government. Joyce Miguda Majiwa Ms Majiwa was born in 1957.created Kenya Private Sector Foundation. Prof.I. He is also a Director of Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute (KIRDI).A. Evelyn Karungari Mungai 29 . He has also made substantial donations to upgrade the Kibera slums and is currently paying school fees for a number of children from the slum. Besides his contribution to the film industry. She has been involved in women rights and has worked closely with organizations that are involved in human rights. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his efforts in the promotion of education and for support to the film industry. He played a key role in the creation of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) where he now serves as Chief Executive. She has developed the institution from a girl’s secondary school to its current status.D. She has served as a Chairperson of F. Environment and Industrial Sectors. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his role in promoting government-private sector partnership. She is currently the Principal of Nkabune Technical Training Institute. Prof. Harry Likhagasi Kaane Prof. Williams is renowned film maker who has directed a number of films and documentaries including the award winning “Constant Gardener” that was shot here in Kenya. She is an active member of the society and participates regularly in different educative forums. Martha Kamba Mburugu Mrs. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his contribution towards education and research. He has recorded impressive success in the teaching profession. Kaane spearheaded reforms in Energy. he has cultivated a culture of professionalism and set the highest standard for many Kenyans who aspire to be in the film industry. Williams has indeed played a role in exposing the beauty of the country to the world by choosing Kenya as a location for making films. She has also helped to create employment to the local community and spearheaded supply of piped water to two institutions in Meru Central District. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) in recognition of her role in women empowerment. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for her efforts in promotion of education. Charning Simon Williams Mr. Mburugu was bon in 1951. She has also set up part-time classes for upgrading working community’s skills in Meru town. Mr. which is the only girl’s technical institute in the country. research and engineering fields as a university lecturer and practicing engineer. Kaane was born in 1953.

leadership and family values. She has served the community in Garissa District with dedication. Abdalla was born on 15th April 1965 in Mombasa district. teachers’. She has encouraged girls to take up education and is a role model to many in the district. Kiraguri was born in 1955.5 million this year alone. He is a diligent Accountant who has served as a Provincial Accountant for over ten years with unquestioned loyalty and dedication. Vijoo Rattansi is the Chairperson and Director of Rattansi Educational Trust.10. Vijoo Rattansi Mrs. He is currently the Director of Comcraft Group of Companies. Khadija Ahmed Abdalla Dr. He has previously headed various institutions of higher learning and commands a lot of respect in Mbeere district. He is a Commissioner with the Teachers’ Service Commission. Ngatiari was born in 1948 in Mbeere district. She is also the Executive Director of Transparency International. Throughout his career. She is currently an Assistant Director of Medical Services.Ms Mungai was born in 1944. Shah was born in December 1936. multi-sectoral village empowerment programme. Samuel Waihura Kiraguri Mr. the Rift Valley Provincial Commissioner’s Office has not had any audit queries. Mr. Ngatiari has played a key role in national development and is loyal to the government. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) in recognition of her efforts and contribution towards provision of health services. She is a promoter of microfinance institutions and a role model for entrepreneurship. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his devotion and commitment to duty. She is the first woman Chairperson of the Rotary Club of Nairobi. Kiraguri has also been an ordained church elder with PCEA church Nakuru since 1985 during which time he participated in building of PCEA churches in Nakuru. She has also been able to manage the Garissa Provincial Hospital in an excellent and corruption free manner. he has kept financial accounts well and advises Provincial Commissioners on the implementation of District Treasuries circulars as a result. He has rendered dedicated service to the nation by serving the interests of employers through the Kenya Federation of Employers where he has given his time. Joel J. 30 . She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) in recognition of her immense contribution towards the welfare of the underprivileged. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his role in national development. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for her notable achievements and service to society. She is credited with spearheading the ongoing. Mr. medical colleges and polytechnic students and has contributed over Kshs. through her professional assistance and saving lives. Hirji Shah Mr. The Trust currently offers financial assistance to university. Dr. Ngatiari Mr.

Bole Asenath Odaga Ms Odaga was born in 1940 in Kisumu District. She is a founder member of Starehe Girls School and is a good role model for aspiring female entrepreneurs. He is currently a Board Member of the Kenya National Assurance Company Ltd. She is also the author of the first Dholuo-English dictionary and is presently the Chairperson of Kanyagwar-Kisumu cultural centre. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his role in national development. He also served as Medical Officer at Nyeri Provincial General Hospital. Shah is a member of the East African Business Council and was involved in liaison with Uganda and Tanzania to create an effective trading area. She is the Managing Director and founder of Adopt-a-Light Ltd. Dr. Francis Njenga 31 . She is a writer. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for her notable promotion of culture and national development. road safety and development in Nairobi city including the slum areas.energy and expertise for many years culminating in being its Chairman. which is behind the street lights initiative that has provided infrastructure for security. Through his efforts. She has authored many books positioning universal cultural values as central in human development. Thenya was born on 10th November 1968. She has embraced community participation as a strategy for development and people call her “Mama Culture”. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) for his contribution towards provision of medical services. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for her noble initiatives. Esther Muthoni Passaris Miss Passaris was born on 20th October 1964 in Mombasa. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his role in national development. Mwakiingo has helped in community development projects including roads. actor and educationist who has made outstanding contribution in the development and promotion of African culture. He has been serving in the medical field from 1991 when he was a Research Assistant at University of Nairobi. schools and health facilities in Taita Taveta district. Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nairobi Women’s Hospital. He is the Founder. Mr. the Nairobi Women’s Hospital has been offering medical assistance to victims of rape and other abuses including those who cannot afford to pay. He has served in international organizations and also as a Member of Parliament representing Voi Constituency. Mwakiringo was born on 18th May 1957 in Taita Taveta District. Mr. Basil Nguku Mwakiringo Mr. Sam Thenya Dr. He is also called upon from time to time to offer management advice to charitable organizations. Miss Passaris is recognized for her contribution towards national development and for supporting social and economic activities in the country.

He also served as Group Quality Operations and Controller for major food industries in the East Africa region. New York and in the Security Council. he made tremendous contributions at international meetings and left lasting impressions on behalf of the country. He is recognized for his contribution to the Award Programme which has gained prominence and has played a leading role in matters of youth affairs countrywide. Kityaka was born on 17th July 1962 in Malindi District. Killingo is a Palliative Care expert who is also the Chief Executive of Meru Hospice in Meru District. Dr. Mathew Nzioka Kithyaka Mr. He is credited with being one of the principal architects of the concept of the sea-bed as an economic zone which has become a significant component of the legal global system of peace and security by establishing stable legal order for the nations. He is a Food Scientist who currently serves as Managing Commissioner of the recently rehabilitated Kenya Meat Commission. Elijah Mutea Iringo 32 .Mr. He previously served in various organizations including the Kenya Food Processors and Exporters Association where he carried out special international assignments beneficial to the country. James Kimonye Mr. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his distinguished and dedicated service rendered to the nation. Killingo has facilitated several conferences and workshops both locally and internationally and is a member of various medical associations. During his career. Bactrin Mutabari Killingo Dr. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) for his notable achievement. Africa to oversee the development of the award programme in over 21 African countries. both of which provide care for the poor in resource-disadvantaged settings. He was an active member of the International Law Commission between 1976 and 1991. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) for his loyalty and dedicated service. In August 2006. Kimonye was born in 1959 in Meru District. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior (OGW) for his tireless efforts in provision of health services. He was instrumental in the setting up of the functions of Meru Hospice. Dr. He has made major contribution to the sustainability of the Presidential Award Scheme by initiating fundraising activities and raising the profile of the scheme through increased involvement of youth in community based projects and youth exchange programmes with other countries. The Hospice serves the terminally ill cancer and AIDS patients within a radius of 100kms. he was appointed by the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award International Association to the position of Operations Director. He is a founder member of Kenya Treatment Access Movement (KETAM) and also the Kenya Hospice & Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA). Njenga is a pioneer Foreign Service Officer who served in the 1960s and 1970s during which time he represented the country in diplomatic missions including the United Nations.

agriculture and capacity building of human capital. He is also a member of various development committees and Vice-Chairman of Kenya Bankers Association. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his support for community development. David Wachira Mr. Eastern Province. Corrugated Group. electricity. Patel has also contributed towards educational development through building of schools in Kilifi District. He has also participated in the same capacity in international conferences and presented papers. She is currently the Managing Director of Stellan Consult Ltd. He was appointed District Commissioner on 28th March 2001 and became a Personal Assistant to the Provincial Commissioner. He is currently serving as Senior District Commissioner in Marsabit District. Mr. Editor of Parents Magazine and proprietor of Bodywise Fitness Centre. water. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his participation in development initiatives. Wachira is among the founders of newly formed Kimathi University in Central Province.. roads.Mr. Mr. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for her contribution to family life education and provision of health facilities. Iringo was born in 1961 in Meru Central District. hardworking and result-oriented in the performance of his duties. an NGO which supports and facilitates development projects in Nyeri District in education. Eunice Njambi Mathu Mrs Mathu was born on 7th April 1952. She is a Trustee of Starehe Girls’ Centre and Member of Business and Professional Women. He served as a Resource Person in the DFID sponsored Mutual review Capacity Development in Africa held in London in September 2004. She also holds membership in media and marketing boards. Wachira is the current Chairman of Othaya Development Association. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) in recognition of his achievements. 33 . North Eastern. health. He was instrumental in restoring peace and reduction of cattle rustling menace in West Pokot District and has continued to demonstrate good leadership quality and team work in Marsabit District. He joined the Civil Service in 1986 as an Assistant Secretary and was later posted to the Provincial Administration as District Officer in 1989 and served in Nyanza. He is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) for his commitment and devotion to duty. Kithinji Kiragu Mr. Patel was born on 22nd Mach 1967 in Mombasa District. He has also facilitated seminars for senior government officers locally. Rift Valley and Eastern Provinces. Hasmukh Kanji Patel Mr. Iringo is a loyal. Mr. Kiragu was born in 1952 in Embu District. Through his company. he has initiated development of programmes resulting in job creation and also support of various development projects around the country.

She has voluntarily counseled teenage girls in Nairobi and Nyanza Provinces and also given general talks to girls on matters of HIV and careers. His timely and selfless reaction resulted in saving the life of his Section Commander although the crocodile bit of the Commander’s left hand. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his bravery. Sgt. On 23rd July 2003. Her contributions towards the development of education especially the girl-child education is commendable. Millicent A. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC-Civilian Division) for her achievement and promotion of culture. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC-Civilian Division) for community development. She has been a role model and an inspiration to many upcoming women singers in the country. Onyonyi Ms Onyonyi was born on 20th October 1967 in Rusinga Island.Janet Njeri Mbugua Mrs Mbugua is the Principal of Alliance Girls’ High School. WO II Hamud Abdalla Said WO II Said was born in 1961 in Malindi District. He is recognized for displaying high level of bravery and self defence as demonstrated when he confronted four armed thugs in Kayole. he tirelessly dived into the Ewaso Nyiro River in a successful effort to retrieve a G3 rifle and an LMG barrel which had fallen into the crocodile infested river. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his bravery and dedication to duty. Nairobi where she participated in community work in Pumwani Maternity Hospital and Langata Women Prison. She is awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) in recognition of her dedicated service. Mrs Achieng Abura Mrs Abura is a musician of international repute and has been a good cultural ambassador for the country through her singing. He recovered and handed over a pistol 34 . David Wanyonyi Sirengo Sgt. She has steered the school to greater achievements in the national examinations. Ms Onyonyi was previously a women leader in the SDA Church. On 25 th July 2003 while on a match and shoot exercise. The retrieval was difficult to make without the use of specialized equipment and his efforts were a great motivation to his colleagues. Through Jopiny Group she has conducted medical camps in Karachuonyo and Suba districts. Koonyo was born in 1970 in Narok District. Itipapa Katianyi Koonyo Sgt. Nairobi and disarmed them. Sgt. Sirengo was born in 1972 in Bungoma district. he daringly saved the life of his fellow officer who had been carried by a crocodile on its back down the River Ewaso Nyiro.

