Our Organs

The Rwanda Scouts Association is governed by 5 organs :

  • The Board of Directors
  • The Conflict Resolution Committee (Komisiyo Nkemuramakimbirane)
  • The Audit Committee  (Komisiyo ya Ngenzuz)
  • The Disciplinary Committee (Komisiyo ya Ngengamyitwarire)
  • The Electoral Committee 

The Board of Directors

The responsibilities of the Board of Directors are :

a. Suggest the National Council amendments to the statutes and internal rules;

b. Prepare and chair the sessions of the National Council;

c. Recruit and dismiss permanent staff of the Association;

d. Control the functioning and discipline of staff based on the Chief Commissioner’s report;

e. Ensure smooth management of the Association;

f. Control and give opinions on the activities of the Districts;

g. Prepare activities at the national level;

h. Check reports submitted to the Chief Commissioner or to the Executive Secretariat.

The members of the Board of Directors shall be elected by the National Council of the Association among the adult volunteers of the Association by majority of votes, for a four (4) year term renewable only once.

Contact Chief Commissioner : v.uzabumugabo@rwandascout.org

Uzabumugabo Virgile

Chief Commissioner

Contact : 0788304179

Bizimana Jovin

Educational Methods Commissioner

Contact : 0788984361

Mutware Antoine

General Secretary

Contact : 0788783022

Nikuze Sandrine

Deputy Chief Commissioner

Contact : 0789270167


Institutional Development Commissioner

Contact :

Umutoni Elyse

President of Youth Forum

Contact : 0782484822

Akarikumutima Fabien

Vice President of Youth Forum

Contact : 0788426361

Kabanyana Laurette

International Commissioner

Contact : 0788835637

Gihana Olivier

Finance Commissioner

Contact : 0788304996

The Conflict Resolution Committee

The Conflict Resolution Committee is the dispute resolution body that emerges between Association’s members and between various organs of the Association, at both national and scout district levels.

Contact : conflict_resolution@rwandascout.org

Nizeyimana Jean de Dieu


Nishimwe Valentine

Vice President

Mukashema Benilde


Nshimiyimana Come Leodomir


Rugigana Albert


The Audit Committee

The National Council elects three members of the Audit Committee for three years non-renewable. Their mission is to control the management of the finances and other assets of the Assocition and make a report on them. 

Contact : audit@rwandascout.org


Kanzayire Nicole


Mutuyimana Jean Claude

Vice President

Ntwari Jean Marie


The Disciplinary Committee

The Disciplinary Committee is the committee in charge of looking alleged breaches of the discipline of members within RSA, and adjudicating on them.

The duties of the disciplinary committee are as follows:
a) To ensure that current standards and practices in Rwanda Scouts Association are observed and to exercise disciplinary power over members for infringement of rules and practices governing scouting in Rwanda;
b) To exercise disciplinary power on any other terms assigned to it in the codes of conduct of RSA members.

Contact : disciplinary@rwandascout.org

Tuyisingize Jean de Dieu


Mbakeshayezu Jean Claude

Vice President

Uwanyirigira Joseline


Umukunzi Denyse


Manege Eric


The Electoral Committee

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Contact : electoral@rwandascout.org

Babangida Alpha


Kuradusenge Onesphore

Vice President

Ugiraba Brigitte


Irawzi Carole


The Executive Commission

The executive commission is the body composed by staff of the Association ; this body is headed by the National Executive Commissioner (NEC).

Contact : National Executive Commissioner : v.rucyahana@rwandascout.org  ; Field Officer : a.nshimiyimana@rwandascout.org

Rucyahana Viateur

National Executive Commissioner

Nshimiyimana Alexis

Field Officer

Our thematic commissions

The Rwanda Scouts Association is organized through several commissions :