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Governance:

GESI shall be governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 16 members. The Board determines the policies and the modus operandi of GESI, including nomination of officers and commissioning of committees.
To run its day-to-day activities, the Board shall have an Executive Committee (EC), consisting of the following officers:

i) Chair, elected by the Board, shall provide leadership to the EC, and shall have general responsibility for the business of GESI, including:

  • Organizing, scheduling and chairing meetings and teleconferences
  •  Setting short- and long-term strategies and goals, and
  • Assigning and delegating tasks to other team members.
  • Chairs of other committees will serve as ex officios on the EC

ii) Vice Chair

appointed by the Board, shall perform the duties of the EC Chair in the absence of, or as instructed by, the EC Chair iii) Secretary, elected by the Board, will handle all administrative tasks, as deemed essential by the Chair.

Public Relations Officer, elected by the Board, is responsible for communicating with the media and other governmental and non-governmental partners. The Public Relations Officer shall serve as Chair of the Media and Public Relations Committee

iv) Information Technology (IT) Officer, elected by the Board, is responsible for all technology related needs of GESI, including website administration. The IT Officer shall serve as Chair of the IT Committee.

v) Chairs of other committees will serve as ex officer on the EC

Founding Board members:

Executive Members: