Meet Our Team

Amazima Ministries is extremely blessed to have an incredible staff. An organization is only as strong as the people who are working toward the same purpose. Thankfully, we have a clear mission and some of the best people in the world.

Our Leaders

We are honored to be led by a group of men and women who love the Lord and desire to lead with integrity, compassion, and wisdom.

Katie moved to Uganda over a decade ago with no idea that this would be the place that God chose…

Katie Davis Majors

Founder & Chief Visionary

Doug is the CEO of Amazima Ministries, having previously served as a pastor in the Nashville area, on the executive…

Doug Martin

Chief Executive Officer

Larissa Rwakasiisi

UG Country Director

Our Staff

Amazima is made up of incredible team members in both the United States and Uganda.  With a team of over 200, the large majority are local Ugandans.  It is always our goal to provide jobs to Ugandans first, before Westerners, so they can support their families and their community.

The team in Uganda is the face of Amazima Ministries to the community members, students, and families impacted by our programs.

Katie moved to Uganda over a decade ago with no idea that this would be the place that God chose to build her home and … Katie Davis Majors Read More »

Katie Davis Majors

Founder & Chief Visionary

Larissa Rwakasiisi

UG Country Director

Stephen Fernandes

Head Teacher

Robin Booker

Director of Student Life

Simon Masembe

Student Life Manager

Ruth Mwebaza Kato

Student Life Manager

Matthew Foster

Business Manager

Daniel Iya

Operations Director

Matthew Angell

Head of Staff Life

Michelle Hirano

Nursing Director

Cypriano Haba

Scholarship Program Mentor

Noel Mwebaza

Scholarship Program Mentor

Richard Kalongo

Scholarship Program Mentor

Geofrey Magala

Scholarship Program Mentor

Peter Emmanuel Wanjala

Scholarship Program Mentor

Mildred Namaganda

Scholarship Program Mentor

Trevor Kagoda

Scholarship Program Mentor

Agatha Nakitende

Scholarship Program Mentor

Timothy Ssekaggo

Scholarship Program Mentor

Grace Isabirye

Ministry Programming Coordinator

Michelle Hirano

Nursing Director

Yosamu Wasswa

Clinical Officer

Isaac Ibanda

Medical Administrator

Christine Aluka

Case Coordinator

Dennis Mande

Counselor

Claire Kituuka

Counselor

Kirstin Vanada

Director of Studies

Brittany Watilo

Primary Leadership

Krista Hartenbach

Primary Leadership

Chelsea McDowell

Special Needs Coordinator

Edith Adhiambo

English Head of Department

Annet Laura Kemigisa

Primary Teacher

Eron Nakityo

Primary Teacher

Faith Sylivia Nakirya

Primary Teacher

Ana Van Lonkhuyzen

Primary Teacher

Gladys Nakibuule

Primary Teacher

Delaney Stephens

Primary Teacher

Isaac Mugyenzi

Primary Teacher

Aubrey Monte

Special Needs Teacher

Amy Kraus

Music Teacher

Jaclyn Hummel

Accelerated Program Teacher

Anne Mabula

Special Needs Aide

Christine Kyomugisha

Special Needs Aide

Damalie Nakato

Primary Teaching Aide

Doreen Abao

Primary Teaching Aide

Godwin Nasasira

Accelerated Education Aide

Joy Achan

Primary Teaching Aide

Judith Kisakye

Primary Teaching Aide

Lena Nasimiyu

Primary Teaching Aide

Marvin Mukoka

Special Needs Aide

Stephen Fernandes

Head Teacher

Geoffrey Lwalanda

Deputy Head Teacher, Sports Director

Tyler Hauschild

Director of Studies

Martha Nakale

School Coordinator

Daniel Isabirye

Campus Pastor, Bible Teacher

Bob Kalago

Bible Teacher

Solomon Tatwebwa

Head of Science Department

Geofrey Kimera

Science Teacher

David Musiige

Science Teacher

Ezekiel Mugerwa

Science Teacher

Brian Mulyagonja

Science Teacher

Amelia Watson

Science Teacher

Henry Ddumba

Science Teacher

Jessica Melki

Science Teacher

Brian Waiswa

Science Lab Technician

Joanita Asianut Itogot

Head of English/Literature Department

Deogracious Siminyu

English/Literature Teacher

Elizabeth Akwee

English/Literature Teacher

Susan Ruth Nakayima

English/Literature Teacher

Lilliane Namala

English/Literature Teacher

Benjamin Samanya

English/Literature Teacher

Samantha (Wai Yu) Yau

English/Literature Teacher

Stella Nsangi Mugenyi

Head of Mathematics Department

Roggers Kyebaiga

