GOVERNANCE

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.

Governance is:

  • 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

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Filo Mooney
Chairperson

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Fanie Chirwa
Vice Chairperson

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Shireen Gangat
Treasurer

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Kgaugelo Ntini
Secretary

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Asanda Mdala
Legal Compliance

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Kholiwe Nkuna
Marketing

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Palesa Letebele
HR Support

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Mpumi Mbethe
Child Participation

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Prof Mohlahlo
Fundraising

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Benita Nel
Director