Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
The Reverend Father 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 and was ordained in the Anglican Church in the Diocese of Eastern Zambia on 5th July 1998.
He possess different qualifications (Certificates, Diplomas, 2 Bachelors degrees in Theology and Education with University of Cambridge, University of South Africa and Justo Mwale University. He completed his Master of Education-Geography and hoping to pursue his Doctorate in Economic and Environment Geography.
Fr. Dennis has served more than 18 years of ministry in the Anglican Church and served in various positions. He also comes with a rich experience of working for more than 11 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.
Reverend Hopkins Changwe Kalunga is the Training Manager for TEEZ. He was born in Mufulira in the Copperbelt province of Zambia. He did his primary Education in Mufulira and his secondary education at Mindolo Secondary School in Kitwe. He completed his bachelors degree in theology at The United Church of Zambia University College in collaboration with The Western Cape University of South Africa. He is an ordained Minister in The United Church of Zambia. Reverend Changwe Hopkins is married to Cher Shimonga and has two beautiful boys, Ephraim and David Changwe. He has served as Training manager for TEEZ since February 2015.
Training Officer and Phillip Talbot Global Ministry Fellow
Reverend Tyler Orem is a teaching elder with the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the 2015-2017 Philip Talbot Global Ministry Fellow attached to both Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York, USA and Theological Education by Extension in Zambia. Tyler grew up in central Indiana, USA, and has worked with TEEZ since September 2015. Learn more about the MAPC/TEEZ partnership by reading our TEEZ Partner page. Learn more about Tyler by reading his blog.
Mrs. Yvonne Chanda Sakala is the Finance Officer for TEEZ. She has been a TEEZ employee since 8 June 2015. She is married and has two children, a boy and a girl. Her favorite food is nshima with fish and katapa.
Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director
Ms. Edina Mbewe is the administrative 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 favorite food is chicken with chibwabwa.
Ms. Esther Mwape Chishala is the Registrar of TEEZ 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. Her favorite food is nshima or rice with beef stew.
Mr. Marvellous Zunda has worked at TEEZ since 2010. He is newly married to Mary Zunda. When not at the TEEZ office, Marvellous is busy as a pastor with Bethel Church International.