Among the founder members of the Union 1998 with Chairiga, Buteyo, Wanambisi, among others.
Committee member of the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva, 2015
Member of Parliament Emuhaya Constituency.
Member of Education Committee of Parliament
Member of Bunge FC.
MR AKELO M.T MISORI SECRETARY GENERAL
He was educated at Miyuga Primary School, Kamwala Primary School (1976), Wang’apala Secondary School (1981), Agoro Sare High School (1983), Siriba Teachers College (1989) and Kenyatta University (2002).
A teacher and trade unionist with nearly 30 years of experience, Misori taught for 17 years at Migori Boys High School, where he was posted immediately upon his completion of a Diploma in Education course at Siriba Teachers Training College in 1989. One of the founder members of KUPPET, he was elected branch official in 2001, and 2006. He became the National Chairman in July 2006. In 2011 he was elected the Secretary General, and reelected in 2016. In his capacity as the KUPPET Secretary General, Misori is a member of the Boards of Elimu Yetu Coalition, NHIF, ANCEFA and IDay International.
WICKS MWETHI NJENGA NATIONAL TREASURER
Pursuing Masters Education at Kenyatta University: Education Administration
Bachelor of Education: BED – Kenyatta University 1988:-Economics, Geography and Education
Elected as Kiambu Branch of Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (KUPPET) Executive Secretary from 2001 to 2010 and re-elected from Jan. 2013 to date.
Elected as a National Treasurer of Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers – KUPPET on July 2006 to June 2011 and re-elected in the same position on 25th of June 2011 for a period of five (5) years i.e. to June 2016. Re-elected to the same position again in 2016 where I serve to-date.
An Examiner with Kenya National Examinations Council – marking Economics Paper II.
Employed as Deputy Returning Officer, by Electoral Commission during 2005 Referendum.
EDWARD KASO OBWOCHA NATIONAL SECRETARY SECONDARY
B.E.D Arts – Egerton University (2nd Class Honors)
Teacher – Morako Secondary School (Maths, Business), Kisii High School (Maths, Business), Deputy Principal (Matieko Secondary School in Kisii), Principal (Nyosia Secondary School in Kisii), Lecturer (Gusii Institute of Technology (Human and Public Relations)
Trade Unionist – Chairman (KUPPET), Kisii Central District, National Secretary in charge of Secondary School issues (KUPPET), Chairman – Welfare Committee for National Governing Council (KUPPET), Chairman Investment Committee (KUPPET).
Director – Kisii Embasi Academy in Kisii
Member – Task Force on Affordable Secondary School Fees
Political Party – Life Member Ford Kenya
PAUL JUVE NGEI MAINGI NATIONAL ORGANIZING SECRETARY (KUPPET)
Moi University, Eldoret.
Teacher of Chemistry and Biology – Mulumini Secondary School (1986 – 1987), Mba Secondary School (1990 – 1992), Mumbuni High School, Chairman of Teachers’ Welfare (1992 – 2007), Kwanthanze Secondary School (2007 – 2011).
Trade Unionist – Branch Treasurer of KUPPET Machakos County (2001 – 2011), National Organizing Secretary of KUPPET (June 2011 to date), Chairman (National Governing Council Welfare Committee), Organizer of KUPPET meetings, Coordinator of Support Staff at KUPPET Headquarters, Sending notices of National Executive Board and National Governing Council meetings, A Seasoned Trade Unionist
HON. RONALD KIPROTICH TONUI ASS. NATIONAL TREASURER & MEMBER OF PALIAMENT – BOMET CENTRAL CONSTITUENCY
Attended Ndaraweta Primary School
Kabianga Secondary School and Moi High School, Kabarak
Kenyatta University for B.Ed(sc)
Moi University for Masters in Educational Psychology
Teacher at Lelboinet Secondary School in Keiyo South
Moi High School Kabarak
Head of Department Mathematics and Deputy Principal and Moi Amalo Secondary School
Principal at Kipsonoi Secondary (1 Year)
Kipsuter Boys Secondary School (4 Years)
Kabungut Boys High School (2 Years)
Kiletien Secondary for 2 months
Executive Secretary KUPPET Bomet Branch 2010
Assistant National Treasurer – KUPPET 2011
Elected Member of Parliament for Bomet Central Constituency in 2013 and re-elected 2017
Attended Kenya Education Management Course at KEMI
Attended various workshops and conferences on Union, Education, Financial and Environmental issues in Geneva – Switzerland, Ottawa Canada, New York USA, Singapore, Beijing China, Arusha Tanzania, Kampala in Uganda and within the country.