Mathematics Teacher

Ellon Asiimwe

Mathematics Teacher

Emmanuel Afema

Mathematics Teacher

Ashley Nock

Mathematics Teacher

Stephen Adoit

Head of History Department

Noah Ssemakula

History Teacher

Brian Ottaala

History Teacher

Christine Nakke

History Teacher

Mary Grace Mokodir

History/Geography Teacher

Rob Ames

History Teacher

Erick Mugabi

ICT/Commerce Teacher

Noah Owere

Agriculture Teacher

Gloria Fayida

Fine Arts Teacher

Honorine Tumukunde

French Teacher

Annet Mbabazi

Librarian

Patrick Mujuni

Kiswahili Teacher

Betty Nakachwa

CRE Teacher

Deo Maseruka

Entrepreneurship Teacher

Robin Booker

Director of Student Life

Ruth Mwebaza Kato

Student Life Manager

Simon Masembe

Student Life Manager

Solome Nyaromo

Student Life Coordinator

Jackie Ngabire

Family Mentor

Yafesi & Betty Mugerwa

Family Mentors

Brian Alinaitwe

Family Mentor

Marshall & Tara Nessa

Family Mentors

Bitijuma Nabukalu

Family Mentor

Paul & Mercy Kasadha

Family Mentors

Neema Nera

Family Mentor

Martin & Jocelyn Jacoby

Family Mentors

Comfort Paricia

Family Mentor

Sylivestre Sabiiti

Family Mentor

Arnold & Joan Nsumba

Family Mentors

Esther Mirembe

Family Mentor

Anna Nabunje

Family Mentor

Joseph & Diana Kasule

Family Mentors

Felister Nakityo

Family Mentor

Wally & Joy Grant

Family Mentors

Wilson Kananga

Family Mentor

Jerry & Cheryl Davison

Family Mentors

Misach Wasswa

Family Mentor

Sarah Kansiime

Family Mentor

Derrick Olweny

Family Mentor

Pauline Nabuuma

Family Mentor

Peter & Regina Ekulam

Family Mentors

Emma Mwesigwa

Family Mentor

Matt & Krissie Hodges

Family Mentors

Simon Okoli

Family Mentor

Raymond Mengezi

Family Mentor

Suzan Namono

Family Mentor

Joshua Mubiru

Family Mentor

Sharon Achieng

Family Mentor

Daniel Bigisho Bene

Family Mentor

Matthew Foster

Business Manager

Matthew Angell

Head of Staff Life

Sarah Ibiara Okimait

Office Manager

Isaac Okello

IT Manager

Gregory O’Connor

Continuous Improvement Manager

Simon Peter Lubangakene

IT Support Officer

Claire Amico

International School Teacher

Charis Hauschild

Staff Life Coordinator

David Ojambo

Staff Life Pastor

Maggie Ma

Administrative Coordinator

Deborah Nanfuka

Receptionist

Andrew Wandera

Farm Manager

Samuel Wandera

Farming God’s Way Trainer

William Kayondo

Farming God's Way Trainer

James Obedi

Farm Assistant

Samuel Wancha

Farm Assistant

Isima Mutebi

Farm Assistant

Yusuf Wasige

Farm Assistant

Joe Booker

Head of Maintenance – Njeru

Ismael Wandera

Head of Maintenance – Buziika

Denis Ochaya

Technician

Samuel Juuko

Technician

Isaac Ssempebwa

Technician

Julius Senyonga

Technician

Paul Okada

Technician

Edwin Sanya

Technician

Traver Mukisa

Groundskeeper

Abraham Segujja

Groundskeeper

Joseph Okello

Groundskeeper

Lakana Ocen

Groundskeeper

Francis Omoo

Groundskeeper

Edirisa Muyanja

Groundskeeper

Geofrey Opio

Groundskeeper

Godfrey Makoha

Groundskeeper

William Kalema

Groundskeeper

Patrick Omunet

Groundskeeper

Andrew Odongo

Groundskeeper

Agnes Moraa

Groundskeeper

Isaac Kisuuto

Groundskeeper

Emmanuel Kibwika

Groundskeeper

Simon Peter Ladda

Groundskeeper

Thomas Okiru

Groundskeeper

William Wabwire

Groundskeeper

Annet Ayenyo

Custodian

Seera Hawa

Custodian

Flavia Akullu

Custodian

Lucia Asuru

Custodian

Jason Smith

Head of Transportation

Tom Nyombi

Driver

Leny Jimmy Cosmas Ebil

Head of Security

Martin Ocen

Security Guard

Deborah Amuge

Security Guard

Denish Omony

Security Guard

Joan Acen

Security Guard

Ruth Kevin Akot

Security Guard

Sarah Kobusinge

Security Guard

Raphael Egwang

Security Guard

Kennedy Apale

Security Guard

Moses Acila

Security Guard

Micheal Oluka

Security Guard

Godfrey Kuchana

Security Guard

Joel Elasu

Security Guard

Collins Agadra

Security Guard

Raulent Muhindo

Security Guard

Fortunate Jakuma

Security Guard

Julius Boyi

Security Guard

Musa Wandega

Security Guard

Maxwell Oming

Security Guard

Manasi Mademaga

Security Guard

John Muwereza

Security Guard

Samuel Okalany

Security Guard

Kauma Kaloli

Security Guard

James Ochieng

Security Guard

Peter Kwoba

Security Guard

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