The founding members of CPAR Uganda Ltd are development minded individuals, who were the Uganda Country Advisory Committee of the international charity, Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief (CPAR), from whence CPAR Uganda Ltd emerged. In 2008, the Uganda country programme of CPAR transformed into an independent development organisation, and members of the CPAR country advisory committee members at the time were the founder members as follows:
Dr. Rita Laker Ojok, PhD Agricultural Economics (First Board Chair)
Prof. Dr. Christopher Garimoi Orach, PhD, MPH, MMed, DPH, MBchB, Certificate in Health Emergencies
Mr. Alex Bwangamoi Okello, MBA, BSc., DipEdu, DipPA, FCIS
Ms. Judy Adoko, Dip Rural Poverty, Dip Legal Practice, Degree in Law.
Justice Stella Arach-Amoko, Master of Laws, Bachelor of Laws
Prof. Fred Opio Ekong, PhD, MEcon, Bsc. Agriculture (RIP)