Mr. John Bisegerwa - Chairman

Mr. John Bisegerwa is the former two-term UCIGC President (2009-2013). He is a former President of the Uganda Men’s Forum in Chicago (2008-2009). He is an Accountant by Professional. He is a husband and father. He has worked with several Community-Based Organizations both in the United States and Uganda. Under his able leadership, UCIGC underwent fundamental restructuring in various aspects, for instance; a new Constitution was written and enacted, and a New Website was created. Youth and Children Educational/Social Programs were initiated. . He has been serving on the UCIGC Board of Directors since 2014.


Dr.Pastor Bouldin Kayiwa - Board Member


Ms. Scholastica Nakitto - Board Member

A Social Worker by profession, Ms. Scholastica Nakitto was the first elected female president of UCIGC. She has been actively involved in Community organizing activities since the 1970s. She played a Co-founding role in the subsequent formation of the present day UCIGC. She is very industrious, straightforward and committed to the cause of the Ugandan Community in Greater Chicago. She has served on the UCIGC Board of Trustees since its formation to present. She works as a Child Protection Specialist with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). She has a three decade long working experience and knowledge of the Illinois policies/ regulations and laws that protect children from abuse and neglect. Ms. Scholastica Nakitto is a recipient of the UCIGC Distinguished Service Award 2011.


Pastor Dave Jenkins - Board Member

Dave lived in Uganda from 1993 to 2004 as a missionary.   He wasn’t a very good missionary, but Uganda was very gracious.   If Dave has any measure of wisdom it was learned from his grandparents and parents plus his years in East Africa.   While in Uganda Dave and his wife Jana hosted a popular radio show on Monitor FM.   Dave also was the basketball commissioner twice for Kampala Kids League and chaired the Federation of Uganda Basketball Association’s conflict resolution committee.  

After leaving Uganda, Dave served in Rwanda from 2005 to 2012.   While there he started Christ’s Church of Rwanda and Kigali International Community School.   He also taught ethics at Kigali Institute of Science and Technology and wrote a popular column for Rwanda Focus newspaper. Dave has a masters degree from Abilene Christian University and the experience developed his love for Mexican food, nurturing the young, and creative teaching of the Bible.

Dave has lived in Chicagoland since 2012. Besides pastoring Nations Chapel Christian Church in Carol Stream Dave serves as a house parent at Jubilee Village (a transition home for single mothers ran by Outreach Community Ministries.) He also is interim pastoring at Lighthouse Fellowship in Huntley, Illinois. 


Dr.Bishop Leonard MP Kayiwa - Board Member


Dr Timothy Ssentongo - Board Member


Mr. Alex Mugume - Board Member


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