Staff

TEEZ Staff

Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer

The Reverend Canon Dennis Milanzi is the Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of TEEZ. He was born in Mansa in Luapula Province. He went to different primary schools in Chipata and did his secondary education at the Reformed Church in Zambia Katete Secondary School in Katete. He went to the Anglican Seminary of St. John the Evangelist at Mindolo in Kitwe for his Priesthood formation and training. He was ordained in the Anglican Church in the Diocese of Eastern Zambia on 5th July 1998.

He possesses different qualifications (Certificates, Diplomas, 2 Bachelors's degrees in Theology and Education with the University of Cambridge, University of South Africa and Justo Mwale University. He completed his Master of Education-Geography and pursued a second Master of Theology in Practical Theology, Church and Society with the South African Theological Seminary (SATS). He hopes to pursue his Doctor of Philosophy in Theology soon.

Fr. Dennis has served more than 20 years of ministry in the Anglican Church and Ecumenical Ministries and served in various Church and Civil Society Organisation positions. He also has a rich experience working for more than 13 years in Non-Profit Making organisation/Faith-Based Organisation where he founded Kachere Development Programme (www.kachere.org) and (www.facebook.com/dennis.milanzi), the registered Non-Governmental Organisation operating as the official Social Development arm of the Anglican Diocese of Eastern Zambia.

Dennis Milanzi is married to Peggy Mutale-Milanzi, and they have four children (two boys and two girls). He took up the position of Executive Director for TEEZ on 1st February 2017.

Training and Capacity Development Manager

Rev. Michael Kalito is the Training & Capacity Development Manager for TEEZ.  He did his primary Education in Eastern Province.  He later pursued a Certificate in Agriculture and Marketing at Katete College of Agriculture and Marketing. He later went to Justo Mwale University and the University of Free States to pursue a Bachelor of Theology and Master of Theology degree. He is currently pursuing his PhD with the University of Free States.

He is an active serving Minister of word and sacrament in the Reformed Church in Zambia (RCZ). Rev Kalito is married to Sheila Zulu, and they have three beautiful children Jemima, Chimwemwe and   Kalis. He joined TEEZ as Training & Capacity Development Manager on 1st June 2018.

 

Training Officer 

Currently, the position is vacant as TEEZ is looking for a possible partnership overseas for a Missionary and Volunteer who will serve this position at the Secretariat of Theological Education by Extension in Zambia.

 

Finance and Administration Officer (FAO)

Mrs Yvonne Chanda Sakala is the Finance & Administrative Officer for Theological Education by Extension in Zambia. She joined TEEZ on 8 June 2015. She is a ZICA Technician and is currently in her final stage, pursuing her ZICA Licentiate. She has developed her career steadily, improved her accounting work experience, and can handle any donor funding and program.

She is currently pursuing further studies with the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA). She heads the Department of Finance of TEEZ.

 

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Ms Edina Mbewe is the Executive Assistant to the Executive Director. She was born in Mufulira and has worked at TEEZ since 1996.  She has two children and two grandchildren, and she attends Amazing Worship Center.  Her favourite food is chicken with chibwabwa.

She has understood TEEZ systems and the institution's history and can provide adequate office management information.

 

Registrar & Education Officer

Ms Esther Mwape Chishala is the Registrar and Education Officer of Theological Education by Extension in Zambia and has worked at TEEZ since 1991. She is certified in two TEEZ courses – Preaching and Counselling.  She grew up down the road in Mufulira and now attends Living Waters Church at the Alpha and Omega Congregation.  

Esther has been the oldest serving staff at TEEZ for about 29 years now for the institution. She has experienced both good and challenging times of TEEZ's existence.

 

Office Assistant  

Mr Marvellous Zunda has worked at TEEZ since 2010. He is the Office Assistant and supports the administration and program section. He is married to Mary Zunda, a teacher by profession. He also practices as a Pastor with one of the local Pentecostal Churches in Kitwe.