AWAC is governed by a Five-Board Member team all females. They have wide experience in corporate governance. They have various professional backgrounds ranging from human rights, medicine, financial management, gender and HIV programming and a sex worker community representative with a wealth of lived experiences in grassroots advocacy. The board serves a period of 3 years renewable once.
Board members are selected by the general Assembly which is the supreme body of AWAC. The board is responsible for developing, reviewing and approving appropriate policies that govern the organization. At the policy level, Board has a finance and an audit subcommittee that is responsible for monitoring the financial operations of the secretariat to ensure adherence to the policy guidelines and standards. The board convenes on a quarterly basis to review and approve financial budgets and reports.
AWAC is headed by the Executive Director and directly supported by five marshaled and indigenous staff including Director of Programs, Advocacy and communication Manager, Research and knowledge management Manager, Programs Manager, Monitoring, evaluation & Learning (MEL) and Business Development Manager and the Finance and Administrative Manager.
The above staff have impeccable experience in leadership, resource mobilization, strategic planning, policy and advocacy, collaboration, networking and partnerships building, economic empowerment, mental health management (counseling and psychotherapy) , OVC case management/ child protection), Gender-Based Violence prevention and management, HIV and sexual reproductive health and rights programming, documentation, research and learning.
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