Our Board


ASSET Board of Directors


Christopher Lukolyo, MBA

Chris grew up and went to school in Uganda before moving to the US to attend graduate school in Minnesota. Seeing the low university graduation rates in Uganda, in comparison to the rest of the world and the shortage of mentoring and career guidance, Chris co-founded ASSET to help address these needs.


Emily Camastra, JD

Emily studied law at Georgetown and now lives with her husband in California where she also practices law. She visited Uganda in 2007 and immediately fell in love with its beautiful landscape and people.

Other Board Members

Sheherazade Haq

Sheherazade (‘Shara’) is a home-health nurse in the Louisville, Kentucky area. She enjoys traveling the world and has been to Uganda two times. She has been vital in getting ASSET’s Bead2Read program off the ground.

Christina Livers

Christina (‘Chris’) is a retired journalist, local elected official and small business owner. She is actively engaged as a Rotarian, a newsletter editor for Russell Twp. Historical Society, and a member of St. Anselm Church Choir.  She visited Uganda in 2007.

Heather Lukolyo, MD, MHS

Heather has spent time living and working in Uganda . She is a medical doctor currently completing her residency training and also holds a graduate degree in Public Health. She is married to Chris Lukolyo, and together they have one daughter.

Efosa Ojomo

Originally from Nigeria, Efosa came to the U.S. in 2000 to attend university and graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2005 with a degree in Computer Engineering and is currently pursuing his Master in Business Administration degree from Harvard University. He also runs his own non-profit, Poverty Stops Here.

Cindy Haq, MD

Dr. Cindy Haq fell in love with Uganda and its people during her first visit to work there in 1986.  She is a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, an honorary Professor at Makerere University in Kampala, and founder of a UW course on ‘Health and Disease in Uganda’.  

Legal Advisor

Aaron Lawrence, JD

Aaron is originally from Wisconsin but studied law at Georgetown and now lives in California where he also practices law. Aaron visited Uganda in 2007 and remains very connected to the country through his involvement with ASSET.

ASSET co-founders Heather and Chris Lukolyo
ASSET co-founders Heather and Chris Lukolyo