Governance

 

AGPAHI is governed by ten prominent members of the board including the Chairman and the Executive Director as an ex-officio member. The Chairman of the Board of Directors is appointed by the joining members at the Annual General Meeting, for a term of two years and the Chairman/Chairperson is eligible to serve up to three consecutive terms (a maximum of six years).

The appointment of all the board members (including the chairperson) is done after every two years by the founder members, the first joining members were appointed by the founder members and thereafter, new members may be appointed by joining members from time to time, by vote of at least two-thirds of a quorum or majority of all joining members, whichever is greater.

The AGPAHI Board of Directors is responsible for:

  • Defining AGPAHI’s mission, vision, and strategic direction and overseeing programmatic work
  • Electing AGPAHI’s Executive Director
  • Overseeing finances and exercising fiduciary duty to ensure activities respect AGPAHI’s mission, vision, and core values
  • Developing and reviewing policies and procedures
  • Overseeing administrative and financial activities
  • Serving as a critical advisory group to the Executive Director.

COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Members of the board jointly bring to the organization expertise in governance, public health, law, finance management, economics, strategic management, advocacy, and communication. All members are non-executive, and work for the organization as volunteers. The board meets quarterly for meetings.

Board of Directors

DR. AGGREY K. MLIMUKA
Chairman

 

PROF. ELEUTHER M. MWAGENI

Vice Chairman

 

 

Dr. SEKELA D. MWAKYUSA

Secretary to the Board/Executive Director

MR. ALLY H. LAAY

Treasurer

  
      

 

DR. OSWALD J. MASHINDANO

Board Member

 

 

 

 

DR. ANJA GIPHART

Board Member

 

 

 

 

Dr. EDITH M. NGIRWAMUNGU

Board Member

 

 

 

      

 

MS. MARSHA MACATTA-YAMBI

Board Member

 

 

MS. JOSEPHINE A. MWANKUSYE

Board Member

 

 

Ms. ASHA D. MTWANGI

Board Member

      

 

 

 

MS. STELLA E. KATENDE

Board Member

 

 

 

COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors is assisted by three committees in carrying out their functions. The committees focus on giving technical expertise and guidance to the Organization. All board members belong to at least one of the following committees:

1. Audit, Finance and administration committee (AFAC)

2. The Technical Services Committee (TSC)

3. Communication and Advocacy Committee (CAC)

The Objective of each committee is herein highlighted:

 

No.

Committee Name

Objectives

1.

Audit, Finance and administration committee (AFAC)

The Audit, Finance and Administration Committee (hereinafter called “the Committee”) assists the Board of Directors in its oversight responsibilities relating to budget review and approval, short and long-term financial management policies and processes, the selection and oversight of the AGPAHI internal and external Auditors, and AGPAHI’s financial controls, compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and Human Resource management.

2.

The Technical Services Committee (TSC)

The Technical Committee is responsible for ensuring that the technical and programmatic work of the Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI) is aligned with AGPAHI’s mission, is of high quality, and meets its objectives and targets.  The committee provides the Board of Directors (Board) with an opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the AGPAHI’s work and to assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with respect to programmatic oversight.

3.

Communication and Advocacy Committee (CAC)

The Communications Committee is responsible for ensuring that public relations, external communications, and advocacy activities of the Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI) are aligned with and advance its mission.  The Committee reviews and considers programs that advance AGPAHI’s reputation and further AGPAHI’s mission.