Governance Structure

CAK Governance Structure

The General Assembly

The General Assembly is the highest authority of the Cooperative Alliance of Kenya. The assembly refers to a meeting of the delegates elected in accordance with the Alliance by-laws. The assembly comprises of 255 members. Other than Nairobi County which elects 25 members, all the other 46 counties elect 5 members each to the assembly.
For one to be elected as a delegate, he must be a serving member of the Management Committee or Board of Directors of a Co-operative Society within the County. Each delegate serves for a term of three years and may be re-elected once the term is over.

The Governing Council

The Governing Council is the governing authority of the Alliance and consists of 17 members. Of the 17, eight represent the eight administrative regions, Four represent the National Cooperative Organizations (NACOs), one represents the countrywide Saccos, and two members co-opted by the governing council. The Commissioner for Cooperatives, or his representative, is also a member of the council. The Executive Director of CAK serves as the secretary to the council.

The Technical Committee

The Technical Committee comprises of NACO’s Chief Executive Officers serves as the and ‘Think Tank’ to the CAK National Governing Council. The committee offers counsel and technical knowledge to the governing council.

Executive Officers

The executive officers of the Alliance are the Chairman, the Vice-Chairman, and the Executive Director. Both the chairman and the vice chairman are elected from among the National Cooperative Organizations. The Executive Director is appointed by the Council and is the Chief Executive Officer of the alliance.

Governance Council Members

Japheth Magomere

Japheth Magomere

Chairman

Mr. Magomere is the Chairman of the Co-operative Alliance of Kenya. He is the Chairman of CIC Insurance Group Limited since 2004. He has been a Delegate of Co-operative Holdings (the anchor shareholder of Co-operative Bank) since 1986. He is also a board member of the International Co- operative Alliance (“ICA”), Africa Chapter.

https://cic.co.ke/board-of-directors/

Macloud Malonza

Macloud Malonza

Vice Chairman

Mr. Malonza is the Vice Chairman of the Cooperative Alliance of Kenya. He is also the Vice Chairman, Cooperative Bank Group Board of Directors. He has served in various positions in the Civil Service and is Chairman of Harambee Co-operative Society Limited. He holds a Masters in Organizational Change and Development and a Master of Business Administration among other qualifications.

https://www.co-opbank.co.ke/management/board-directors/macloud-malonza

Dr Ibrahim M. Ali

Dr Ibrahim M. Ali

Council Member

Dr. Ali is the chairman, The Cooperative University of Kenya University Council. He is a former chairman with the Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution (CIC). He has also taught in various universities including Kenyatta University, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, St. Lawrence University, and University of Nairobi. He has also been widely involved in conservation efforts in Kenya.

https://www.cuk.ac.ke/about/governance/

Rosemary Aseka

Rosemary Aseka

Council Member

Rosemary Aseka is the chair of Concorde SACCO. She represents Nairobi region in the CAK council. She is an accountant by Profession with over 25years of experience. She previously worked with South Africa Airways. She holds a BCom degree (Accounting option) and an Executive Masters in Business Administration from JKUAT.

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Mr. Degho Iman Ibrahim, HSC

Mr. Degho Iman Ibrahim, HSC

Council Member

Mr. Ibrahim represents North Eastern region in the CAK council. He is a retired educationist having served as a Deputy District Education Officer and an Education Officer.

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Mr. George Magutu

Mr. George Magutu

Council Member

Mr. Magutu represents KUSCO in the CAK council.

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Mr Francis Kamande

Mr Francis Kamande

Council Member

Mr. Kamande represents the National Cooperative Housing Union in the CAK council.

Dr Philip K. Cherono

Dr Philip K. Cherono

Council Member

Dr. Cherono represents countrywide Saccos in the CAK council.

Mr. Bedford Mutegi

Mr. Bedford Mutegi

Council Member

Mr. Mutegi represents Eastern region in the CAK council.

Mr Pius K. Bolei

Mr Pius K. Bolei

Council Member

Mr. Bolei represents Rift Valley Region in the CAK council.

Mr Charles Illigah

Mr Charles Illigah

Council Member

Mr. Illigah represents Coast region in the CAK council.

Mr. Daniel O. Marube

Mr. Daniel O. Marube

Council Member

Mr. Marube is the Executive Director of the CAK council.

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