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Our Governance

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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees has five members elected by rotation. The Board of Trustees is the supreme governance body of the organization. Trustees came together to found the organization after recognizing that corruption had become a cancer in the Zimbabwean society and something needed to be done. They sought support from like – minded Zimbabweans who become members through the Annual General Meeting.

Annual general meeting

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the recruitment of members to TI – Z who then become the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM seeks men and women who share and demonstrate and espouse the organization’s vision, values and principles of a Zimbabwe free of corruption and upholds accountability, transparency and integrity. It is from the AGM that Executive Board members are nominated and appointed. The criteria of recruitment to membership, nominations to and appointment to the Executive Board are contained in the organization’s Constitution.

Executive board

The TI – Z Constitution provides for ten Executive Board Members comprising of the Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and seven members. The Executive Board supports the secretariat through a committee system that consists of four standing committees and two ad hoc committees that oversee the work of the organization.

Management Committee

Through this committee, the board oversees the efficient and effective running of all TI -Z programming, administrative and financial systems. This five member committee is an organ of the Executive Board, reporting all its proposals the Executive Board for resolution. This committee is chaired by the Treasurer of the Executive Board.

ALAC/CMA Committee

ALAC/CMA Committee has lumped together two program units – Advocacy and Legal Advice Center and Community Mobilization and Advocacy. Both units operate with a grass-root approach, encouraging the engagement of the local population. The Committee consists of a Chair and three members of the board. All reports and proposed resolutions from this committee are made to the Executive Board.

PLIM Committee

Policy, Legislation and Institutional Monitoring is at the core of TI – Z’s contribution to the fight against corruption in Zimbabwe. Board oversight is provided by a Chair and two members. All reports and proposed resolutions from this committee are made to the Executive Board.

Research and Information Committee

The Research and Information Committee overseas the choice of research work, quality and relevance. This committee is represented by a Chair and three members. All reports and proposed resolutions from this committee are made to the Executive Board.

SectionHuman Resources Committee

This Committee meets when a need is identified either by the Executive Board or the Secretariat. Its mandate is spelt out in the organization’s constitution as to support the Executive Director in the recruitment, administration and disciplining of all personnel upon the request of the Executive Director or directive of the Executive Board. The committee consists of a Chair and four other members of the board. All reports and proposed resolutions from this co

Procurement Committee

Procurement thresholds stipulated in the Finance Policy require board approval. It is the responsibility of the Procurement Committee to meet and determine the organization’s procurement when it arises. This committee consists of a Chair and four other members of the board. All reports and proposed resolutions from this committee are made to the Executive Board.

Annual Declarations of interest by Board members.

TI Z is committed to ethical behaviour in all aspects of our work and this is reflected in our comprehensive governance and ethics framework. TI has a number of specific policies which aim to ensure that we adhere to the highest ethical standards in our work. Among these is our public disclosure policy, which outlines our commitment to proactively disclose information about the organisation and our activities, and our access to information policy more broadly, and our conflict of interest policy. These policies are all rooted in our Vision, Values and Guiding Principles and based on our Code of Conduct.

Download Annual Declaration of Interest by our board members below

Isaac Kwesu

Loughty Dube

Memory Mandingwe

Peggy Tavagadza

Tafadzwa Christmas

Timothy Chiganze

Sandra Mehlomakhulu