He is recognized for acting with valour during a security operation in Baragoi where he lost his hand when they came in contact with bandits in 1999. He is recognized for his efforts in voluntarily and bravely searching for the rifle and became an inspiration to his colleagues. serving as an Assistant Commandant of Administration Police Force. Guhat Malak L/Cpl Malak was born on 1st July 1964 in Mandera District. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his bravery. while on a match and shoot exercise. Hussein Hassan Molu (Posthumous) The late Molu was. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his courage in discharging his duties. in recognition of his dedicated service. On 23rd July 2003. capacity building in border security controls and establishment of AIDS control units and also research units. 35 . While in service he helped to recover 2 AK47 rifles and 20 herds of stolen cattle on 16th April 2001 in Mandera District. On 12th July 2005. he volunteered to search for a rifle. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS). He was enlisted into the Administration Police Force in 1994 and served in the field until 2004 when he was transferred to the Headquarters. Onyango was born in 1961 in Karachuonyo District. he was able to recover two AK47 rifles and together with his team of officers under his command. S/ACAP Fred Mbithi Mwei S/ACAP Mwei was born in November 1967 in Machakos District.loaded with six rounds of ammunition to the civil police. he dived twice into the river and was attacked by a crocodile. until his death. L/Cpl. Malak performs his duties with devotion and zeal. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his bravery and devotion to duty. recovered 200 stolen herds of cattle. He was enlisted into the Armed Forces in 1985 and posted to the 20 Parachute Battalion. He is currently a Senior Assistant Commandant in charge of planning and research. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his dedication to service. Roba was bon in 1956. Samuel Otira Onyango Cpl. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his act of bravery. posthumously. He died in a road accident while travelling to Nairobi from Embu to attend a Small Arms and Light Weapons Workshop. He has served as Administration Police Officer in various districts in the country for twenty seven (27) years rising through the ranks to become a Superintendent of Police. L/Cpl. which had dropped into Ewaso Nyiro River during which time. SP Jaro Roba Sp. He is an able Officer who has to his credit the entrenchment of the concept of work plans. Cpl. during the Turbi attack where several lives were lost. He fought it as his colleagues were trying to save him and was freed with a severed left hand.

He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his devotion and dedication to duty. Benedict Kiplimo Kemboi Mr. Several carcasses were also seized by KWS at a slaughterhouse. She is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for gallantly performing her duties.56mm ammunition and two AK47 assault rifles. He is recognized for his dedication to duty including his participation in disposing of three poachers and recovery of four rhino horns. Jilo Boru Hidi Cpl. together with the late Ole Sisina gallantly unearthed illegal poaching of bush meat at Soysambu Ranch in April 2005. Hidi was born in 1968. Josphat Kaibiru Mutegi Mr. He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 1st March 1990 as a Ranger. 240 rounds of 5. Kemboi was born in 1982. Lilian Ochieng Ajuoga Ms Ajuoga was born in 1976. 240 rounds of 5. He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 1st August 1992 as an Assistant Warden III and rose to his current position of Senior Warden I on 1st August 2006. He is recognized for his dedication to duty including his participation in disposing of three poachers and recovery of four rhino horns. she courageously raised an alarm and her senior colleagues came to her rescue. Ibrahim Hassan Choo Cpl. Cpl. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his dedication to duty. He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 8th July 2005 as a Ranger. Cpl. Choo was born in 1968. He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 8th July 2005 as a Ranger. She was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 21st December 2001 as an Assistant Warden II.56mm ammunition and two AK47 assault rifles. He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 1st March 1990 as a Ranger. He is recognized for successfully planning and leading an undercover operation at Tsavo West National Park which led to the recovery of six pieces of ivory being smuggled to a neighbouring country on 17th May 2006. 240 rounds of 5. She.John Halake Harbale Mr. He is recognized for his dedication to duty including his participation in disposing of three poachers and recovery of four rhino horns. He also led another successful operation within Lamu District on 26th May 2006. Harbale was born in 1966. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his dedication to duty. Mutegi was born in 1985. He is recognized for his dedication to duty including his 36 . He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his commitment to service.56mm ammunition and two AK47 assault rifles. Despite the shooting and killing of her colleague.

240 rounds of 5. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his devotion to duty. John with outstanding dedication. He is recognized for his efforts in fostering peace dedication to service. in recognition of his dedicated service and efforts in maintenance of security. He died in a plane crash in Marsabit while on a peace keeping mission together with other government officers. During his career in teaching at the university.56mm ammunition and two AK47 assault rifles. Kimani played an instrumental role in the development of Module II Programmes at the University of Nairobi and also in the development of studies in Human Anatomy in the country. Sgt. Busia District. Prof. Ouma was a hard working officer who until his death was the Deputy Regional coordinator Eastern Region of the National Security Intelligence Service. he served with dedication and commitment. which he initiated. Gilbert Mlyanga Siang’a (Posthumous) The late Mr. He joined the Civil Service in 1985 as an Assistant Secretary and rose through the ranks to become an Under Secretary. He has been active in national development through support of the 37 . He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 4th July 1989 as a Ranger. He is recognized for his dedication to duty including his participation in disposing of three poachers and recovery of four rhino horns. (UNES). Kimani served as Managing Director of University of Nairobi Enterprise and Services Ltd. in recognition of his achievements in the development of education. devotion and commitment for eighteen (18) years. He is the Treasurer and Chairman of Finance Committee and also Administration of the St.56mm ammunition and two AK47 assault rifles. James Kirumbi Kimani (Posthumous) The late Prof. he held senior positions and appointments and received several academic awards for his research work. John Makyo Ouma (Posthumous) The late Mr. John Ambulance Kenya.participation in disposing of three poachers and recovery of four rhino horns. Munene was born in 1964. He was instrumental in conflict resolution and peace building initiatives and he died while on a peace mission to the northern part of Eastern Province. posthumously. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS). He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS). 240 rounds of 5. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his devotion to duty. Siang’a was born on 1st August 1959 in Nambale. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS). Lazaro Akunga Kimang’a Mr. posthumously in recognition of his exemplary performance of duty. He has rendered selfless service and contributed to mankind as a senior volunteer of St. Geofrey Munene Sgt. Until his death. Kimang’a was born on 4th December 1955 in Kisii District. posthumously.

He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his exemplary service. He has been most instrumental in the growth of the medical committee which sets and oversees standards of services in the medical profession by developing and reviewing training materials. He was also involved in assisting the victims of the August 1998 bomb blast in Nairobi. Donati Njama Dr. She has been one of the most dedicated volunteers having served for twenty eight (28) years in various capacities. Angelo D’Agostino (Posthumous) 38 . He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his dedicated service. John Ambulance Kenya. Njama has sacrificed his time to provide free medical services in children’s home and slum dwellers and is also active in community health education. Ramesh Chunilal Mehta Mr. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for his selfless service.disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the society and also supporting government efforts during national disasters. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for tireless efforts in rescue operations. John Ambulance selflessly and has used his personal resources to support activities of the organization. David Wainaina Waweru (alias Maasai) Mr. He has served St. Mr. She has helped to develop the HIV/AIDS curriculum for St. John and also participates in medical camps for the disadvantaged communities and assists in sourcing for food and clothing to be donated to the poor. he sourced for an ambulance from the Lions Club of Kenya which is still providing services to residents of Kisumu and its environs. She is the Principal Nursing Officer at St. He has served in the St. Waweru was born on 4th April 1974 in Nyandarua District. His efforts won the admiration of officers who were involved in the rescue operations. Mehta has served St. She is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS) for her tireless efforts in service to the needy. Mehta was born on 27th April 1945 in Kisumu District. Margaret Consolata Wamuyu Wanjohi Ms Wanjohi was born on 25th December 1950 in Kirinyaga District. Njama was born on 17th May 1940 in Taita-Taveta District. John Ambulance Kenya selflessly for 26 years rising to the rank of Deputy Chief Surgeon. He is mason and has been constructing residential and business premises both in Nairobi and in Naivasha town. Fr. He initiated HIV/AIDS activities and free medical camps and is also involved in disaster response activities and management of incidents. Waweru selflessly and voluntarily participated in the rescue operations during the collapse of a building along River Road in Nairobi in 2006. Ms Wanjohi is also actively involved in casualty rescue missions. Dr. Dr. John Ambulance Kenya for eleven (11) years providing able leadership to the Council in Nyanza region. Mr. In 1994. She is also the Deputy Chairperson of the Medical Committee of the Organization and is an active member of the First Aid Training Committee.

Through his hard work and devotion to duty. By the time of his death in November 2006. Bett was born in 1960 in Nandi District. Rono was born in 1958 in Bureti District.The late Fr. He modified the gun. After working in his native country he came to Kenya in 1981 to work among refugees. In August 2006.Military Division) for his noble initiative and commitment to service. he and his colleagues successfully fabricated its electric firing trigger. fitted it and when it was tested on 24th August 2006. he successfully modified the puma gun and upon its testing.Military Division) for his dedication and commitment to duty. the home catered for 95 orphans. He modified the gun. safety switch and electrical cable to the gun. posthumously for his tireless efforts in philanthropic endeavours.Military Division) for his initiative and commitment to service. Walucho was born in 1966 in Bungoma District. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. it was found to be effective in aircraft self defence when operating in hostile conditions. S/Sgt. Njenga was born in 1961 in Nakuru District. In 1990 he started Nyumbani Children’s Home an orphanage for HIV poitive children in Nairobi. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Silver Star of Kenya (SS). He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Sgt. Duncan Thiga Njenga Sgt. S/Sgt. Samuel Kipyegon Bett Sgt. it was found to be effective in aircraft self defence when operating in hostile conditions. he successfully modified the puma gun and upon its testing. he and his colleagues professionally fabricated its electric firing trigger. he helped in the modification and fabrications of accessories for the Tucano Puma aircraft to enable it effectively operate in hostile conditions. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Military Division) in recognition of his initiative and commitment to service. it was found to be effective in its intended capability and operation. Sgt. safety switch and electrical cable to the gun. Following the need to install an air version gun to a Puma aircraft. Through his hard work and devotion to duty. William Kipkurui Rono S/Sgt. D’Agostino was born on 26th January 1926 in USA. Following the need to install an air version gun to a Puma aircraft. fitted it and upon testing on 24th August 2006. Snr. Private Dorcas Chepkemoi Mutai 39 . it was found to be effective in its intended capability and operation. he successfully modified and fabricated accessories for the Tucano Puma aircraft to enable it effectively operate in hostile conditions. In August 2006. He also started other institutions for disadvantaged and vulnerable children. Josephat Famba Walucho S/Sgt.

Mombasa where he has maintained very high level of security alertness thus guaranteeing safety to passengers and workers. IP Paul Maingo Mumo IP Mumo was born in 1969. 1995 and in 2004. He is a disciplined and courageous officer who has displayed a sense of professionalism. She was enlisted into the Police Force on 26th November 1973 as a Constable. He is currently stationed at Moi International Airport. He has served in various capacities including as Officer Commanding Station (OCS).Military Division) for exemplary performance of duty. Private Mercy Njeri Githaiya Snr. Sgt. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC-Military Division) for her dedication to service. Maigua was born in 1961. Snr. Private Githaiya was born on 1st January 1976 in Nyandarua District. He is 40 . She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has represented the country in international shooting competitions including the United Kingdom Bisley Championships and in West Germany in 1989 and also in the UK in 1991. He was enlisted into the Police Force on 16th December 1989 and subsequently served at Oyugis Police station. She served in various stations countrywide including Nairobi Area Railways Police. He was enlisted into the Police Force on 3rd October 1997. Gerald Muturi Maigua Snr. Coast province and Central province and is currently stationed at Muranga District as Office Commanding Police Division. SSP Rose Wanjiru Mbae SSP Mbae was born in 1954. He is a thorough investigator who performs his duties well to the satisfaction of his seniors. Sgt. an initiative that has helped to curb crime. as Instructor at Kenya Police Training College and also in the Presidential Escort. She is recognized for having been one of the first ladies to volunteer and qualify as a paratrooper. He was enlisted into the Police Force on 1st September 1981 and served at the General Service Unit (GSU). She has distinguished herself in being among the first ladies to volunteer and qualify as a paratrooper.Military Division) for his dedication to duty. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC-Military Division) for her dedication to service. CI Harrison Wambua Muindi CI Muindi was born in 1957. He has also served as a UN peacekeeper for two years in East Timor. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. SSP Mbae has worked tirelessly to bring down crime in the district and relates well with other stakeholders in the field of security.Snr. patriotism and dedication to duty. She enlisted into the Armed Forces in 1994. She is currently attached to the 20 Parachute Battalion. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Snr.Military Division) for devotion to duty. She is currently attached to the 20 Parachute Battalion. Private Mutai was born on 1st July 1979 in Kericho District.

Const. He is currently stationed in Nairobi area and has been involved in high risk operations within the city where he has encountered very dangerous criminals. he has won several commendations. SSP Samuel Mbugua Kimwere SSP Kimwere was born in 1954. He is an asset to the Police Force. He was enlisted into the Administration Police in 1976. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. with support from his colleagues. On 5th July 1990 at Fino Division of Mandera District. He has served in the Police Force for seven years in Nairobi during which time he has exhibited a high sense of responsibility and courage while going about his duties. Due to his immense investigative skills. to arrest them and recover stolen goods. Langat was born in 1976. Besides his investigative assignments. Cpl. He is a patriotic Police Officer who has excelled in the field of athletics.awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Paul Kimutai Langat Const. George Mulongo Kwoba Const. Cpl.Military Division) for his outstanding achievement in international sports and peace mission. He is an investigator who performs his duties with dedication. Maina was bon in 1964. he has also served in general duties in various parts of the country.Military Division) in recognition of his dedicated service. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Some of the criminals arrested have been jailed and others are awaiting determination of their cases. Wanga was born in 1979. He is a member of the Kenya Police athletics team and has represented the country in various championships abroad including the African Championships held in Mauritius in August 2006. Const. Zabed Muriuki Maina Cpl. He has managed to courageously pursue them leading to their arrest and prosecution. He has also recovered firearms. SP Masoud Mwinyi 41 .Military Division) for his commitment and devotion to duty.Military Division) for his commitment to service. Ezekiel Masake Wanga Cpl. he led a team of officers in pursuit of Somali nationals who had killed three Administration Police Officers and robbed them of their firearms. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCMilitary Division) in recognition of his devoted efforts in enforcing the law. He has confronted armed and dangerous criminals in the city and managed. ammunition and other stolen property during such operations.Military Division) for his achievement in sports. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Const. Kwoba was born in 1974. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. The team arrested them and recovered the stolen firearms and other goods belonging to the Kenya Government.

