Minister for Information, Youth, Culture and Sports, Dr. Fenella Mukangara has appointed the following as members of the Board of the National Kiswahili Council (BAKITA) for the period 2013-2015.

Minister for Information, Youth, Culture and Sports, Dr. Fenella Mukangara 
Ministry of Information, Youth, Culture and Sports

Shortened are Dkt. Shani Omari
Head of the Department of Literature, Studies University of Dar es Salaam.

Prof. John P. Msangila
Acting Director, Studies, University of Dar es Salaam.

Bi. Ester Riwa
Representative of the Ministry.

Dr.. Issa Haji Zidi
Lecturer, National University, Zanzibar.

B. Khadija Juma Bakari
Executive Secretary, Council of Swahili, Zanzibar.

Dr.. Martha Qorro
Lecturer, University of Dar es Salaam.

Mr. Mmanga M. Mjawiri
Lecturer, State University of Zanzibar.

Bi. Razia Yahaya
Curriculum coordinator, a subject Swahili, Institute of Education, Dar es Salaam.

Mr. Richard F. Mbaruku
Assistant Director, Ministry of Justice and Constitutional.

Ms. Selina Lyimo
Director of Administration, Office of the President, Public Service Commission.

Mr. Keneth Konga
Ministry of Education and Vocational Training.

Mr. Amour Abdallah Khamis
Lecturer, National University, Zanzibar.

Mr. Omari Kiputiputi
Head of the College of Business Dodoma, Architect Languages ​​and author of books.

Prof. John G. Hangers
Vice Head of College, University of Ekenford Tanga.

Bi. Shani Togo
Cultural Officer Ilala, professional Swahili.

Mr. Ally Kasinge
Local Government Office of the Prime Minister.

Mr. Ahmed Fadhil Elder
Lecturer, College of Islamic Zanzibar.

Bi. Rose Lukindo
Retired Assistant Director, Section of Languages, Ministry.
Mr. Shabani Knife
Host and Producer of Swahili period TBC.
Mr. Edwin Mgendera
Local Government

According to the BAKITA kanununi, the first session of the Board is the board officials kinachochagua