Commonwealth Local Government Forum

CLGF Board and Patrons 2017-19

Chairperson

Cllr Rev Mpho MBW Moruakgomo, President, Botswana Association of Local Authorities

Vice chairs

Mayor Darrell Bradley, Mayor of Belize City, Belize
Hon Jules Doret Ndongo, Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation, Cameroon

 

Members

Africa:

East
George Mutabazi, President Uganda Association of Local Government Authorities ULGA 
Cllr Innocent Uwimana, Chairperson, Rwanda Association of Local Government Authorities (RALGA) *
Hon Francis Kaboneka, Minister of Local Government, Rwanda
Hon Tom Butime, Minister of Local Government, Uganda *

 

Southern

Rev Mpho MW Moruakgomo, President, Botswana Association of Local Authorities, Botswana (Chairperson) ++
Cllr Muesee Kazapua, President of Association for Local Authorities in Namibia, Namibia*
Hon Vincent Mwale MP, Minister for Local Government, Housing, Early Education & Environmental Protection, Zambia 
Hon Phiwayinkosi Mabuza MP, Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Swaziland * 

 

West
Hon Felix Mensah Nii Anang-LA, President National Association of Local Authorities Ghana (NALAG)
Mayor Sunkarie Kabba Kamara, President Local Councils Association of Sierra Leone (LoCASL) *
Hon Georges Elanga Obam, Minister Decentralisation and Local Development, Cameroon 
Hon Maya Moiwo Kaikai, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Sierra Leone *


Americas

Mayor Darrell Bradley, Mayor, Belize City Council ++
Alderman Anthony Roberts, President Trinidad & Tobago Association of Local Government Authorities, TTALGA Jamaica*

Hon Frankie Campbell MP, Minister of Transport and Local Government, Bahamas 
Audrey Smith Facey, Association of Local Government Authorities of Jamaica *

Asia-Pacific
Asia

Hon Seyed Ali Zahir Moulana MP, Chairman, Federation of Sri Lankan Local Government Authorities (FSLGA) Sri Lanka ++
Seyed Muhammad Ashgar Shah Gilani,Local Councils Association of the Punjab, Pakistan *
YB. Tan Sri Noh Bin Haji Omar, Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government  Malaysia*

 

Pacific
Mayor Dave Cull, President Local Government New Zealand 
Mayor David O’Loughlin, President, Australian Local Government Association ALGA*
Hon Kobebe Taitai MP, Minister of Internal Affairs & Social Development, Kiribati 

Vacant


Europe

Cllr Nick Small, Local Government Association of England & Wales
Hon Dr Owen Bonnici, Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government, Malta 
Hon Steven Linares, Minister for Culture, the Media Youth & Sport, Gibraltar* 

Vacant


Members at large

Cllr Yoland Jno Jules, Chairman, Dominica Association of Local CA – Dominica 
Cllr Parks Tau, Chairperson, South African Local Government Association (SALGA), South Africa

Vacant
 

Co-opted members
Hon Slumber Tsogwane, Minister of Local Government, Botswana

Associate members

Dr Bhaskar Chakrabarti, Indian Institute of Management, India 
Prof Jaap de Visser, University of Western Cape*
Dr Eris Schoburgh, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
Dr Philip Amis, International Development Dept. University of Birmingham, UK*

 

Ex officio

Simon Baker, Society of Local Authority Chief Executives, Hon Treasurer UK
Dr Carl Wright, Secretary-General Emeritus
Dr Greg Munro, Secretary-General 

 

 

Executive Committee

Cllr Rev Mpho Moruakgomo, President, Botswana Association of Local Authorities, Botswana (Chairperson) 
Hon Jules Doret Ndongo, Minister Delegate, Cameroon (Vice Chairperson) 
Mayor Darrell Bradley, Mayor of Belize City, Belize (Vice Chairperson)
Simon Baker, Society of Local Authority Chief Executives, UK Hon Treasurer (ex officio)
Dr Greg Munro, Secretary-General (ex-officio)

Representative of host country of 2019 Conference (TBC)

* Alternate 
++ Executive Committee member

Additional information on vacant positions will be added

CLGF Patrons

Rt Hon Helen Clark,
New Zealand


HE President Yoweri
Kaguta Museveni,

President of Uganda

 

Hon Enele Sopoaga,
Prime Minister, Tuvalu

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