He works without supervision and he is a result oriented officer. Ali Mwinzagu 42 . Mekii was born in 1979. IP Hassan Aljir Isaack IP Isaack was born in 1970. Mwinyi was born in 1977. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is an outstanding officer who has proved to be very reliable and dependable.SP. William Pokoni Ngorwa Const.Military Division) for exemplary performance of duty. He has served in the Administration Police Force for ten years being in charge of records at the Administration Police College. One suspect was arrested and Kshs. A computer lab is now operational and IP Isaack has single handedly overseen the training of over 200 officers. He recovered two US made revolvers with eight live ammunitions. He has always put duty before his personal commitments and has displayed exemplary skills. 95.175 belonging to a tobacco company was recovered from the gangsters.7.Military Division) for his initiative and commitment to duty. Const. He can be called upon to give directions and guidance wherever there is difficulty. He has been instrumental in setting up and structuring of ICT faculty at the Administration Police Training College and introduced programmes tailored to improve efficiency and accountability in the department. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is currently in charge of public relations. Jacob Mekii Const. CI Kisemei Sarimoi CI Sarimoi was born in 1952. Const. community policing and complaints. On 13th September 2002. he managed to dispose of two gangsters who had commandeered a vehicle in Narok district. He ensured safe handling of the money and medical attention for those injured.5 million after a Securicor van that was carrying it overturned in the outskirts of Eldoret town.Military Division) in recognition of his dedication to duty. He was enlisted into the Administration Police Force in 1974 and rose through the ranks to his current position of Chief Inspector. On 25th June 2004. He is an alert officer who undertakes his responsibilities with diligence.Military Division) for his devotion and commitment to duty. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Const.Military Division) for dedicated service. He has managed to effectively roll out community policing in 20 districts and other Administration Police welfare projects. Ngorwa was born in 1979 and is currently and Administration Police Constable. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. he managed to secure and guard Kshs. He was enlisted into the Administration Police Force in 1996 as a Constable and rose through the ranks to become an Inspector.

Onyango was born in 1962. Jedida Lynne Onyango Nyangayo Ms. 1976. and is also engaged in counselling services at the Service’s VCT centre (a collective campaign towards HIV/AIDS awareness and eradication). She has contributed immensely to the generation of Appropriation-In-Aid through the sale of farm products. she also handles other duties in line with her job description perfectly well. 1983. He has performed well in training skilled youth for self sustenance thus contributing to development of skilled manpower needed in the job market.Military Division) for his dedication to duty. a duty she has done well especially in the sector of integrated modern horticultural farming with the introduction of green houses. Because of her organizational skills and knowledge in catering services. She is stationed at Yatta Field unit and deployed as a farm officer. Nyakundi has done well in his assignment. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. she has been able to revamp the mess to quality status. Joseph Kingoina Nyakundi Mr. She was enlisted in the National Youth Service (NYS) as a volunteer servicewoman in January 1983. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Const.Military Division) for her devotion and commitment to service. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mr. He is stationed at the NYS Tana Basin Road Project as the Principal of the mechanical training school. Mwinzangu was born in 1970. Samuel Muthike Mule 43 . Two culprits were arrested and duty was later paid to the government. Asha Yusuf Anoor Ms Anoor was born in 1962. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCMilitary Division) fro exemplary performance of duty. Nyakundi was born in 1963. She was enlisted into the National Youth Service (NYS) as a volunteer servicewoman in February 1979. He was enlisted into the National Youth Service (NYS) as a volunteer service member in January. which has seen many VCT centers opened in major stations of the NYS. He was enlisted into the Administration Police Force in 1996 and has served with dedication and commitment.Military Division) for his dedicated service. Operations Branch where he handles radio communication. She is stationed at Nairobi Holding Unit and in charge of Senior Officers Mess. She handles very important visitors well during official functions to the satisfaction of the administering authority. while stationed in Kwale District. Peter Kingori Mr. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCMilitary Division) for her devotion to duty. Kingori was born in 1952. he intercepted a lorry carrying uncustomed goods including clothes and sugar worth five million shillings. He joined the National Youth Service (NYS) as untrained technical teacher in November. In July 2003. He later undertook technical teacher course and qualified as a Technical Instructor. He is deployed at the NYS headquarters. As an officer.

Rukunga also undertakes on. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. a position he still holds and currently deployed at the NYS Headquarters. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. SSP Martha Sami SSP Sami was born in 1964. Due to her good public relations and initiative. she is efficiently managing Embu Main Prison which is a male prison. he has been a very resourceful person and plays a key role in the organization of prisons stands which continue to excel in ASK Shows and even in the Nairobi International Trade Fair. Besides his routine assignments in maintenance works. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCMilitary Division) for her exemplary performance of duty. She has stood out as an exceptional leader and has served diligently in various capacities in the Prisons Department including being Principal Assistant to the Eastern Provincial Prisons Commander.Commandant Mule was born in 1962. to establish VCT centres in many prisons and creating AIDS awareness. He is serving as an Assistant Commissioner of Prisons. He was enlisted in the National Youth Service (NYS) as a volunteer serviceman in July. She has served with high integrity and devotion in the Prisons Department. As a professional designer. He rose through the ranks to become Commandant.Military Division) for his devotion and commitment to service. She is a role model especially to fellow female Officers through her brave and wise management of challenging tasks.Military Division) for commitment to the service. 44 . Throughout his service.Military Division) for his dedication to service. She works even at non-official hours without any compensation to save lives. ACP Kennedy Akala Aluda ACP Aluda was born in 1964. Operations Branch. His integrity and commitment to service has enabled him to be elevated to his current position of Deputy Director of Technical Services. Edward Rukunga Karagania Mr. On account of his superb coordination and technical advice on good methods of agricultural practices. Mr. which cover service projects and stations in remote locations where generators are used for electrification purposes. SSP Mary Chemtai Chepkonga SSP Chepkonga was born in 1957. the service has realized increased collection of Appropriation-in-Aid from its farming field stations. Currently. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.job-training instructions for students attached to his section for practical work. he is well known for his unique designs of prison items.Military Division) in recognition of her exemplary performance of duty. He was enlisted into the National Youth Service (NYS) as a volunteer serviceman in July. 1983. He is stationed at the Mechanical and Transport Branch in charge of electrical installation and maintenance services. 1972 and later offered employment as an electrician. Rukunga was born in 1951. she has steered the department’s AIDS Control Unit which she heads.

He has displayed a lot of wisdom and dedication to work. Cpl.SP Philip Atonya Kahi SP Kahi was bon in 1963 and currently serves as a Superintendent of Prisons. Mohammed was born in 1964. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. spears and arrows at Kapluk-Kerio Valley following the killing of two people by a rogue elephant thus pre-empting a potential and explosive conflict. He has been posted to stations facing administrative problems and has been able to contain the situation and restore order. On 22nd and 23rd March 2006.Military Division) for her dedicated service. He is a long serving officer with vast experience. she successfully coordinated the rescue of three elephants that were stuck in the mud in Lake Kamnarok National Reserve. where he is currently in-charge was this year declared the best managed prison in Western Province by Human Rights Bodies. He is honest and respects both his juniors and seniors.Military Division) for her dedicated service. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She courageously addressed over 200 morans who were armed with bows. Wandera was bon in 1956. Sergeant Boit has a record of easing tense situations in blocks occupied by capital offenders. Boit was born in 1957. He has a track record of reviving stalled government projects and repairing broken government equipment wherever he goes. Snr. SP Abdallah Siomi Mohammed SP. Ernest Simion Kipkee Boit S/Sgt. She has served in the Prisons Department selflessly and has excelled while working in Shimo-la-Tewa Prison. Busia Prison. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCMilitary Division) S/Sgt. She was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 1st September 1999 as a Ranger. She was appointed as an Instructor at the Prisons Staff Training College where she has worked for 27 years in which period she has produced some of the best trainers. She has also mobilized the local communities on sustainable natural resource management. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Emelda Adhiambo Wandera Cpl. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He served in the Prisons Department selflessly rising to his current position of Superintendent. 45 . Christine Boit Maritim Warden Maritim was born in 1964.Military Division) for his dedication to duty. She is humble. He has served for 29 years in the Prisons Department rising through the ranks to become a Senior Sergeant. obedient and among the longest serving instructors at the College.Military Division) for his devotion to duty. He has shown a lot of obedience by moving to any station he is asked to without complaining.

He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 1st September 1992 as a Ranger.Military Division) for his tact and bravery. he courageously and bravely stopped a carjacking incident on 28th September 2005 and was able to single-handedly disarm and arrest two robbers and recovered a toy pistol. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He later freed himself by putting his injured fingers into the elephant’s trunk and brought the team together. carried survivors and airlifted them to Nairobi thereby saving their lives. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He personally confronted the elephant and was knocked down thereby sustaining three rib injuries. The passengers of the vehicle were safely rescued. Paul Busienei Kibet Cpl.Military Division) for his dedication to duty. Martha Njeri Gitau Ranger Gitau was born in 1980. he displayed exceptional courage and selflessness by rushing to a plane crash site in Marsabit and together with his colleagues. she displayed exceptional courage and selflessness by rushing to a plane crash site in Marsabit and together with her colleagues. Kenya where they were attacked by a rogue elephant. He. Mohamed Galgalo Madera Mr. Felix Luvati Lukuyu Mr. He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) as a Ranger on 15th March 1993. On 10th April 2006. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Cpl. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 1st January 2006 as a Community Wildlife Officer.Cpl. On 31st December 2005. On 14th February 2006.Military Division) for her zeal and commitment to serve.Military Division) for his devotion and commitment to serve. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCMilitary Division) for bravery and devotion to duty. He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 1st July 1994 as a Ranger. On 10th April 2006. Peter Kinuthia Cpl. While discharging his duties. Kinuthia was born in 1972. he successfully led an undercover operation and arrested one foreigner in Kwale district who was involved in smuggling snakes to the American and European continents. carried survivors and airlifted them to Nairobi thereby saving there lives. He was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 19th May 2000 as a Ranger. Kishun Mamo Sora Cpl Sora was born in 1973. She was enlisted into the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on 8th July 2005. Kibet was born in 1971. Madera was born in1965. he led a team to uproot a Bhang plantation in Chogoria side of Mt. together with the late Ole Sisina gallantry unearthed the 46 . Cpl. Lukuyu was born in 1963.

He is the Head of Biochemistry.Civilian Division) for his contribution towards national cohesion and promotion of culture. Makawiti was born in 1955. Eric Wainaina Mr. Mr. He has produced songs which promote unity. Despite the shooting and killings of his colleague.Military Division) for his courage in discharging his duties. Kisang was born in 1938. He has practiced pharmacy and drug regulation as a member of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board and served as Chairman of Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya. Wainaina is a renowned music artist both locally and internationally.illegal poaching in bush meat at Soysambu Ranch in April 2005. He rendered service as a Clinical Officer for 34 years rising to a position of Chief Clinical Officer. She helped found the Private Nurses Association and the Health Management Agency where she serves as Director. Esther Njeri Kiragu Mrs Kiragu was born in 1943. Wainaina continues to promote nationalism through music and is an inspiration to many. Several carcasses were also seized by KWS at a slaughterhouse. In 2000. He retired on 1st March 1993 and he is recognized for his contribution towards improvement of health services in Marakwet District. He was also a consultant and lead editor of proceedings leading to the National Drug policy of 1994. President of African Societies of Biochemistry and Molecular 47 . He is also Director. research and promoting nursing professionalism. and the School of Medicine. Kerio Valley Development Authority and Chairman of various school and church organizations. She served as Chairperson of National Nurses Association between 1988 and 1992 and is currently its life member. Kibwage was born in 1954. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his contribution towards provision of health services. Prof. University of Nairobi a position he has held for ten years. Isaac Ongubo Kibwage Prof. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He also served as Dean of Pre-Clinical Department. Prof. She has gallantly endeavoured to uphold excellence in the nursing practice through nursing education. Dominic Were Makawiti Prof. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for her meritorious service. He has distinguished himself as a teacher and scholar through development of manpower for pharmaceutical services in the country. Jacob Kilimo Kisang Mr.Civilian Division) in recognition of his contribution towards provision of health services. he produced the song “Nchi ya kitu Kidogo” which helped in the crusade against corruption and received international recognition. patriotism and solace in the country. he courageously raised an alarm to his senior colleagues who came for his rescue. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.

