EAMJA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBERS 2022/2024
President E.A.M.J.A-2022-2024. Judge of the High Court/Head of the Family Division of the High Court. Has been a Judicial Officer for the last 28 years rising from the rank of Grade One Magistrate to Judge of the High Court.
IPP EAMJA has currently retired from Public Service. When elected into office in 2019 I was serving as Judge In Charge of the Labour Division of the High Court of Tanzania. Was a Judge of the High Court of Tanzania from May 2008 to October 2021. Was also the only female who served as the Registrar of The Court of Appeal of Tanzania (before engaging the services of Court Administrators) By then I had served as the Senior Deputy Registrar of the High Court and Court of Appeal from 2003 to 2007, Deputy Regustrar of the High Court 2009 to 2003, Resident Magistrate Grade III to Principal Resident Magistrate Grade 1 1984 to 1999.Apart from adjudicating , mediatiating and the administrative roles I undertook various trainings in Judicial Administration, Case Management, Financial Planning and Management as well as a number of Trainings of Trainers in Judicial Ethics, Human Rights and Gender, Juvenile Justice , International Labour Standards and Judgement Writing. I am now a Legal Consultant, Registered Arbitrator and Trainer. Apart from being a member of EAMJA having serve in the Executive Councils in 2017/9 as well as 2003/4, I am also a Member of International Association of Women Judges, (IAWJ) Commonwealth Magistrares and Judges Association (CMJA) , Judges and Magistrates Association of Tanzania,(JMAT) Tanganyika Law Society( TLS) , Tanzania Women Judges Association, (TAWJA) and Tanzania Women Lawyers Association, (TAWLA).
Hon. Mr. Justice Nzioki wa Makau is a Judge in the Employment & Labour Relations Court and is currently based in Nairobi. He has served as a judge since 12th July 2012. He holds a Masters Degree (LLM) from the Northwestern College of Law Lewis & Clark College, Portland Oregon USA . He is a passionate defender of wildlife. He has served on various Committees in the Judiciary and is the Immediate past chair of the Mount Kenya Region branch of the Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association (KMJA). He was working as is the Treasurer EAMJA since 2019 before he elected as Vice President EAMJA in 2022.
He is a Judge of the High Court of Tanzania. Also, he is the Head of the Judiciary Delivery Unit, which oversees judicial reforms in Tanzania. Before assuming the role of Judge, he served the Judiciary of Tanzania in several key positions, including Deputy Registrar and Resident Magistrate In charge. His dedication to the field of law extends beyond the courtroom, as he has also imparted his legal knowledge as a lecturer at St. Augustine University of Tanzania and the Institute of Judicial Administration-Lushoto. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Laws (LL.M), and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree.
Hon. Stella Okwong Paculal Her Worship Stella Okwong Paculal is a Senior Principle Magistrate Grade One from Uganda. Been in the Judiciary 9 years; has experience in determining disputes in criminal, land, civil and family matters. She is passionate about justice for women and children. She is the current EAMJA Deputy Secretary General
Lilian Jonas Itemba is the Judge of the High Court of Tanzania currently based in Mwanza. Formerly a Principal State Attorney at the National Prosecutions Services where for over 15 years she was involved in public prosecutions of fraud cases and criminal asset recovery. Apart from public prosecutions, she also represented the government in diverse legal matters. She coordinated investigation in different Criminal Justice organs including the Police Force, Wildlife Departments, Anti-Drugs Unit and Anti-Corruption Bureau. Lilian was also engaged in coordination of investigation and prosecution in some of wildlife cases. She worked with academic institutions including The Law School of Tanzania where she facilitated seminars to Law students for several years. She has also served as a member of different bodies in universities. Lilian holds an LL.B degree (Tumaini University, 2004) an LL.M degree (Vrije University, the Netherlands, 2008) and certificate in Environmental Management Law (SIT, New Zealand, 2016).
Head of Station, Eldas Law Court Wajir County, Kenya, Serving Secretary Publicity secretary, EAMJA.
Holder of LLB University of the Holy Quran and Islamic Sciences , Sudan , and LLM Omdudman Islamic University, Khartom Sudan .
Current and former member of various judicial committees, Kenya Judiciary.
Former Chairman of Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association (KMJA ) Northern Regio.
Former deputy Secretary General of EAMJA.
EAMJA Head of Secretariat