Key People

Committed to the Cause

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Houston Ugandan Community. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our community as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.

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Godfrey Tholit

Community Chair

With us since 2008, Godfrey Tholit is one of our esteemed Community leaders. He brings his years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping the Community grow and succeed.

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Jimmy Kara

Community Vice Chair

Jimmy Kara joined Houston Ugandan Community with the vision and drive to improve upon our Community, and focus on developing the Community with experience and integrity.

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Brenda Nabasumba

Secretary

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways Community members describe this invaluable member of our team. Brenda is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to serve the Community with.

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Emmie Tumwesigye

Treasurer

With us since our founding, Emmie is one of our esteemed team members. They bring their years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

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Banja Kalimuzo

Deputy Treasurer

With us since our founding, Banja is one of our esteemed team members. They bring their years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

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Bali Bukenya

Publicity

Bali joined Houston Ugandan Community in 1989. He strives to improve and build the Community through unity and organization with emphasis on income generation through cooperative ventures.

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Mike Mukasa

Commitee Member

Mike came to the USA at the age of 19 and lived in Woburn, Massachusetts before moving to Houston in 2000 a city she loves. She is a mother of one son. She holds a Bachelors in Finance, and currently works as a Nurse with children. She is excited to make a difference in the Community towards her service to the young children of the Community.

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Badru Labongo

Committee Member

Badru has lived in Houston for 17 years and is happy to serve the Houston Ugandan Community. He believes that the success of the Community is in putting resources together to move to greater horizons.

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Noah Sematimba

Committee member

Noah is a full time minister and has been serving the community since 2011. He is a pastor of Breakthrough Fellowship in Houston, Texas and Kampala, Uganda.