Chege was born in 1959. she served as a teacher in various schools rising to become a Programme Officer at the Kenya National Commission for Unesco between 1985 and 1993.Civilian Division) for distinguished service he has rendered to the nation. innovation and creativity thereby commanding respect among his colleagues. Throughout his career. He has made significant contributions in the formulation and implementation of policies and guidelines on human resource management for improved services delivery. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his distinguished service rendered to the nation. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. he has served with dedication and has made remarkable contribution in the initiation and management of seminars and workshops for public servants. He has served the government for the last 30 years. He has over twenty (20) years experience in the Public Service and has risen to the level of Deputy Director of Personnel Management due to his commitment and dedication in the performance of his duties. Wa-Theuri was born in 1928. Isaac Kiprop Chebon Mr. Baringo Government Training Institute. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He retired from the Public Service in 1985 as Deputy Secretary after an illustrious and distinguished career in administration. Chebon was born in 1964. Prior to her current appointment. Masya was born on 8th April 1954 in Kitui District. Rose Kavata Masya Mrs. She is currently serving as Deputy Programme Director. James Mbogo Miruri Mr. He is currently serving as Director. Permanent Public Service Remuneration Review Board. Treasurer of Kenya National Academy of Sciences. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has provided effective leadership. He is recognized for his achievement in teaching. Chairman of Biochemical Society of Kenya and Nyumbani Board. Miruri was born in 1951. He served the government in various capacities and is an active and dedicated board member of the Kimathi Institute of Technology where he was a co-founder. He has greatly improved service delivery at the Institute.Biology. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his dedicated service. He is also a member of Kenya Science Teachers’ College.Civilian Division) for his devotion and commitment to duty. She has served with commitment in her current appointment and overseen transformation of the Board to realize its expanded and more complex 48 .Civilian Division) for dedicated service. Hawkins Muhia Chege Mr. David Wanjuki Wa-Theuri Mr. research and health delivery initiatives in the country.

He has led a spirited crackdown on illegal movement of forest produce within Nairobi and its environs which has resulted in impounding of over fifty (50) lorries during the year 2006. Joseph Kangara Kimemia Mr. He served as Director of Kenya Dairy Board for nine years and as Agricultural Inspector (Dairy cow breeding) and also an active member of 49 . She is reputed to have initiated a tree planting project at Madini House which has resulted in beatification of the building and its environs.Civilian Division) in recognition of his contribution to research activities. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. dedication and diligence.Civilian Division) for his role in environmental conservation. Simon K. She has rendered exemplary service to the country spanning twenty eight years with loyalty. David Mutoro Wangila Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. all in possession of forestry materials without government authorization. Mbarire Mr. She is also an official member of Kenya Youth Association and Vice-Chairman of Makadara Welfare Association. he has contributed immensely towards protection and conservation of forestry resources. She currently serves in the Department of Mines and Geology where she is in charge of records.Civilian Division) for his effective role in conservation of forests. He has spent twenty years in developing technologies for high quality coffee production and is also an overall co-ordinator of coffee research in the country. As a Forest Guard at the rank of Corporal. Wangila was born in 1968. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for her commitment to service.Civilian Division) for her initiative and dedication to duty. Mbarire was born in 1952. Kimemia was born in 1956. He has promoted awareness activities aimed at inculcating good environmental practices at all levels and has successfully coordinated environmental protection programmes in the country. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has rendered exemplary service in the field of environmental conservation and management and also in the planning and development of environmental programmes and activities for achieving environmental sustainability. He is a Director of Research at the Coffee Research Foundation where he has played a role in developing farming systems for semi-arid lands in the country. Kyalo was born in 1939.mandate. Wilson Maundu Kyalo Mr. Maina Njoki Kamau Ms Kamau was born in 1959. He has made significant contribution as a research agronomist for both food and cash crop enterprises for small scale farmers.

Thiga was born in 1957. financial management and institutional development. John Kamau Mungai Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his meritorious service rendered to the nation. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Kenya Tourist Development Corporation from 1982 to 1989 and prior to this. Mrs.Civilian Division) for his commitment to service. He has a thorough and reliable officer currently serving as an acting Director of Agriculture in charge of policy and agricultural international coordination. She was among 19 officers who were promoted without the need for interview in 2003. She was the first Human Resource Officer to organize field visits through out central province while serving in the Ministry of Health.Civilian Division) for her patriotism and efforts promoting music in the country. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. sang and produced several patriotic and heritage songs which have featured prominently both in radio and television. She has served as an Assistant Agricultural Officer in various districts and also worked with self help groups and has featured in various forums including being among the “top women achievers” in 2005.Civilian Division) for his efforts in supporting agricultural activities. He is a team player and ensures perfection in whatever he does. She has been responsible for successful mobilization of women groups in Murang’a and Thika districts. Her talent in music and message delivery has been evident in the songs she has produced including the song “I am Proud to be a Kenyan” which was among the top twenty out of 1. Mungai was born in 1954. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. he was an employee of the same organization for nineteen years. She has been able to introduce agro-business within women groups and has initiated and promoted initiatives geared towards value addition and income generation. He is also a Consultant Economist In tourism. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Alice Wanjiku Maina Mrs. 50 . Mutsune was born in 1935.000 songs. She is currently serving as a Human Resource Management Officer in the Ministry of Cooperative Development and Marketing. He currently serves as Chairman of NGO’s Coordination Board. Maina was born in 1970. Wycliffe Awuori Mutsune Mr. Maina has also composed. He served as Managing Director. Rev.agricultural activities in Machakos District. She works selflessly and is indeed an asset to the ministry’s extension services. He is a successful farmer who has significantly contributed to the development of dairy farming in the district.Civilian Division) for her dedication and notable efforts agricultural development. He has coordinated the department effectively and works without supervision. Sister Veronica Thiga Rev.

Dunford was born in 1988. He is currently the Chairman of Uchumi Supermarket Suppliers through whose steadfastness Uchumi Supermarkets is still operational. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He served as Technical Board Chairman for the 2002 Domestic Observation Programme elections and also the 1997 Ecumenical Observation Group elections as a Co-ordinator. Njogu was born on 20th December 1953 in Kericho District. Despite being blind. He also initiated the Arts-in-Medicine concept at Mater Hospital where artists are making significant contribution to health care service. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Jason Edward Dunford Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Ayoti was born in 1965 in Kisii District. Kabue was born in 1951. He has attained international recognition by excelling in swimming. Simon Kimani Njogu Prof.Civilian Division) for his contribution towards national development. Prof. These efforts have revitalized domestic tourism and cohesiveness amongst communities.Civilian Division) for his notable achievements. Lydia Kemunto Matoke 51 . scholar and educationist who has contributed enormously to development of Kiswahili and other indigenous language at national and international levels. Mater Hospital. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer. He is the first Kenyan swimmer to be ranked among the top ten in the 100m and 200m events. He has made tremendous contribution in promotion of culture and has innovated the popular culture theme night’s concept as a response to interethnic animosity and travel advisories. Njogu is a founder Chairman of “Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa” and has also authored many Kiswahili books. Samuel Njuguna Kabue Mr.Civilian Division) for his immense contribution to educational development. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. he has ably chaired other associations and represented the disabled in local and international forums. He is a relentless crusader for integration of indigenous languages and culture in mainstream development and has mobilized language experts to utilize culture as a development tool. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is a researcher. Richard Kimani Rugendo Mr. Rugendo was born in 1950.Civilian Division) for his achievement in sports. he was also ranked first in the UK for 100m freestyle and 100m butterfly for under nineteen. While studying abroad. some of which have won international awards. He is among the national team representing the country in international competitions. Kennedy Nyamweya Ayoti Mr.Civilian Division) for his service to society.

She is currently the National Chairperson for Healthcare Providers Association. She is recognized as a leader in the field of film production. advancement and preservation of the country’s cultural heritage through artistic expressions and collections spanning thirty four years. He has achieved fame and honour for the country through his outstanding participation in international exhibitions where he has been entered in the books of world fame including the “Who is Who in the International Art”. She has over 15 years of professional experience in filmmaking with a special emphasis on development and production.Civilian Division) for his contribution towards promotion of the film industry. Njururi Simon Kang’eti Mr. the church. nutritionists and traditional healthcare providers. Stephanie Zimbalist and many other notable names in film. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He joined an International Engineering Company with whom he undertook contracts in Kenya. He was enlisted into the Kenya Police Force in 1971 and rose through the ranks to the position of Senior Superintendent.Civilian Division) for her achievements. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. a move that has bridged the gap between the conventional healthcare practitioners.Civilian Division) for her efforts in provision of health services. Njeri Karago Ms Karago was born in 1960.Ms Matoke was born on 27th July 1957 in Nyamira District. Samuel Ndichu Kimani Mr. She has consistently and selflessly spearheaded advocacy for ethical and professionalism in healthcare services. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She has a background on human resource management.Civilian Division) for his patriotism and valuable contribution towards cultural activities. Ms Karago is an award winning producer of a number of high profile films featuring famous actors including Pierce Brosnan. Iraq. and human resource development. As a researcher and healthcare provider. Charles Oliver Simpson Mr. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is a dedicated and reliable officer who has served the Government 52 . and Pakistan respectively. He eventually formed his own engineering company in Nairobi and became involved in Film Productions during the course of 1984 and has remained within the film industry to date. Simpson was born in 1932 in Scotland. Kimani was born of 24th March 1952 in Kiambu District. she has contributed enormously to the mobilization of traditional healthcare practitioners by establishing the National Traditional Medical Practitioners Association. Kang’eti was born on 15th May 1953 in Embu District. financial administration. He is recognized for his relentless and outstanding contribution in the development. promotion. He guides and inspires the community to use the power of art to realize socio-economic development.

He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He joined Kenya Police Force in 1971 and has worked for 32 years with commitment and devotion. He has worked in the Public Service for 28 years including in Ministries of Agriculture and also Water and Irrigation through which he has contributed to the development of over 100. 53 . Rebecca Nyaguthi Macharia Mrs. Macharia was born on 22nd March 1964 in Kirinyaga District. hunger and unemployment. He joined the Civil Service in 1983.Civilian Division) for her diligence and devotion to duty.Civilian Division) for his commitment and devotion to duty. He has headed operations and maintenance in Ministry of Water and Irrigation where he is currently in charge of implementation of Water Act.Civilian Division) for dedicated service.Civilian Division) for her dedicated service. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.500ha. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Kidwoli headed Construction department in the National Water Conservation and Pipeline Co. Wambua was born in 1952 in Makueni district.000. Macharia is a humble and resourceful Officer who performs her duties with diligence. David Wambua Munguti Mr. Mrs. Nicolas Ragae Kamau Mr. Mr. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.in the intelligence field with distinction and honour. She is currently serving as an Office Manager at the National Security Intelligence Service (NSIS). She has served the Government for 24 years with honesty and commitment. Mr. She has served the Government for 33 years with honesty and commitment. Diana Jemuge Kipngok Mrs. Kidwoli was born in 1958. Kipngok discharges her duties with diligence and efficiency.Civilian Division) for devotion and commitment to service. Kamau was born in 1952. He chaired the Multi-sectoral Task Force on formulation of National Irrigation Policy and steered development of 42 smallholder irrigation schemes covering over 2. Daniel Barasa Kidwoli Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.000ha for irrigation directly and indirectly thereby assisting over 2.000 Kenyans out of poverty. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Kipngok was born in 1953 in Koibatek District. She is currently an Office Manager at the National Security Intelligence Service. He also participated in disaster management during the drought of early 1990’s and in El-Nino rains. His performance in the line of duty has been exemplary. Mrs. Wambua is honest and his character is above reproach. She is reliable and dependable in her secretarial duties..Civilian Division) for dedicated service. between 1990 and 1991.

She is a professional coach and sports medicine specialist. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) in recognition of her efforts in development of sports and child welfare activities. Irungu was born in 1953. 54 . Francis Mulumia Ouma Mr. Mimano is hard working. Charles Mugo Mimano Eng. Olum was born on 24th June 1955 in Kisumu District. John Philip Olum Mr. Since he took over. Mr. obedient. honest and responsible.Civilian Division) for his achievement irrigation schemes. competent. Mr. He has supervised the training of more than 300 members of staff in the ministry. Eng. Ouma was born in 1961. National Irrigation Board.Charles Ndegwa Irungu Mr. He is also instrumental in assessing water availability for regional exploitation.Civilian Division) for his efforts in provision of water services. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Eng. He has effectively coordinated management of over 600 water schemes and 30 sewerage schemes operated by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. the Board has made a turn-around and is now at a level where schemes are now rehabilitated and operational to the satisfaction of the stakeholders. He has achieved outstanding results in the Ministry of Water and Irrigation where he currently serves. Elizabeth Okong’o Odera Ms Odera was born in 1962.Civilian Division) for his devotion and commitment to duty. He has served for 28 years in various capacities in the public service and is currently serving as General Manager.Civilian Division) for his exemplary performance of duty. Mimano was born in 1953. Irungu has spearheaded the sinking of many boreholes which are now in use as sources of water supplies for various uses. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She has also provided sports training facilities for national rugby teams. Ouma is a Security Officer in the Ministry of Water and Irrigation where he continues to display hard work. He has demonstrated exemplary efforts in public relations while handling visitors with special attributes in his work. He also coordinates over 800 schemes operated by other water service providers thereby ensuring reliable water services for industrial use and to more than 10 million consumers. and has produced reports. a number of which have been published. He has served the government diligently and honestly with minimum supervision. observes government regulations and is respectable to others. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is also a trainer with Youth Tennis Academy and Sadili Oval sports center which supports poor youth in developing their sports talent. She supports community schools and educates poor children in Kibera slums.

