Uganda Olympic Committee | Commonwealth Games Association Uganda

Each member of the Executive does not represent any particular body or sport and represents the Olympic Movement in Uganda. It consists of a team of eleven (11) vibrant members. The power, management and control of the UOC is vested in the Executive.

NameDesignation
 

Dr. Donald Rukare

President

Sporting Background:

National Engagements:

  • President – Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2021 to date
  • Chairperson – National Council of sports
  • Former Secretary General – Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda
  • Member – UOC Government Relations Committee
  • Member – UOC Legal Commission
  • Former Chairperson – UOC Merits and Award Commission
  • Former Chairperson – UOC Legal Commission
  • Former President – Uganda Swimming Federation
  • Former Board Chair – Special Olympics

Regional and Continental Engagements

  • Vice President – African Swimming Federation (CANA)
  • President – CANA Zone III
  • Vice Chair – Legal Commission of the Association of African National Olympic Committees (ANOCA)

International Engagements

  • FINA Bureau Member and Official
  • Member – FINA Marketing Commission
  • Member – FINA High Diving Technical Committee
  • Former Member – FINA Masters Committee 2013 – 2014
  • Arbitrator – International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
  • Panel Member – Regional Anti-Doping Agency (RADO)
  • 1st African MEMOS Lecturer
  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) consultant/advisor that has undertaken assignments for the IOC in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Lesotho.

Career as an Athlete  

  • Former National Swimmer at national, regional and international championships including the FINA Masters Swimming Championships in Montreal 2014.
  • National record holder between 1980 – 1992.
  • Swimming Team Captain at Makerere University 1989 – 1992.
  • Awarded university colors in Swimming, Squash and Basketball during that period.
  • Active Masters Swimmer Both Nationally and Internationally.

Career achievements

  • CEO and founder Governance and public Policy Research Center.
  • Chief of party of the USAID Rights and justice Activity program in Uganda. 
 

Mr. Dunstan Nsubuga

1st Vice President (Administration)

Sporting Background:

National Engagements

  • 1st Vice President – Uganda Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda
  • Former Assistant Secretary General – Uganda Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda
  • Member – UOC Legal Commission
  • Former President – Uganda Hockey Federation
  • Founder Member – Weather head Hockey club
  • Chairperson – Uganda Cricket Association Legal Committee
  • Former National Athlete in both Cricket and Hockey

Career as an Athlete 

  • Former National Hockey player and played cricket, lawn tennis in his schooling days
 

Mr. Moses. B. Mwase

2nd Vice President (Technical)

Sporting Background:

  • 2nd Vice President – Uganda Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda
  • Former Executive Member – Uganda Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda
  • Secretary General – Uganda Swimming Federation
  • Chairperson – UOC Legal Commission

International Engagements

  • Member – FINA Legal and Ethics Commission 2017 – 2020
 Ms. Beatrice Ayikoru

Secretary General

Sporting Background:

National Engagements

  • Secretary General Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2021 to date
  • 2nd Vice President Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2017 – 2020
  • General Secretary Uganda Athletics Federation 2005 to date
  • Treasurer Uganda Athletics Federation 1995
  • Assistant General Secretary Uganda Athletics Federation 1997 – 2005
  • Chef de mission Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Japan
  • Chef de mission XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia 2018.
  • Secretary Local Organizing committee IAAF World cross country Kampala 2017
  • Chairperson and Member of UOC Women commission 2001 – 2009 International Engagements
  • Council Member World Athletics (WA) 2019 to 2023
  • Member IAAF Cross country committee as a female representative
  • Member World    Athletics               Gender Leadership Task                Force,

representing Africa 2011 – 2019

  • Member of Jury IAAF World U-18 Athletics Championships and several African Athletics competitions.
  • IAAF Level I coach Education and Certification System

Regional and Continental Engagements

  • Deputy director for Development Confederation of African Athletics (CAA)

Career as an Athlete  

  • Former athlete in 3000m, 5000m 10,000m road and cross country running.

