It is made up of dully-registered members including staff. They elect the board of directors.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors approves policy and supervises the management called the executive body. The Board examines and approves the annual program, adopts the budget and approves the accounts. It also approves the management plan of the Center.The Board also authorizes all investments, property transactions and the conclusion of any agreement. It is the responsibility of the Board to draw up and stipulate staff regulations. The Board meets once a year in ordinary session.
It may meet in extraordinary session when convened by the Chairman or at the request of the majority of its members. Any person whose presence is deemed desirable in view of the agenda may, at the invitation of the Chairman, attend meetings of the Board in an advisory capacity.
Management is entrusted to the Executive Director, who implements the decisions of the Board and policy as well as report to the Board. He is responsible for making decisions for the smooth running of the Center, supervision of the staff, developing the annual program, drafting and developing projects, the budget and producing financial and activity reports. He is supported by a team of staff made up of a bookkeeper, a secretary and Gender and Development Officer, Communication Officer and Financial Controller.
CHRAPA is divided into Departments viz Monitoring, Governance, Gender and Development, Communication, a Counseling Department and a paralegal service. A department in charge of the center’s sustainability is being developed.
CHRAPA’s reporting procedure is both internal and external. Internal reporting is generally monthly for internal use only. Project, Activity, Quarterly, Annually and Human rights specialized reports and the financial reports that go with each item. External reporting is generally quarterly for partners and other stakeholders.