Mary W. the sports bill in 2004/5 and also the Sports Lottery Legislation in 2006. She has also won during several national and international championships at club and national levels. He is a Coach of Teachers colleges in basketball. Lungaho also guided the Kenya Pipeline Volleyball Club and national team to victory during Africa championships. 3 of 2005. colleges and university athletics associations. He is a former national volleyball player and is an Assistant Coach of the National Volleyball Team which has represented the country in the World Cup. He is a founder member of Kenyan schools. Bitok was born in 1974. Onyango was born in 1959.Civilian Division) for his meritorious service and immense contribution towards promotion of sports.Civilian Division) for efforts in promoting sporting activities. He also coaches the KCB Women Volleyball Team. Lughaho was born in 1967. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mercy Emily Wesutila Ms Wesutila was born in 1976. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his notable achievement in putting the country’s flag in international sporting map.Civilian Division) for his excellent achievement in coaching.Gordon Oluoch Onyango Mr. Mr. Ibrahim Chege Ms Chege was born in 1949. She is also a member of African Athletic Women Committee. She is an outstanding National Team Volleyball player. David Mutsami Lungaho Mr. Velzian was born in 1928. Onyango chaired the drafting of sessional paper No. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. netball and swimming. James Mukura Chacha 55 . She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. handball. He is a former national volleyball player and later successfully coached the National Volleyball team. Paul Kimaiyo Bitok Mr.Civilian Division) for her achievements in sports. Mr. He has organized charity sports events to assist Kenyan children born with deformities. She is a renowned sports administrator and has all along been in the forefront in championing women participation in sports. John Velzian Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his contribution to development of sports.

Civilian Division) for his commendable achievements in promoting cricket in the country. She also won a Gold medal in 10. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Mr. She won the national cross-country championships in 2005. Elisha Kasuku Odada Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is a great inspiration to soccer and rugby players. 56 . Odada was born in 1951. Ms Kabuu has brought honour to the country through her achievements. He is also a walker in the National Athletics team and Golf Coach. He was also the Chairman Kenya Hockey Union for many years.Civilian Division) for his efforts in promotion of golf in the country. Joseph Masiga Dr. He played hockey in the national team for many years and represented the country during the 1972 Olympic Games. Mr.000 and Bronze in 5000m at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. Lucy Wangui Kabuu Ms Kabuu was born in 1980. He has made a mark in the promotion of Teakwoodo in Kenya. He is a dentist by profession and has demonstrated that one can excel in both sports and academics. Tikolo was born in 1961.Civilian Division) for his efforts in promotion of sporting activities. He pioneered professional Golf in the country and is the Chairman of Professional Golfers of Kenya. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Cricket Kenya and Tournament Director of the Africa Cricket Association. 1980 and subsequently became its Captain in June 1986. Odada has ably represented Kenya during international golf championships. Kular was born in 1930. He currently plays advisory role to Kenya Hockey Union. She is a leading athlete who finished 9th at the 2006 Athens Olympic Games. He was in the national teams of soccer and rugby at the same time in the 1980s. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for her excellent performance in athletics. He was also elected to the Cricket Association in Kenya and also worked for the International Cricket Association. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Tom Jones Tikolo Mr. Masiga was born in 1957. Hardev Singh Kular Mr. Chacha was born in 1960. He is the first Kenyan of African descent to be selected to the Kenya National Cricket Team in September. He has also managed national teams in various international championships and is a member of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya.Civilian Division) for his achievements in sports.Civilian Division) for achievement in sports. Dr.

He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. he was invited to perform to the Pope John Paul II. He has also been involved in organizing workshops and seminars for music teachers. he has been a music teacher in both primary and high schools for over 25 years. Lugalia has championed the development of African traditional music instruments orchestra in learning institutions’ music festivals from the zonal to the national level. 57 . She daily opens and closes the main gate to the offices even after working hours and she ensures that electricity has been switched off after all employees have left. The organization has grown to be the largest cultural event in Africa and is the largest co-curricular activity in the ministry of education. Ngala created an interest in music from a very tender age through listening to music from his father’s gramophone which encouraged him to improvise shift flutes using paw reeds and polythene. Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mr. His early education was at Kengeleni Primary School and later went to Shimo la Tewa School. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Joseph Ngala Mr. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has been credited with formation various famous bands especially in the coastal region including the Bahari Boys’ and composition of various favourite tunes. Ms Atieno also maintains the cleanliness of the conference room and even washes all the window curtains for the whole building. He championed the use of the African traditional music instruments into the Roman Catholic Church by developing traditional music instruments and incorporating them into church music. Prior to this appointment. with which he used to play music. He has served as Executive Secretary of the Kenya Music Festival from 1997 to date.Civilian Division) in recognition of his achievement in music.Civilian Division) for his contribution to cultural development. Joseph Ngala (Mzee Bango) was born in 1935 in Kisauni Frere town Mombasa. He pioneered the teaching and development of African traditional music instruments both in the school curriculum and in the church music. In West Pokot. during his visit to Kenya and was also invited to perform in the Vatican City in Rome. in the same year. James Wycliffe Amukhale Mr. He is a Senior Music Programmes Officer with the Permanent Presidential Music Commission.Joan Amisi Atieno Ms Atieno was born in 1956. Lugalia was born in 1955. She is a support staff in the Ministry of Roads and Public Works where she works with minimum supervision and is always the first person to report to work. in 1997. She good public relations and relates well with members other of staff and the public too. Amukhale was born in 1953. Jacob Nyavanga Lugalia Mr.Civilian Division) for her diligence and exemplary performance of duty.Civilian Division) for dedicated service.

She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for her devotion and commitment to service.Timothy Gitari Gakuu Mr. Dan Kagagi Dr. Gitari was a trainer for capacity 2015 project for district working teams. He has promoted the country as a tourist destination through the Tourism Trust Fund and the development of community based tourism. As a result. He has rendered long service as a lecturer and researcher on the legal systems in the country having been among the first indigenous lawyers. Bertha Wakera Mwai Mrs. She has made remarkable improvement in reducing time taken to process recruitment. Mwai was born in 1952. Mr. Many communities in the country have become stakeholders in the tourism sector thereby contributing to poverty alleviation. Nduati was born in 1946. He is also Chairman of the Board of Governor.Civilian Division) for his immense contribution towards promotion of tourism. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is also a good team player and an inspiration to her colleagues. University of Nairobi Enterprises Services Ltd. She is a Deputy Labour Commissioner in the Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development. Kagagi was born in 1964. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Gitari was born in 1962. Ndiritu was born in 1943. Mary Mwongeli Ndeto Mrs. He is a facilitator and trainer on HIV/AIDS related topics for National Aids Control Council. He is the founding Secretary. She is hard-working and handles heavy workload in a constructive and innovative manner. She is devoted and committed to her duties and rendered distinguished service in the fight to eliminate child Labour in the country. and the founding co-ordinator and Head of Department of Law at Catholic University. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has been involved in leadership of the agricultural sector for many years and he is currently the Chairman of the Kenya National 58 . She is responsible for matters of recruiting and selection in the Public Service Commission of Kenya. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Emilius Muchora Ndiritu Mr. Dr.Civilian Division) for her devotion and dedication to duty.Civilian Division) for his contribution to education. the country was cited as one of the world countries that made impressive reduction on child labour.Civilian Division) for his commitment to duty. He served as a District Development Officer when he participated in planning of district development projects and also monitored the evaluation of development activities. Leonard Nduati Kariuki Mr. Ndeto was born in 1958. Karima Boys High School.

He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Gikuhi was born in 1952. He has served as the Chairman of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers and also Vice Chairman of the Kenya Business Council. Mr. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Chinga and Othaya Secondary schools. John Mburu Matheri Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has been serving as a Town Clerk for thirteen years and has also been involved in water sector and Local Government reforms and has initiated successful council projects. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his contribution towards national development. She has served the country diligently for many years as a public servant. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Richard Kiana Gikuhi Mr. Kabuya is a member of District Education Board. He also led the successful implementation of the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) and is the national Vice Chairman of the CDF Management Committee.Civilian Division) for dedicated service. Davani was born in 1945. Mr. Arun Ramji Davani Mr. and Garden & Ridgeways Residents Association.Civilian Division) for his development record. Kabuya has made significant contributions to community development in Nyeri district where he has chaired Education and Development 59 . He is the Vice Chairman of Development Committee of Ridgeways Baptist Church. Matheri was born in 1960. Director of Kenya Co-operative Creameries and also a representative of dairy farmers in Ol-joro-orok Division. industry and manufacturing.Federation of Agricultural Producers. Gikuhi currently serves as Clerk to Nyeri Municipal council. He is currently serving as a Director of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance overseeing all aspects of trade. He is currently Chairman. Nyeri and also a Patron of Kiagumba Primary. integrity and sense of nationalism is highly commendable.Civilian Division) for her dedicated service. Sarah Wanjiru Wainaina Ms Wainaina was born in 1942. where he has managed to steer the affairs of the town with integrity and dedication. Her dedication to duty. He initiated the inception of Nyeri Water Company and has improved service provision.Civilian Division) for his role in national development. Nyandarua County Council. Muito Kabuya Mr. He has participated over many years in leadership of institutions in Kenya that promote economic and private sector development. She is currently a Director of Kengen Board where she has been useful in giving the board direction and insight according to laid down policy. He is recognized for steering the Council to become efficient and well organized and for supporting the revival of the dairy sector in the Nyandarua District.

Geoffrey Ngugi Mokabi Mr.Civilian Division) for dedicated service. Musundi’s co-operative leadership records are quite impressive. Mukiri Wa-Githendu Mr. Kimathi Mr. As Chairman of Kenya National Federation of Cooperatives. Musundi was born in 1925. which was almost collapsing. He has been committed to the restructuring of KPCU for better 60 .Association committees.Civilian Division) in recognition of his distinguished service rendered to the nation. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has offered leadership in all scientific areas. He has worked at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) as a Seed Technologist and has produced seed varieties in maize and other pulses. he co-founded the Co-operative Bank. policy formulation and management. John Muchiri Nyaga Mr.Civilian Division) for his contribution to research activities. He has served in the Civil Service for twenty-eight years during which time he participated in development of technical education curriculum for national polytechnics. promotion and marketing as well as creating linkages between Kenya and other key stakeholders. Watson L. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. John A. he has initiated computerization of the Sacco thus improving service delivery. National Cooperative Housing Union and the Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Cooperative Union. As chairman of Gakundu Farmers Co-operative Society. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his role in community development. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has spent his life promoting co-operatives since independence. Musundi Mr. Kimathi was born in 1962. He has also served in scientific research areas including scientific operational research.E. Mokabi was born in 1953. He has been a leader in all co-operative organizations from primary. He is currently a Chief Research Officer at KARI where he has been involved in regional initiative that is focusing on poverty reduction through marketing and adoption of various varieties of seed by the East African farming communities. He is also a Director of the Kenya Planters Cooperative Union (KPCU) and has been in support of the government’s efforts in restructuring KPCU.Civilian Division) in recognition of his immense role in agricultural research. Nyaga was born in 1962. national and international levels. He participated in the revival of Aembu Sacco Society. Co-operative Insurance Services. Wa-Githendu was born in 1952. Mr. He is currently the Chairman of Kenya Planters Cooperative Union (KPCU) where he oversees smooth management during its transition following fresh elections. He has played a role in seed variety formulation.

