Childline Mpumalanga is functioning under the NPO legislation and the actions of the office are governed by a board of directors that gets reflected at our annual general meeting every two years. The board member’s contributions are voluntary and includes attending a board meeting once every six weeks (duration between 1-2 hours) and being involved in their portfolio and office programmes as available.
- It’s the process of decision-making and monitoring its implementation.
- It Consists of the set of processes, customs, policies law and institutions the way people direct, administer, or control an organisation.
- Principal players are shareholders, management and Board of Directors.
- It’s the practise of managing and control and encompasses:
- Creation and ongoing monitoring of systems of checks and balances
- Implementing systems to ensure compliance in terms of its legal and regulatory obligations.
- Processes whereby risk to the sustainability of the organisation are identified and managed.
- Development of practises which make the organisation accountable to the broad society it serves.
Primary and Fundamental Characteristics of Board Members Are:
- Discipline- commitment to adhere to correct and proper behaviours
- Transparency-Ease with which outsiders are able to make meaningful analysis
- Independence- avoiding potential conflicts of interest
- Accountability-ultimate responsibility for actions and decisions
- Responsibilities- towards execution by stakeholders
- Fairness-balance in execution of systems
- Social responsibility- high value on ethical standards
CHILDLINE MPUMALANGA ELECTED BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE PERIOD JULY 2019 TO JUNE 2021