Director of Administration
Mr. Joseph Motari, is the Acting Director of Administration in the State Department for Gender Affairs, Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs.
Mr. Motari joined the State Department in November 2017 from the Nakuru County Government where he was the County Secretary and the Head of the County Public Service Board since 2013.
As the Director of Administration, he is the Head of the Administration Directorate in the State Department of Gender Affairs which include the Human Resource and Development, Finance, Accounting, Central Planning and Project Monitoring Unit, Supply Chain Management, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Record Management, Public Communications, Youth Mainstreaming and Internal Audit.
Mr. Motari joined the public Service as a District Officer Cadet and was posted to West Pokot. He has risen through the ranks from serving as a District Officer to District Commissioner. He has served in different regions of this country the expansive Rift Valley, Nyanza and Coast.
He holds a Masters in Public Administration and a BA from Kenyatta University. He also has a Strategic Leadership and Development Programme (SLDP) certificate. He has attended many professional development courses both locally and abroad.
He was awarded the Order of the Burning Spear for his efforts in enhancing the girl child education while serving as the District Commissioner in West Pokot.