Joseph Kipkemoi Koech Mr. He is also an elected Director of Co-operative Documentation and Information Centre (CODIC). Odhiambo J. He has contributed tremendously towards the growth of the Probationary Department as a Director and initiated Volunteer Probation Officers’ Programme. a position he has used to render commendable leadership enabling the Sacco to win national awards for good management. Raymond Gitau Wanyugi Mr.service delivery. It now owns a petrol station.Civilian Division) for dedicated service. He has also been instrumental in the prisons decongestion programme 61 . He is a Director of a tea factory and Chairman of Kipsigis Teachers’ Sacco Society Ltd. Oloo Mr. Wanjugi was born in 1957. Zaffarani Mkawasi Chishenga Ms Chishenga was born in 1954.W. has become one of the few coffee societies that have no outstanding non-performing loans.Civilian Division) for his efforts in national development.Civilian Division) for her efforts in supporting the cooperative movement. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) in recognition of her role in community development. commercial and residential property including a posho mill in Uasin Gishu District. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is also reputed to have championed the revival of International Cooperative Day celebrations in Kiambu District after a lapse of eight years. She is a teacher and a leader of the co-operative movement. Ndumberi Coffee Farmers Co-operative Society Ltd. Through his good management and leadership.Civilian Division) for his role in national development. Koech was born in 1954. Emily Jerop Boit Mrs Boit was born in 1963. Oloo was born in 1956. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is also the Chairman of Kiambu Coffee Growers Cooperative Union and the Kiambu District Cooperative Executive Committee. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Ms Chishenga previously served as Vice-chairperson and as a leader in the education sector. Kurur Women Consumer Co-operative Society. has transformed into a strong society. which consists of largely illiterate business oriented rural women. which has emerged as a well managed both in the district and nationally. He has also made remarkable contribution towards restructuring of Meru Central Farmers Co-operative Union where he served as Vice-Chairman and the Union now is vibrant. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Through her personal commitment. She is Chairperson of Kilifi Teachers’ Sacco Society.

He is a pleasant and energetic worker who manages the personnel unit’s confidential registry exceptionally well and alone with minimal supervision. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mr. Mr.Civilian Division) for his commitment to service. Mwinyikione Mwinyihija Dr. Jones was born in 1965. Richard Onyango Ondeng’ Mr. He has served as a Senior Chief for 20 years. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He held memberships in school and college boards. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He successfully led the peace building talks between the Luo. He was a member of a task force for the chief’s scheme of service.Civilian Division) for his devotion and dedication to duty. He has served in the public service for 25 years in the technical level rising to the rank of Assistant Chief Leather Development Officer. He has been able to effectively promote the hides and skins industry resulting in a significant foreign exchange earning by the country. Mwinyihija was born in 1959. He is a person with integrity and relates well with all those he comes in contact with in the course of duty.Civilian Division) for his dedication and commitment to duty. He taught as an Untrained Teacher from 1940 to 1943 and later became a Salvation Army Officer where he subsequently served in various ranks and positions both in Kenya and Tanzania. He has won many international awards including the Marquis “Who is Who” in science and engineering. Ayora was born in 1952. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He retired in 1980 and continues to render services through his membership to various school.Civilian Division) for his achievement in industrial development.Civilian Division) in recognition of his meritorious service. He was appointed Inspector of Schools in 1957 and later joined the NCCK in 1967 as Deputy General Secretary. Kikuyu and Somalis living in Korogocho slums. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Dr.Civilian Division) for his efforts in national development.through Community Service Orders. Charles Nyambisa Ayora Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Pepela was born in 1920. 2006 edition. Patrick Mwanzia Jones Mr. Ondeng’ was born in 1925. 62 . college and church boards. Frederick Kimokoti Pepela Mr. He is hardworking and is dedicated to his work. He served as a teacher between 1949 and 1956. Ayora has tirelessly led the war against crime and illicit brew in a slum area in Nairobi. Ondeng’ is recognized for his immense contribution in promotion of education and church activities. He is also involved in environmental protection and creation of through tanneries.

Mbaga was born in 1935 in Kilifi District. During his career as a Chief. He has immensely promoted education among pastoralists. He has worked tirelessly to promote peace and security in Tana River District though his community based organization and has facilitated the formation of peace committees at vocational levels. Halima Hassan Hemed Ms Hemed was born in 1946 and is currently a nominated councillor in Kilifi District. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He was among those who started Waa Girls and has been supporting the institution. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mohamed was born in July 1962 in Mandera District. Henry Jilani Mbaga Mr. He has initiated and still supports Matuga Youth Polytechnic and has set up a scholarship scheme to assist the needy in Kwale District. which has become a successful local micro-finance institution.Ali Mohamed Fani Mr. He has actively participated in community development especially adoption of micro-irrigation farming aimed at improving food security in Tana River District. and is currently a member of Kikambala Land Dispute Tribunal. was later appointed as a Chief. Great Britain and the Government. which have organized peace meetings and peace marathons with assistance from Oxfam.Civilian Division) for her role in national development.Civilian Division) for his peace building initiatives. Seth Abio Meshack Mr. Fani was born in 1962. Mafimbo was born in 1959 in Kwale District. He served as a Teacher. he set exemplary performance and also raised educational standards while serving as a teacher and fostered development. Ali Juma Mafimbo Mr. Ahmed Sheikh Mohamed Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his exemplary service. He is a pioneer and founder member of Lamu Kikozi Group Bank.Civilian Division) for his role in development of education. He has rescued several girls from early marriages and assisted the girl child in many ways. He has also promoted education in Wenje Division and played a major role in establishment of Wenje Secondary School in the 63 . Meshack was born in 1935 in Tana River District.Civilian Division) for his efforts in community development. She is a women development leader who has initiated various projects beneficial to women in the district. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He served in the Ministry of Roads and Public Works for twenty two (22) years and is currently involved in supporting educational institutions as board member and through personal interventions.

Twalib Ali Mbarak Mr. Baldwin Mwangoji Mr. She is also involved in collection of donations for relief through church organizations and distributes them in liaison with the Red Cross to the hungry in Embu District. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Taita Taveta district and Chairman of District Medical Board. Victoria Mwafuga Ms Mwafuga was born in 1950. He is also Chairman of Macadamia Association.district. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. John Mungania Mr. She has always endeavoured to help the poor with food. Stephen Mugo Mwendwa 64 . She has served in the Ministry of Health from 1965 as a Midwife and rose to become a Clinical Officer. He has been Chairman of the Board of Governors of Murray Girls High School. Joyce W. He has contributed towards education of the poor and bright children in the country through the Universal Education Trust which has sponsored more than 5. clothing and paying school fees. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He recognized for exemplary leadership and development record. Kimando Ms. He served as Deputy Managing Director in an advertising firm in Nairobi. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Kimando was born in 1940 in Embu District. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.000 students throughout the country.Civilian Division) for his role in community development.Civilian Division) for her role in community development. She has been active in community development projects in Taita Taveta District. He served as a teacher and has contributed a lot to the development of Meru North District.Civilian Division) for his contribution towards national development. She is an outstanding philanthropist who conducts free medical camps. He is the founder of a printing of stationary enterprise in Taita Taveta District under the Kenya Institute of Education (KIE). Mungania was born in 1950 in Meru North District.Civilian Division) for his community development record. Mwangoji was born in 1939. She is also a Commissioner of Poverty Eradication Commission and Chairlady of Vindo Multi-Purpose project. Mbarak was born on 11th March 1969 in Mombasa District.Civilian Division) in recognition of her efforts in service to the society.Civilian Division) for his efforts in promotion of education.

Wilson Maundu Kyalo Mr.Civilian Division) for her efforts towards community development. home-based care and counselling. He is a leading dairy farmer. who has created employment and trained other dairy farmers within and outside Machakos. She has been able to coordinate the programme especially in care for orphans. He is currently a Board member of various schools and is a successful mixed farmer who is a role model in Embu District.Civilian Division) for his service to the community. Kenya Education Staff Institute tutor among others. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She has rendered distinguish services in various areas and also in the improvement of health and sanitation in Mwingi. Kyalo was born in 1951 in Makueni District. Mohan was born in 1937 in India. Jeniffer Marete Mua Mrs. She is a Programme Coordinator of HIV/AIDS Community Rehabilitation Programme in Isiolo District. Moses Muendo Kamaya Mr. Khadja Omar Rama Miss Rama was born in 1964 in Isiolo District. Muendo was born in 1942.Mr. He served as a teacher and also in the Prisons Service retiring in 1991 after serving for 36 years.Civilian Division) for his contribution towards national development. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his contribution towards community development.Civilian Division) for her role in community development. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Gichoga was born in 1950 in Meru Central District. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is a retired teacher and businessman who served with honesty and dedication in Isiolo District. He served as Chairman of Board of governors of Isiolo Girls’ and Boys’ schools and is a renowned educationist and businessman in the district. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his role in national development. She is 65 . Miss Rama is a founder of a dispensary and a community programme in the district. Gladys Gacheri Gichoga Mrs. Prem Sagar Mohan Mr. Mwendwa was born in 1936 in Embu District. He is a prominent farmer in Kitui District where he has played a big role in settling evictees from Chyulu Hills National Park. She is an educationist currently serving as Principal of Kaaga Girls High School. She is also a member of Kenya Methodist University Council. Mua was born in 1948 in Mwingi District.

Kotecha was born in 1939. Currently. Mr. He is Chairman of a farmers’ group and role model to members and farmers in Kakamega District. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his commitment to service. Anyira was born in 1955. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Kavai was born in 1960. Ayisi was born in 1957. Since taking over as head teacher in 2000. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She has greatly contributed to the girl child education and generally improved academic performance of this District.Civilian Division) in recognition of her contribution towards educational development. He feeds the street children and orphans in homes on weekly basis and relates well with the public. He served as Assistant Agricultural Research Officer for twenty years with distinction. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has contributed immensely to medical programmes in Western Province and the country as a whole. he is the principal of Nyang’ori High School. Ebby Kanguha Kavai Mrs.Civilian Division) for his efforts in promotion of education. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Makatiani was born in 1942. Ben Abuka Anyira Mr. He has promoted horticultural crop production and marketing and has organized small growers into big French beansproducing blocks. Mtutuambugu was born in 1960 in Meru Central District. He has played an important role in community development including Itumbu Primary School. Julius Makatiani Mr. He has served as a Principal for along time and has successful record of public participation in development matters. School in Lugari Distict. He also supports local commercial farmers. He is a senior medical specialist serves as a Programme Manager at the National HIV and STD Control Programme (NASCOP) in the 66 . Makatiani is also Chairman of boards of St.Civilian Division) for her contribution towards education. Robert Kangwana Ayisi Mr.Civilian Division) for his contribution towards educational development. He has also served as Chairman of Secondary Schools Heads Association for a long time. Mary’s and Bishop Sulumeti Girls High schools and has contributed greatly to education in Butere/Mumias and Kakamega districts.Civilian Division) for his philanthropic activities. academic performance of the school has improved. He is a District Irrigation Officer in Meru Central District. Gerald Muthomi Mtutuambugu Mr. She is the current Head Teacher of Maganda Girls Sec. Purshotam Kotecha Mr.

He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his service to the society. Ayisi’s sense of duty. Gitungo has greatly provided leadership to Kenya Red Cross Society. She is very active in guiding and counselling the youth and creating HIV/AIDS awareness. Lydia Muthoni Kabinga Ms Kabinga was born in 1949. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She has spent most of her working life rendering selfless service to the community. King’ara was born in 1936. Gitungo was born in 1928.Civilian Division) for her exemplary service. Mr. She runs an orphanage using her own resources. He has set the best example of a good leader in the spirit of a working nation. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has selflessly served the community using personal resources to fight poverty and diseases. Mr. Joseph Njiraini Njoroge Mr.Civilian Division) for her love of the Nation and its people. Limuru Branch which in turn has helped the community in addressing poverty. Njiraini was born in 1935.Ministry of Health. Stephen Ng’ang’a King’ara Mr. sacrifice and selflessness to both the youth and adults is commendable. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is an educationist of many years who has contributed to improvement of education standards in the country. Koinange is still strong and is an inspiration to many both religiously and socially. Mrs. He is also a businessman who employs more than hundred (100) people.Civilian Division) for his efforts in community development. Peter Mburu Kimani 67 . He has actively participated in other community projects through Development Committees and the church in Kiambu District. She is the only surviving wife of the Late Senior Chief Koinange wa Mbiyu who died in 1960 soon after his release from colonial detention. James Waiganjo Gitungo Mr. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his contribution towards educational development.Civilian Division) for his service to the community. He is a key member of both the medical association and paediatric association. He has inspired many people in the society and used his personal wealth to contribute to charity. Despite her old age. disasters and has engaged the youth in meaningful activities. Elizabeth Gathoni Koinange Mrs Koinange was born in around 1900 in Kiambu District.

