Cooper Chibomba


Urban Planner, Climate Change enthusiast with over 8years professional experience in program design, land use planning, community engagement, fundraising and training. Cooper is a Mandela Washington Fellow. Founder of a grassroots leadership foundation. Currently working as Senior Planner in the Ministry of Local Government.

Naomi Sakala

Vice President

Urban Planner with over years experience in working with grassroots development, land use, community development, environment and public health. She works as Director of Planning at Kalulushi Council. With her vast experience as a Rotarian, Naomi brings to the team a spirit of dedicated service and knowledge on change management.

Michael Kaleke Kabungo

Immediate Past President

Urban and Regional Planner with wide local and international experience in environmental planning and management. Currently involved in the development of the new Kalumbila Town in North Western Province of Zambia. Michael has worked in management level in the public sector and as a consulted for major environmental projects locally and abroad.

Felistus Sinonge

Student Member

Pursuing a Bsc Urban and Regional Planning at the Copperbelt University. I am passionate about natural resource management and how the extractive industries contribute to urban development. My plan is to become an expert in managing waste from the extractive industries and how mining affects the urban landscape. I believe in renewable energy as key to the future.


Honourary Treasurer

Dedicated and hard working Professional Urban and Regional Planner with 14 years work experience in the public sector. Nina is eager to learn new things and finds joy in overcoming societal challenges. She adds style and class to work by thriving to exceed the norm in her work. Spatial planning must directly influence individuals daily lives, that is my dream.

Sylvia K Masabo

Committee Member

Urban and Regional Planner with 8years experience in Physical Planning. Currently working at the Ministry of Local Government. She previously worked as Priovincial Planner for 6years. Sylvia is passionate about disaster risk reduction planning, land use planning, environmental issues and urbanization. She wants to author books

Sampa Chiyenge

Honourary Secretary

Over 10years management experience and Regional Planning at at various local authorities. Currently serving as the Director of Planning at Mazabuka Municipal Council. Sampa is well travelled and brings excellent contributions based on his own experiences and travel. He further brings to the team a wealth of experiences.

Muchimba Muvombo Maambo

Honourary Vice Secretary

Urban and Regional Planner, researcher and co author of an article highlighting the lack of urban planning capacity in the Global south in the CITISCOPE Reviews under the New Urban Agenda. Muchimba is Passionate about participatory planning, community development, water and sanitation, urban transport and urban design. She is a Planning Officer at Chilanga Council.

Raymond Lukomona

Committee Member

Urban and Regional Planner with years of experience in land uses planning and Geographic Information systems for development. Raymond is passionate about Non motorized transport systems in the urban area vis-a-vis making our cities pedestrian friendly. Currently employed as Provincial Planner for North Western Province, Zambia.


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