Awards

  • Presidential award for good service in sports – awarded by H. E Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
  • IAAF Pin for good service in Athletics awarded by the President IAAF, Primo Nebiolo
 Mrs. Lydia Sanyu Dhamuzungu 

Assistant Secretary General

Sporting Background:

National Engagements

  • Assistant Secretary General – Uganda Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2021 to date
  • Execom Liaison for the UOC marketing Commission
  • Execom Liaison for the UOC Social Development through Sport Commission
  • Former President Uganda Hockey Federation
  • Committee Member Resource Mobilization – Weather head Hockey Club 2015 – 2019
  • NOC Committee for UOC Constitutional Review in 2018

Career as an athlete

  • Athletics Captain, Complex Hall 2001 – 2002
  • Captain University Hockey Teams 2001 – 2003

Career achievements

  • FSO (Trainee) Ministry of Foreign affairs 2009 – 2011
 Mr. Zaid Sadik Nasiwu

Treasurer

Sporting Background:

National Engagements

  • Treasurer Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2021 – to date
  • President Uganda Volleyball Federation 2021 to date
  • President Uganda Volleyball Federation 2009 – 2017
  • Executive member and Chairman Finance Commission Uganda Olympic Committee 2012 – 2020
  • Board of Trustees Uganda Volleyball Federation 2016 to date ü Chef de Mission Islamic Sports Solidarity Federation (ISSF) Games 2013 in Indonesia.
  • Chef de Mission ISSF Games in 2017 Baku, Azerbaijan Regional and Continental Engagements
  • President Development Commission African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB) 2011 – 2015
  • Beach Commission Member – African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB)
  • Technical supervisor for Olympic qualifiers beach Volleyball in Namibia, Ghana and Uganda.
  • Technical supervisor for All African Games – Beach volleyball in Maputo, Mozambique
  • President control committee for the African women club championships 2015 in Cairo

International Engagements

  • Internal Auditor International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) 2012 – 2021

Career achievements

  • Senior Project Accountant Ministry of Water and Environment 2010 to date.
  • Risk Manager NSSF 2007-2010
  • Senior Internal Auditor NSSF 2002 to 2007
  • Internal Auditor URA 2000-2002
  • Accountant Olam Uganda Ltd 1998-2000
  • Member ACCA
  • Member CPA-U
 
 Mr. Abdul Nasser Sserunjogi

Executive Member

Sporting Background:

National Engagements

  • Executive member Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2021 – to date
  • President Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA)

Career achievements

  • Managing Partner Magna Advocates 2016 – Present
  • Senior Associate Fides Legal 2009 – 2015
  • Legal Associate Shipman & Goodwill LL.P 2008 – 2009
  • Professional Advisor (Lecturer) Law Development Centre 2018 – Present
  • Lecturer in Law Kampala International University 2009 – Present
  • Internship AETNA Life & Health insurance company 2009 – 2009
  • Research Assistant Pro-initiative, legal & human rights advocacy 2005 – 2007
  • Research Assistant Human rights & peace center (HURIPEC) 2006 – 2007
 

Mr. Arinaitwe Godwin Kayangwe

Executive Member

Sporting Background:

National Engagements

  • Executive member Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2021 – to date
  • President Uganda Rugby Union (URU)
  • Hon Secretary URU 2015-2019
  • Founder Uganda Rugby Fan Zone

International Engagements

  • World Rugby level 2 coach
  • World Rugby Certified Team Manager
  • Accredited world Rugby Match Commissioner

Career achievements

  • Certified VSAT field Engineer
  • Advanced Enterprise Networks Architecture – Sales
  • SandBlast Sales certification

 

Ms. Carolynne Joanne Adongo

Executive Member

Sporting Background:

National Engagements

  • Executive member Uganda Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2021 to date
  • Secretary General Uganda Fencing Association
  • Club Manager and Director Tela Fencing Club and academy.

Career achievements

  • Executive director and manager Vinearts Creations Uganda
 Ms. Annie Mungoma

Executive Member

Sporting Background:

National Engagements

  • Executive member Uganda Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2021 to date
  • Execom Liaison for Gender, Equality and Diversity Commission
  • President Uganda Shooting Sport Federation 2017 to date
  • Assistant Secretary General Uganda Shooting Sport Federation 2003 – 2017

Career achievements

  • Deputy Director Operations Alert Guards & security systems Limited. 
 

 Mr. Ganzi Mugula 

Executive Member (Athlete Representative)

Sporting Background:

National Engagements

  • Executive Member – Uganda Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association Uganda 2021 to date
  • Chairperson – UOC Athletes and Olympians Commissions
  • IOC/ACP Athlete Career Program National Facilitator

Career as an Athlete 

  • Represented Uganda at both national and international events in Swimming