Francis Muchiri Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Kimani commands a lot of respect from the public as an opinion leader in the district. She is also the Chairlady of Kangema Women Group. She is a community development leader in Murang’a District. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is selfless and devoted to the well being of mankind. Mr. health and general development in Nyandarua District. a position she has used to initiate projects beneficial to the community. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is a leader in the Tea Industry and Coordinator of the Constituency Development Fund in Muranga District. Joyce Nyambura Wamahiu 68 .Civilian Division) for her contribution towards educational and community development. orphans and widows.Civilian Division) for his support for the less fortunate.Civilian Division) for his efforts in community development.Civilian Division) for his contribution to national development.Mr. Miss Mwangi is active in the Kangema Land Board and also matters of women empowerment as a leader of Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organization in Kangema Division. She has also held leadership roles in school boards in the district and was a member of Mathioya Rural Empowerment Group. Bernard Muindi Mukindia Rev. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for efforts in community development. Kimani was born in 1944. Rev. He has participated greatly in development activities in Thika District especially in education by supporting schools and health facilities including construction of dispensaries. Muchiri was born in 1948. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Beatrice Njoki Maina Mrs Maina was born in 1939. Ngugi was born in 1951. Mukindia has compassion for the less fortunate members of the society. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for her active participation in community development. He pays fees for over forty children and provides subsistence for over 30 orphans in Nyeri District. He has done a lot of community work including education. He is a gifted opinion leader who commands respect in Kangema division in Muranga district. David Mwaniki Ngugi Mr. She served as Councillor of Murang’a town ward and as Chairperson of Murang’a Maendeleo ya Wanawake organization. He actively participates in community welfare at all levels geared towards improving the living standard of the community. Elizabeth Njoki Mwangi Miss Mwangi was born in 1944 in Murang’a District.

loyalty and hard work retiring in 2004.Civilian Division) for dedicated service. He rendered dedicated service as a public servant during which time. Mrs Langat is a very hardworking lady who is also a church leader. Elias Muriithi Ngari Mr. Mabatu was born in 1954.Ms Wamahiu was born in 1967. she has managed to raise awareness on the epidemic particularly in Mosoriot area of Nandi 69 . Rachel Chepngetich Langat Mrs Langat was born in 1950.Civilian Division) for his dedicated service. youth sports and pays fees for a number of orphans in Nyandarua District. He has played a key role in dissemination of government policies to wananchi in Kirinyaga District. he served as an Ambassador. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for contribution towards community development activities. She is also the Secretary of the giant Korokwony Women Project in Bomet constituency.Civilian Division) for his role in national development. Kimunai Tireito Mr. Tireito was born in 1937. Mabatu has also managed contain cattle rustling along Narok and Transmara boarders through border peace committees. Ngari was born in 1952 in Kirinyaga District. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Kanga was born in 1949 in Kirinyaga District. Mr. She is very active in small scale self-help groups. Her work has benefited many in society. Stephen Kipkirui Mabatu Mr.Civilian Division) for her exemplary service to the society. He served as a Senior Chief with dedication. Through her concern for the HIV/AIDS suffers. She is the Headmistress of Mogindo Primary school in Bomet District which has been leading in the district. He serves as a Chief and is very hardworking having maintained peace and security in his location. He has continued to be a source of reference for advice by many in Nandi North District even in his retirement. She has organized and sponsored women education fora. Peter Gicharu Kanga Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Irene Kalamai Mrs Kalamai was born in 1955.Civilian Division) for his meritorious service. He has played a key role in mobilizing resources towards achieving economic recovery and development in the district. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is a Catholic Priest and Chairman of Gichugu Constituency Development Fund in Kirinyaga District.

He is a Chief of Kibwareng Location. Nandi South District where he has served with a clean record and initiated several projects. Ketter was born on 2nd October. Kaelo was born in 1954 in Narok District. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Simeon Saning’o Ole Lesimpai 70 . Tanui was born in 1958 in Nandi South District. Luka Kipkoech Ketter Mr. Ketter has been serving as Chairman of Teachers’ Heads Association from 2002 to date. Joel Kipkemboi Tanui Mr. Mrs. He is a retired teacher and is actively involved in the co-operative movement in Koibatek District and is good manager of Baringo Farmers SACCO where he serves as Director. Ronte Jackson Kaelo Mr.Civilian Division) for his commitment and devotion to duty. He has been instrumental in uniting the Maasai Pastors to fight for the welfare of the community and discouraged retrogressive cultural practices such as Female Genital Mutilation. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for her exemplary service rendered to the community. He attended Adult Literacy classes and was able to achieve Diploma in Theology and thereafter attended Narok Bible College for four years. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for her contribution towards health care of the community. She is involved in women empowerment through Community Based Organizations campaigning against Female Genital Mutilation. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mrs Kipetu also co-ordinates Maendeleo ya Wanawake affairs in Narok District and is instrumental in the fight against HIV/AIDS.Civilian Division) for his role in educational development. 1955 in Koibatek District. William Kibiegon Boruet Mr. Hellen Soile Kipetu Mrs Kipetu was born in 1963 in Narok District. Boruet was born in 1938 at Kapkomoi Sub-location in Koibatek District. M. He has devoted his time to reconciling leaders in the district especially church leaders and politicians.Civilian Division) for his service to the community. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.North District.Civilian Division) for his support for the cooperative movement. He trained as a teacher at Kenya Science Teachers’ College in 1985 and currently serves as a Teacher in Koibatek District. She is also active in initiation of community based projects and improvement of the livelihood of Maasai widows. He is also recognized as a peace maker and commands respect from the community. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.

Elias Kimutai Komen Mr. Shaankua was born in 1944.Civilian Division) for his efforts in community development activities. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his service to the community. He is also Chairman of Chamber of Commerce. He is recognized for initiating and supporting community based projects in eastern and western part of Samburu District including the Saidia Project. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his role in promotion of community based development projects. Lenairoshi was born in 1945. Nairesiae Joyce Leteipan Ms Leteipan was born in 1951. She has been involved in public work by promoting girlchild education in Kajiado District. He is a career educationist who has served the country with dedication for twenty eight years as a teacher and rose through the ranks to become Chief Principal. He served as a Range Management Officer in various districts up to Provincial level. He initiated the creation of several secondary schools in Samburu District and is the District Peace Committee Chairman. environmental protection and food security interventions through World Vision.Mr. Currently.Civilian Division) for her efforts in promotion of education. Mr.Civilian Division) for his peace building initiatives. For the past 19 years he has been actively involved in soil conservation. Lochinga was born in 1952. Moses Mayu Lenairoshi Mr. He is a person of exemplary conduct whose involvement in development activities has earned him respect amongst the people of Marakwet district. He has also been on the forefront in soliciting for funds for the Naroosura Irrigation Scheme in Narok District. He is a retired Clerk of Samburu County Council. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is the current Chairman of Naroosura Irrigation Scheme. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. he is serving in the NGO World. She is also a supporter of orphans and the destitute by taking them to children’s homes and colleges.Civilian Division) for his role in promotion of education. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is resourceful in soliciting for funds for schools construction and boreholes in the district. He has initiated and promoted formal education in the Maa community in Kajiado District through Dupoto–e-Maa NGO. Komen was born in 1954 in Marakwet District. Mohamed Lochingan Mr. Andrew Keino Chemweno 71 . Ole Lesimpai was born in 1957 in Narok District. Stephen Timoi Shaankua Mr. Lenairoshi has been active member of African Wildlife Forum. where he has done a commendable work in preaching peace between warring clans.

Chemweno was born in 1943 in Marakwet District. He is recognized for his high integrity and patriotism and has served the country with dedication.Civilian Division) for her dedicated service. Hellen Wanjiku Karutu Mrs Karutu was born in 1947. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mr. Mt. Kenneth Kirui Biegon Mr. He has contributed positively to the development of the district by employing many youth in his large business outlets. He has been a role model and opinion leader to the neighbouring community. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his contribution towards development of education. commitment and initiative. 72 . commitment and high sense of duty. Njuguna was born in 1944. Chepkwony was born in 1964 in Kericho District. He has been instrumental in uniting heads of secondary schools and fostering good relationships with other stakeholders in matters of education in Baringo District. Kenya Safari Club. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Mr. Chepkwony has good management skills and enjoys good inclination to his people. He has helped the poor by giving them support and sponsors needy students in a private bursary scheme. Mrs Karutu is also a Board Member of Child Welfare Society of Kenya and committee member of various organizations. Njuguna has initiated many development projects such as Inooro and Thingithu Secondary Schools and other community related projects in Laikipia District. He served selflessly as an educationist for twenty five years and is currently a member of the District and Provincial Agricultural Boards. Biegon was born in 1968 in Kericho District. Bolei was born in 1965. She is a retired Secretary who progressed steadily in her career in local authority to become secretary to the Manager of Mt. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his initiative in community development. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) in recognition of his role in educational development. Charles Wambugu Njuguna Mr. Mr. As a head of school. He has exhibited diligence. Kenya Branch. He is an Assistant Chief in Kericho District where he serves with diligence. He is development conscious and co-operates well with people. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for dedicated service. She is the chair of Agricultural Society of Kenya.Civilian Division) for his service to the community. Julius Kipkoech Bolei Mr. He effectively served as Chief and rose to the highest grade of Paramount Chief. he has over the years nurtured disciplined and high achieving boys and girls. Philip Kipchirchir Chepkwony Mr.

Chemweno was born in 1916. He has been a board member various schools including St. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. William Kiptanui Chemweno Mr. Elijah Chemweno Mr. His dedicated service to various school boards has demonstrated his commitment to promoting quality education in the district. Mr. Mr. Atuko has been very active in peace building and conflict resolution between Turkanas and Pokots.Isaac Kiprop Chebon Mr. Kiplal was born in 1929. AP Camp and a health center. water conservation of catchment areas in Keiyo District. He served as an Agricultural Extension Officer during before independence and also as a board member of “Land Board” in Uasin Gishu District from 1963 to 2003. He was also a nominated councillor between 1949 and 1970. Etitipu Atuko Mr. Cheptaiget Kwambai Kiplal Mr. He served in forest department and also as Chairman Kapkok tree nursery and is also a member of Land Tribunal and village elder. He is a respectable community leader who participates at grassroots level. Patrick’s. He served as a Teacher and evangelist from 1939 to 1948. Mr. He has participated in establishment of schools and churches in Keiyo District. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has also been active in recovery of stolen stock which has 73 . Chemweno also served as an Assistant Chief of Chepkorio sub-location of Keiyo District from 1954 to 1957 and was subsequently promoted to the position of Chief in 1957. polytechnics.Civilian Division) for his contribution towards promotion of education and health services. He has spearheaded gender equality and sports among men and women in Molo in Nakuru district. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his distinguished service rendered to the nation. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Chebon was born in 1962.Civilian Division) for his meritorious service. Kiplal rendered exemplary service in environmental conservation. He has promoted education among the physically disabled children at Matumaini Rehabilitation Center and participated in all development projects including schools. Chemweno was born in 1929.Civilian Division) for his support for education. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Kellie Ruth Scoth Mr. Scoth was born in 1937. Chebon has contributed tremendously towards manpower development.Civilian Division) for efforts in environmental conservation. He is currently serving as Director of Government Technical Institute. Singore and Moiben secondary schools. Baringo.

Civilian Division) for his valuable service to the society. Lokeun was born in 1958. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He also contributed to building of schools in the district.Civilian Division) for his efforts in promoting education. Okwiri was born in 1945. He has maintained peaceful coexistence among Turkanas and Pokots in Katilu. Allan Aleper Lokeun Mr.further led to peace along Turkana/ Baringo border. the International Women’s Day in 2002 was successfully held in Homa Bay District.Civilian Division) for commitment and dedication to duty.Civilian Division) for her exemplary service rendered to the nation. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Gabriel Kiplangat Cheruiyot Mr Cheruiyot was born in 1941 in Bureti District. He has held several appointments in civic. He is founder of the Kenya Educational and Development Organization through which he has helped to fund both health and educational facilities in the district.Civilian Division) for exemplary service. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Jane Were Anyango Ms Anyango was born in 1955. She is a farmer. He was appointed to the post of Assistant Chief in 1985 and was promoted to the grade of Chief grade II in 1996. gender equality and women empowerment. Elly Onuko Otondi 74 . HIV/AIDS awareness. educational and agricultural organizations in Kisumu District and is also a Life Governor of National Agricultural Society of Kenya. She has been serving as Councillor from 1992 and is currently Chairman of Homa Bay County Council. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. politician and a volunteer who advocates for the girl child education. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his peace building efforts. He has played a key role in the promotion of education by funding various educational institutions in Bureti District including the only technical institute in the district. He is a retired Civil Servant who has served the community selflessly by raising funds to help community projects in Bureti District. Through her efforts. He also served as Chairman of various boards and is an active member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA). He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mr. Okwiri is highly respected in the community and is an opinion leader. Ben Khama Okwiri Mr. Bishop Daniel Ng’etich Bishop Ng’etich was born in 1948 in Bureti District.