MOSES NTHURIMA DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL (KUPPET)
Mr. Nthurima hails from Meru County, he attended Nkando Boys High School and later joined Kasokwony High School in Bungoma for “A” Levels.
A career teacher and a lawyer, he studied for B.Ed Linguistics and Literature at University of Nairobi and afterwards did and graduated with Bachelors of Laws from University of South Africa (UNISA). Apart from being a lawyer, Mr. Nthurima is a trained legislative drafter. During his teaching days, he undertook human rights activism and Civic Education through a number of civil societies. He worked with Centre for Law Research International, National Convention Executive Council (NCEC) and Ecumenical Civic Education Programme with regard to piling pressure on KANU regime to embrace constitutional reforms. In 2001, alongside others, he founded the Meru branch of KUPPET in which he became the first branch Vice Chairman. He then took over as the branch Executive Secretary in a subsequent by-election that was occasioned by the retirement of Mr. Murungi, the founder Executive Secretary.
In 2006, he was elected the Deputy Secretary General of KUPPET, a position he holds to-date. In the service of KUPPET, he was appointed to serve in a number of taskforces which includes but not limited to; Gachukia Taskforce on Free Day Secondary School Education, Doughlas Odhiambo Taskforce on alignment of education sector to the constitution among others. Apart from deputizing the Secretary General at the Union, he serves as the legal advisor to the union.
CATHERINE WAMBILYANGA NATIONAL SECRETARY GENDER AND WOMEN MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT – BUNGOMA COUNTY
B.Ed – Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
Branch Treasurer – KUPPET Bungoma County – 2001 – 2011
COTU Women League Chairperson
HIV & AIDS workshop in Trade Unions – South Africa
2011 – Elected as Secretary Gender KUPPET
Gender mainstreaming course in Tunia Italy 2010
Member of National Governing council Welfare Committee
World conference for women in trade unions 2009
Coordinator Gender/Marginalized countrywide
Paralegal course under COTU – Industrial Court
Teacher – Home science at Matulo Secondary – 2003 – 2011
St. Mathews ACK Webuye, 2000-2003
Namawanga Girls Secondary Sch. 1995 – 2000
Koru Girls High Sch. 1990-1995
Kapsowar Girls High sch. 1989-1990
May 2017 – Elected KUPPET Secretary Gender
August 2017 – Elected Women Member of National Assembly, Bungoma County
MR. SAMMY CHELIMO CHELANG’A NATIONAL SECRETARY TERTIARY
B.Ed Graduate of Kenyatta University and currently M. Ed (Philosophy of Education) at Egerton University.
A teacher of Music and Kiswahili.
Taught at Moi TTC – Baringo, Kabarnet High school and Kapropita Girls.
Passionate unionist who has represented KUPPET members at county and now at headquarters.
A firm believer in Social justice, fairness and a dignified teaching fraternity.
Participated in 2017 elections as a parliamentary candidate for Baringo North constituency.
Focused negotiator and team player as a member of NEB and NGC.
Exploitation of Music skills in soloing song and chants psyching members during strikes and other union fora has earned him the nickname ‘choir master’
Participated in writing a proposal to RAP which gave the union funding to scrutinize all Education bills in 2012.
As the NST, now teaming up with other Board members in fighting for a new scheme of service, promotion and better working environment for trainers in Technical institutes, polytechnics and Teachers Training Colleges.
Bringing together all post primary teachers in order to fight together for better remuneration and a highly esteemed teaching fraternity is my mission.