January 29, 2009
Mrema joins Church management position
From 1979 to 1992 Mr. Mrema worked in various Government Departments as Registry Assistant and then Treasury Accountant.
From 1993 to 1999 he was with the Ministry of Finance where he served as Project Accountant under a project funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for strengthening National Execution of all the support from UNDP to Tanzania.
He became Head of Programme Support Unit (PSU) at the UNDP Country Office in Tanzania as Programme Resources Analyst between 1999 and 2004. Thereafter upon office reorganization he became Head of Development Support Services (DSS) a position he served up to the end of 2008.
Mr. Mrema is a Certified
Public Accountant (CPA) in Tanzania having studied at the Institute of
Accountancy in Arusha (IAA) and National Board of Accountants and Auditors
(NBAA) CPA Review Courses between1989 and 1991. From 2007 to-date he is
enrolled for an evening class for an MBA programme at ESAMI in Arusha.
In his own words Mr. Mrema says: "I had this call to serve the Lord on a full time basis only that time of God hadn't come." He said: "For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven," (Ecclesiastes 3:1).
Mr. Mrema is married to Elizabeth Nderumaki and together they have been blessed with three children - one girl - Helen and two boys - Daniel and Gamaliel.
In his welcoming remark Mr. Brighton Killewa, the ELCT Secretary General, assured him of full cooperation from all the staff in performing his duties: "Arise, for it is your task, and we are with you; be strong and do it," (Ezra 10:4).
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