Obondi was born in 1942. She has started home based care activities for the less fortunate in the community. Loisa Owiti Ms Owiti was born in 1946. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is a reputable farmer in Suba District and previously served as a Chief.Civilian Division) for his efforts in peace building.Mr. capable and cooperative leader whose skills and knowledge has been put into good use to improve educational standards and alleviation of poverty in the district. He is also involved in disaster management in the district. Odongo has done a lot in the church especially rehabilitation of the youth. the President during his visit to Homa Bay District. Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his efforts in community development. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is a good role model to many in the community. Asanyo was born in 1941. Thomas Okanga Asanyo Mr.E. the company’s capacity has increased and has realized an upward production of sugar. Florence Akinyi Wanga 75 . Since he became Chairman of the Board. Shem Obondi Mr. He is reliable.Civilian Division) for dedicated service. Dalmas Otieno Odongo Mr. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is recognized for her notable services she has rendered towards nation building and wealth creation. She has served as Chairperson of the YWCA. Otondi has guided the Board and management of South Nyanza Sugar Company where he is serving as Chairman from loss making to profitability thereby earning praise from H. She has a clean political record starting from Mombasa town and at present in Bondo County Council. Odongo was born in 1949. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She taught in various schools from 1976 to 1990 and was later promoted to a Senior Teacher in 1995. He is actively involved in development activities in the district and works tirelessly to ensure that peace and ethnic coexistence prevails. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his commitment to service. Coast Province for many years and later became Secretary General of the same Association in Kenya. He is committed to social development activities in Suba District and is a trained counsellor. Peris Obegi Nyarangi Mrs Nyarangi was born in 1954. He served in the Ministry of Trade and Industry and is currently involved in development projects in Nyamira District.Civilian Division) for her contribution towards national development.Civilian Division) for achievements.

an orphanage. Omolo was born in 1947. He has initiated various development projects and even in his retirement. improved enrolment in schools and construction of a Chief’s office. Justin Masese Mochache Mr. digging of boreholes and food relief activities in Migori District.Civilian Division) for his role in national development. Bishop William Otieno Tiany Bishop Tiany was born in 1940. He also operates a community hospital. He is an opinion leader and member of various school boards. He served as a Senior Chief and a leader of the SDA church. She is also deeply involved in sensitization of the community on HIV/AIDS under a self-help group called Badilika in the district. Mairura was born in 1926. Johnson Owiro Omolo Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his devotion and commitment to duty.Civilian Division) for role in community development activities.Civilian Division) for his efforts in community development. He has worked tirelessly to promote education especially the free primary education in the district. He has promoted education by building private schools in Migori District and is also a member of several secondary school boards. Samwel Okoko Onyango Mr.Civilian Division) for his immense role in promotion of education and service to the society. He has initiated many local development projects in Ramasha location of Kisii District. He currently serves as a Chief II in Rachuonyo District and has had a good public service record which has earned him letters of commendation. Onyango was born in 1963.Ms Wanga was born in 1975. He remains a role model to other 76 . he continues to actively participate in local development issues. He is highly disciplined and dedicated to his duty. She has represented the Kenyan youth in various international forums. In the late 1980s he joined his late farther in building a girls secondary school and later handed it over for free to the government. He is a respected opinion leader and has participated in various leadership roles in the church. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Peter Mairura Mr. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has achieved success in eradication of elicit brews. crime control. He is recognized for his efforts to promote girl child education and his commitment to support the vulnerable members of the society which has seen a number of orphans go through secondary education. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mochache was born in 19925. He served as a Senior Chief and is a prominent farmer in Kisii district. She is a young and promising social worker in Rachuonyo District who has developed a very effective network through which activities of the youth are articulated. He was involved in construction of primary schools.

He has been instrumental in peace building initiatives and encouraging inter-clan harmony. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He has helped to stabilize the local livestock market and incorporated traders from neighbouring countries resulting in a stable market beneficial to Kenyans in Mandera District. Jamleck Kimotho Mburia Mr. He is an elder of a peace committee in Mandera District. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He served as a Chief of Sangailu Location in Ijara District where he played a key role in brokering peace which was threatened as a result of influx of other clans. Sheikh was born in 1954 in Mandera District. She has been involved in provision of infrastructure in the field of education thereby increasing the level of literacy. He is currently the Chairman of Karia Mixed Secondary School Board of Governors and previously served in senior capacities 77 . She also promotes girl-child education through sponsorship of bright students and advocacy against female genital mutilation. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for his peace building efforts. Sheikh was born in 1959 in Mandera District. Osman Ibrahim Abdi Mr. He is also involved in arbitrating disputes between the Degodia and Gurreh groups.Civilian Division) for his meritorious service. Abdille Billow Sheikh Mr. Abdi was born in 1948.Civilian Division) for dedicated service.Civilian Division) for her service to the community. She also helps to promote pastoralists agenda by attracting funds for them.leaders in the district. Mohamed Oyow Abdi Mr. He served in the Ministry of Health from 1971 and 1983 and joined the Garissa County Council in 1992 as Vice-Chairman. He has also led the efforts of recovering arms held illegally and has contributed to the prevailing peace in the district. He has been aggressively involved in mopping-up of small arms thereby ensuring peaceful coexistence in the district.Civilian Division) for his efforts in peace building and contribution to national development. Mburia was born in 1947 in Kirinyaga District. Abdi was born in 1948 in Garissa District. Sofia Abdi Noor Ms Noor was born on 13th October 1969 in Ijara District. He is a peace elder in Mandera District and was in the team that brokered peace between the Garre and the Murule communities. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for dedicated service. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Abdi Sheikh Abdullahi Sheikh Mr.

He is a prominent businessman in Nairobi and has been partnering with government institutions in improving infrastructure. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is currently the Director of Mt. Mwangi was born on 28th March 1967 in Nakuru District. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Anicenta Ciamati Kiriga Mrs Kiriga was born in 1958 in Meru District. displaying thorough knowledge of management skills. Sahir Masood Mughal Mr. Mrs Kiriga formed Ntanira na Mugambo Group which is involved in the campaign against female genital mutilation and advocates for girls’ education in Tharaka District. John Kimani Mwangi Mr. members of the disciplined forces and also state corporations. She works late into the night and is always on call to fulfil national duty.Civilian Division) for his contribution to national development. She previously worked at the Kenya Railways from 1980 to 1986. He also presided over several social committees in Nairobi and is recognized for his efforts in promotion of science and technology both in academia and manufacturing industry. relief activities and poverty eradication. and was posted to the Department of Defence as a copy typist. in Nairobi. He has also rendered immense contribution towards the Kenya-Sudan relations through trade and investments. She has managed a busy office with acumen. He was instrumental in the revival of the school without which the disciplined forces would be sending cadets and youth to outward school. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSCCivilian Division) for his contribution towards national development. He is also involved in humanitarian and social activities including support of women’s education. She is a Community Development Worker and Chairperson of Maendeleo Ya Wanawake in Tharaka District. Banice Makungu M’mbusa Miss M’mbusa was born on 16th August 1972. Kenya Leadership School which offers training to University PE department. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for her contribution towards community development.Civilian Division) for his valuable service rendered to the nation. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She joined the Civil Service in July 1996. Peter Kabira Mukira 78 . She has displayed exceptional brilliance and ingenuity in her duties.in the education sector. serving with devotion beyond the call of duty. Mughal was born on 21st June 1975 in Nairobi. She has risen through the ranks to her current position of Personal Secretary in the Office of the President. Kilimanjaro in a foreign country. This has contributed to savings by the government which earlier required payment in dollars to a neighbouring country.Civilian Division) for her commitment and devotion to duty.

Mr. health. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. News reader. Miss Esimirdana has also supported the youth by initiating micro-credit projects. sensitizing the community against negative cultural practices. Jasper Mwathani Mbaka Mr. 79 . He has been active in development activities in Chuka Division. Rev. She has worked hard in empowering pastoralist women through advocacy for girl-child education.Civilian Division) for his development record. He served in various government departments including as Veterinary Clinical Officer. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mr. Njoe was born on 19th March 1930 in Meru South District. film production and also chaired several committees locally and nationally. Through his tour company. Rev. Mr. She is a Councillor in Marsabit County Council.Civilian Division) for her valuable service to the community. Jeremiah Omar Karumbe Rev. Rwigi was born in 1924 in Meru South District. Rwigi has also contributed to the development of education standards in Meru South District. Probation Officer. Esimirdana Miss Esimirdana was born in 1965 in Marsabit District. Susan N. Food for Hunger International and Pastoralists Shelter Organization. She is the only elected women councillor in Marsabit District. Karumbe was born in 1952 in Marsabit District. security and also social issues. He served as a Headmaster for eight years and later joined the World Vision. Mbaka has been instrumental in settling of land disputes in Meru South District.Civilian Division) for his meritorious service. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Mr.Civilian Division) for his exemplary service and contribution to community development activities.Civilian Division) for his role in national development. He served as a teacher for thirty eight (38) years and rose to become a Headmaster. Njoe has supported the tourism industry in Eastern Province and indeed nationally. He is a former Councillor who participated in several development projects in Meru North District. Mbaka was born in 1930 in Meru South District. Maxwel Muchera Rwigi Mr.Civilian Division) in recognition of his contributions and service to society. Joseph Timothy Njoe Mr. His has chaired several committees in the district involved in education. He served as a Magistrate and also as Vice-Chairman of Electoral Commission. Karumbe is a tireless peacemaker and a good community development mobilizer and also a dedicated evangelist. Mukira was born in 1937 in Meru North District.

Civilian Division) for his contribution towards national development. He is the Chairman of Green Africa Foundation and is active in environmental conservation. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Isaac Peter Kalua Mr. Maitha is a pioneer Foreign Service Officer with a distinguished career who played a role in development of the country’s foreign policy and expansion of bilateral relations.Civilian Division) for his role in the struggle for independence. Makinia was born on 1st January 1931 in Kanduyi Division of Bungoma District. she served as a State Counsel in the rising to become an Assistant Deputy Public Prosecutor at the Attorney General’s Chambers. Margaret Njoki Mwangi Mrs Mwangi was born on 16th August 1966. Mrs Mwangi successfully prosecuted the 1st Piracy case in Kenya’s Judicial history where ten accused persons from a neighbouring country who had demanded a ransom of USD50.000 were imprisoned. Musa Nyongesa Makinia Mr. Western Province. Stephen M. He has contributed to development in Makueni District through community mobilization. She is the Secretary to the Kenya Maritime Authority Board. Prior to this. He is a retired Chief who served the government for twenty (20) years. He also leads in the fight against corruption in the district. Kalua was born in 1969 in Kitui District. He also held leadership positions in health. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Joel Yulu Maele Mr. Kalua is also the Chief Executive Officer. Mr. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.Civilian Division) for her notable achievement.Civilian Division) for his valuable service rendered to the nation. Maele was born in 1947 in Makueni District. He subsequently settled down and engaged in community development and was elected as Branch Secretary of Transport and Allied Workers Union. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. 80 . farmers’ cooperative and political fields.Civilian Division) for his loyalty and dedicated service. 2007 IAAF World Cross Country Council. During the struggle for independence he was arrested by the colonial government in 1953 and was sentenced to life imprisonment and was released in February 1960. He continues to inspire many in Bungoma district and offers guidance and advice. seed development and also in other social development activities in Kitui District. Maitha Mr. He served diligently in major capitals of the world particularly during the cold war when he suffered the blunt of the cold war by being expelled from countries which were involved in activities not compatible with diplomatic status. The case set a precedent as the court ruled that Kenya has jurisdiction to try a case of piracy committed in the high seas by persons of other nationalities. He is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC.

Conjestina took to the ring in 2000 after 81 . She is currently a student at the Brookhouse Primary School. She is also a farmer and a leader in the church in Taita Taveta District. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mrs. Mombasa through which a community library and a computer and communication training were established. She served as a teacher and educationist for thirty seven (37) years before she retired. Sarah Nyavula Mrs Nyavula was born on 8th May 1958. Mrs Zuweri is a succeful businesslady who has created employement through her businesses. Sego is a Councillor in Lessos Division. Nandi North District. Selina Sego Cllr. Zuberi was born on 29th December 1957.Civilian Division) for her noble efforts in the fight against hunger.Amy Lornah Onyonyi Miss Onyonyi was born on 23rd October 1997 in Nairobi. Conjestina Achieng Miss Achieng is a renown international boxer who has brought honour to the country through her successful boxing exploits. She is patriotic and a respected member of the society.Civilian Division) for her role in national development. She is also a businesslady who has assisted in building projects including churches. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. She was the youngest finisher of the Kenya Freedom From Hunger Walk in 2004 and 2005. She is the founder of Mariakani Girls’ Centre which is a girl-child project. Amina Zuberi Mrs. She is the proprietor and administrator of Foretu College and Bureau. Mwamburi is an inspiration to the youth and women in the district. She has been an inspiration to many children by participating in food security enhancement activities.Civilian Division) for her role in community development. schools and also helping youth groups in the district.Civilian Division) for her leadership role. She is currently the national Vice-Chairperson of Maendeleo ya Wanawake. She is a community leader in Coast Province and and has established support organizations for children. Mwamburi was born on 20th July 1938 in Taita Taveta District. Mwingi and Garissa districts to witness hunger situations and raised money from students and friends and through selling toys. women and is involved in human rights protection. Miss Onyonyi was also the highest fundraiser in the student category during the year 2006 Freedom From Hunger Walk and received trophies. Cllr. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC. Mercy Mwamburi Mrs. She has visited Mbeere.Civilian Division) for her efforts in community development.

82 . In May 2003 in Nairobi she won a four-round decision over Jane Kavulani of Uganda. On 5th August 2006 she participated in the WBC Middleweight title in Nairobi against Yvonne Reis.graduating through the youth soccer ranks in Nairobi's Makongeni Estate. She is awarded the Head of State’s Commendation (HSC-Civilian Division) for pioneering and excelling in a rare sporting activity for women. inspired by her elder brother who was a member of the national boxing team.