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The Board

The Board

Arch. Kiggundu Robert Henry

Arch. Kiggundu Robert Henry

Board Chairperson, Chairperson F & A Committee
Arch. Lawino Miriam

Arch. Lawino Miriam

Vice Chairperson, Chairperson Education Committee
Arch. Mbabazi Verna Mwinganisa

Arch. Mbabazi Verna Mwinganisa

Chairperson Disciplinary Committee
Arch. Kabarungi Jacinta Bishanga

Arch. Kabarungi Jacinta Bishanga

Chairperson Registration And Practice Committee
Arch. Abdu Wahab Nyanzi

Arch. Abdu Wahab Nyanzi

Chairperson Public Relations & Market Development Committee
Arch. Kajumba Steven Sendi

Arch. Kajumba Steven Sendi

Secretary Disciplinary Committee

MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD & MEETINGS

In accordance with the Architects Registration Act Cap.269, the Board is comprised of six members who serve a two-year term. Four members are selected by the Uganda Society of Architects during their Annual General Meeting , and two are appointed by the Minister, Lands, Housing and Urban Development (MLHUD) 

The following are the members of the 12th Board with their respective positions  

Arch Robert Henry Kiggundu   Chairman, Chair Finance & Admin Committee
Arch. Miriam Lawino   Vice- Chairperson, Chair Education Committee
Arch. Kabarungi Jacinta   President USA, Chair Reg. & Practice Committee
Arch. Abdu-Wahab Nyanzi   Chair, Public Relations Committee
Arch. Sendi Stepehn Kajumba   Secretary Disciplinary Committee
Arch Mbabazi M. Verna   Chair Disciplinary Committee

The 12th Board will have a retreat to orient the new members on the functions of the Board and sub committees as scheduled this year, with quorum achieved at every meeting. A record of attendance will be available at the secretariat.

 BOARD COMMITTEES:

As an operational strategy, and in accordance with Section 29 of the Architects Registration Act CAP 269, the 12th Board can appoint committees to deal with specific matters of the Board. The committees generate and follow up on both regulatory and administrative issues between scheduled Board meetings. Committees are expected to meet at least once a month. They assist the Registrar and the secretariat to carry out their duties, and they make reports and recommendations for approval by the Board. Each committee is chaired by a Board member. The Board Committees and their membership are renewed on an annual basis. This year they were constituted as below:

Finance and Administration 

Arch Kiggundu Robert Henry   Chairperson
Arch. Amunsimire Kenneth    Member
Arch. Turyahabwe Richard    Member
Arch. Namayanja Jaqueline    Member
Mr. Agaba Saimon    Member

              Registration and Practice Committee

Arch Kabarungi Jacinta Bishanga   Chairperson
Arch Kutosi Ivan    Member
Arch. Gloria Bazira   Member
Arch Otto Willis    Member  
Arch. Kyeyune Dennis Simon   Member

              Disciplinary Committee (Statutory)                                          

Arch. MBabazi Verna Mwinganisa   Chairperson
Arch. Kajjumba Stephen Sendi   Secretary
Arch. Anguyo Oce Luke   Member
Dr. Mindra Racheal Katorogo   Member
Adv. Kyarimpa Olive  

   

         Education Committee

Arch. Lawino Miriam   Chairperson
Arch. Albert Wasswa Shinosuke   Member and USA Representative
Arch. Adengo Doreen   Member 
Arch. Jesse Tukacungurwa   Member
Mr. Mukwatampola Muzamilu   Member

 

             Public Relations Affairs Committee

Arch. Abdu-Wahab Nyanzi    Chairperson
Arch. Tino Opit Winfred    Member
Arch. Byabagambi Herbert    Member
Mr. Nsubuga Umar    Member
Mr. Kigozi Joseph    Member

 Amendment to the Architects Registration Act

The Board has proposed immediate review of the Architect Registration Act 1996. The Ministry of Justice has also written soliciting for comprehensive amendments to existing Acts, so it is imperative that the items for review in the Architect Registration Act 1996 are exhaustive through engagement with Uganda Society of Architects.

 

The Board proposes the following Amendments:

 

Item

Proposed provision

1

Revision of registration / Practicing fees for;

       a)      Local Architect

b)      Foreign Architect

c)       Temporary Registration

2

Use of the title “Architect, Architecture & Architectural”

3

Development of an Architectural Development Centre

4

Detailed provisions for the conduct of Professional Exams

5

Controls over the registration of architectural firms and Companies by the Uganda Registration Services Bureau and licensing by the Board

6

Registration of Allied Professionals

7

Augmentation of the Professional Code of Conduct to curb wrongful signature of plans, mistreatment of clients, and detailing of forms of professional misconduct.

8

Details on Staff of the Secretariat

9

Qualifications for provision of pro-bono services

10

More stringent measures to curb advertising architectural services

11

Provisions for architectural competition rules

12

Provisions for linkages with third parties - local authorities, police, procurement entities, etc.

13

Provisions for access to building sites for inspections

 

 

 

 

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