Management and Board
The management is composed of the General Assembly who is the highest governing body in the organization. It comprises of all registered members and the body meets once every year to discuss, approve, amend, or reject narrative and financial reports and approve the general policies and organizational plans. The Board of Trustees is the second layer in organizational governance. The Board of Trustees represents the founding members who are the legal and technical advisers to the organization BUT do not have a decision-making capacity.
The Board of Directors provide the oversight to the organizational management and meets every three months to discuss the reports and management plans. The management encompasses all the contracted staff and volunteers who implement the programs of the organization on day to day basis and reports to the Board of Directors. CEPAD is accountable not only to its members and donors BUT also to its project beneficiaries and audits its accounts yearly.