Rev James Maina Gatere is the General Treasurer of Apostolic Faith Church Kenya. He is also the Regional Treasurer of Naivasha Region, Secretary of Gilgil Parish and Senior Pastor of Elementaita (Nyama Choma) Assembly.
Rev James Maina Gatere started working with Apostolic Faith Church as a Secretary of the board in Langa Langa Assembly. Due to his faithfulness to the Lord, he was appointed as an elder of the same Assembly. Later he was posted to Elementaita Assembly as the Senior Pastor in 1989. He has been actively involved in the development of Gilgil Parish and Naivasha Region as a whole under Bishop David Mungai.
In the year 2013, he was elected to the position of Naivasha Region Treasurer and re-elected again in 2017 in the same position. In 2017, he was also elected as the National General Treasurer.
Rev James Maina Gatere finished primary level in 1973, and O-level in 1977. He completed his training course in Polythene Technology as a technician/machine Operator in 1980. In 1985/86, he also undertook a course in Building. Rev James Maina Gatere, is also a graduate of Auckland Park Theological Seminary (ATS) through Njoro Bible College with Bachelor of Theology degree in 2018.
Rev James Maina Gatere got married to the late Mrs. Lucy Njeri Maina (she went to be with the Lord in 2017) in 1983. They were blessed with five children: three sons, two daughters.