Mercy Moraa Motanya is the current chief officer in the department of Education and Vocational training in the Nyamira County Government.
She holds a Master of Arts in Kiswahili from University of Kabianga and Bachelor of Education from Kenyatta University. Mercy also has a Postgraduate diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation from Kenyatta University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication from the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication.
She is currently undertaking her PhD in Kiswahili sociolinguistics at Kenyatta University,Professionally, Mercy is a trained teacher having taught at Sironga girls’ high school and Itierio girls’ high school before proceeding to Kenyatta University-Digital school in the Department of Teaching and Quality Assurance.
Mercy Motanya is a person of Integrity, a team player who has a keen eye for detail. She is reliable, honest and delivers quality work and in time. She values effective communication and time management at the work place, qualities she believes will help her take the Education Department of Nyamira County to the next level.
Mercy is an Adventist and a Master Guide. In the church, she has learnt strict work ethics and service to humanity through work that she considers worth applying in her daily activities.
Rael Kwamboka Momanyi is the current chief officer in Charge of the Public Service Management department in the Nyamira County Government.
The Chief Officer is a Certified Human Resources Practitioner (CHRP) (2021), a Certified Secretary (CS), a Trainer of Trainers (TOT), a Governance Advisor; an Educator, a Financial Advisor; Strategic Leader and Manager.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education (B.Ed.) from the University of Nairobi (2007), Masters in Business Administration (Finance Option) (2012) and Masters in Human Resources Management (2020) both from Kenya Methodist University. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Human Resource Management at JKUAT.
Ms. Momanyi attained her Certified Human Recourse Practitioner qualification from the Institute of Human Resources Management in the year 2021 after completing the required training from the College of Human Resources Management (CHRM) in the same year.
She previously consulted with Bloomsford Associates as a Human Resources Consultant, served as a Human Resources Management lecturer at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Nairobi CBD Campus (2021- 2022). Prior to venturing into Consultancy work, Rael Momanyi served in the Kisii County Government (2013 – 2019) as a Vice Chairperson Kisii County Public Service Board and as an Ag. Chairperson in the same Board (2017 – 2019).
While at the Kisii County Public Service Board, she contributed towards development of Human Resources policies for governing the Kisii County Public Service.
She has also worked as a Banker at Kenya Commercial Bank (2010 -2012) and as a Secondary School Teacher, British Baccalaureate Curriculum at Light Academy Girls Nairobi (2008- 2010). She has also trained in Human Resources Management Information System from the College of Human Resources Management (CHRM); Governance (KCA University and the Advantage Training, Or Tambo Johannesburg; South Africa); Strategic Leadership Development & Senior Management (2019) both at the Kenya School of Government.
Rael Momanyi possesses inter-personal relations skills and professional capabilities for enhancing personal, team and organizational effectiveness-qualities she would love to exploit at her current work place to enhance effective results.
She is an accredited practitioner of Human Resources management with exceptional counseling and psychosocial skills characteristics she believes will be valuable in helping her manage daily activities at work.
She is a Christian, of the Seventh Day Adventist faith and a Certified Chaplain.