List of all current TSC Commissioners, term of office and their roles

TSC Chair Dr Lydia Nzomo
Retired TSC Chair Dr Lydia Nzomo.

Teacher Service Commission(TSC) should comprise of nine commissioners. But currently, there are six Commissioners after the contracts of three others expired in 2019.  Dr.Lydia Nzomo is the chairperson.

Under Article 237(2) of the Constitution, the Commission is mandated to perform the following functions:
1. Register trained teachers
2. Recruit and employ registered teachers
3. Assign teachers employed by the Commission for service in any public school or institution
4. Promote and transfer teachers
5. Exercise disciplinary control over teachers
6. Terminate the employment of teachers
7. Review the standards of education and training of persons entering the teaching service
8. Review the demand for and supply of teachers
9. Advise the national government on matters relating to the teaching profession

Here is a list of all TSC commissioners with their education background.

List of current TSC Commissioners

S/N TSC Commissioner Name Year appointed Year to exit Responsibility
1 Dr Jamleck Muturi John 2021 2027 Chairperson
2 Mbage Njuguna 4/5/2020 2026 Member
3 Leila Abdi 4/5/2020 2026 Member
4 Timon Oyucho 2021 2027 Member

 

TSC Chairperson- Dr. Jamleck Muturi John.

New TSC Chairperson
New TSC Chairperson Dr Jamleck Muturi John

Dr. Muturi is the TSC Commission Chairperson; having been appointed in 2021. If he serves his full term of 6 years, then he is set to retire in 2027. Read more about the TSC Chair, here.

TSC Commissioner- Mr Timon Oyucho

TSC Commissioner Mr. Timon Oyucho
TSC Commissioner Mr. Timon Oyucho

Before his appointment as a TSC Commissioner, in 2021, Mr Timon Oyucho has been serving as the Director Legal, Labour and Industrial Relations Directorate.

He holds a Masters of Law from the University of Nairobi, Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law, Bachelor of Law from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Science Education.

Prior to his appointment, Mr Oyucho served as an Assistant Deputy Director Legal, Labour & Industrial Relations Directorate. He has also served as a Principal Discipline Officer, Provincial Staffing Officer, District Staffing Officer and Principal Ratta Mixed Secondary School in Kisumu.

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TSC Commissioner- Mr. Mbage Njuguna Nganga

TSC Commissioner Mr. Mbage Njuguna Nganga
TSC Commissioner Mr. Mbage Njuguna Nganga

Mr Ng’ang’a was appointed member of the Teachers Service Commission on 29th April 2020. Prior to his appointment, he had served in various capacities both in the private sector and in public service.

Mr Ng’ang’a is a graduate of the University of Nairobi (Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree). He also holds a Masters of Law (LLM) degree from the University of London and a Master of Science (MsC ) degree in Agricultural Development from the University of London.

He has also undertaken further advanced and specialized Executive programs in Financial Law, Economic Development, Public Enterprise Reform and Regulatory Law in leading Universities and other institutions of higher learning which include Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge University – Jesus College, University of Florida – Public Utilities Research Centre, Duke University – Duke Centre for International Development, and the International Law Institute.

TSC Commissioner- Ms Leila A. Ali

New TSC Commissioner Leila Abdi.
TSC Commissioner Leila Abdi.

Ms Leila A. Ali was appointed member Teachers Service Commission on 4th May 2020. She has a wealth of experience in the financial sector spanning over 12 years both in Kenya and the United Kingdom. MS Leila has actively been involved in incubating different small sized companies into profitable and successful companies.

She has worked with Baker Tily Merali as the in charge of planning and execution of large and medium sized company’s due diligences and audits including those of non-governmental organizations. Ms Leila has also served in various boards including the Wangari Maathai Foundation and the Competition Authority of Kenya.

She holds BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from the London South Bank University. Ms Leila is an affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

See also; TSC Current list of Commissioners 2021-2027

15 COMMENTS

  1. Karithi Kobia Silas

    Kudos our esteemed team!!! Kindly promote teachers who have acquired higher qualifications just as you rose up the ladder. This will grant them psychological balance as they attend to the innocent students, thanks.

  2. Karithi Kobia Silas

    Kudos our esteemed team!!! MY PLEA: Kindly promote teachers who have acquired higher qualifications just as you rose up the ladder. This will grant them psychological balance as they attend to the innocent students, thanks.

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