Board of Trustees
The Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) is governed by eight Trustees, who are also referred to as Board members. TDEA Board is a combination of highly skilled professionals engaged in different sectors of society over a period of time. Their efforts and achievements for improved governance, democracy and peace are remarkable. The Board members play an integral role in the leadership, oversight (programmatic and financial) and strategic direction of TDEA to accomplish large scale programmatic goals and decisions. The Board also advocates and represents TDEA on national, regional and international level.
The Board elects one of its members as Chairperson of the Trust for a period of four years, who convenes Board meetings on quarterly basis for disposal of business. The Board is to:
- Ensure that the Trust operates within relevant laws and regulations, policies and procedures and Code of Ethics and Conduct;
- Act with utmost integrity and putting the organization ahead of personal interests;
- Review Trust procedures, programs, training and review executive positions;
- Set long-term goals that are consistent with the Trust’s mission and objectives;
- Review budgets and secure the organization’s financial security;
- Provide leadership and direction;
The Trustees consider that the management and the staff of TDEA are answerable to the Chief Executive Officer. TDEA is governed by administrative and financial policies and the staff conducts legal, financial, networking, program, information technology and fund raising operations. The CEO ensures the consistency of TDEA policies and procedures with its objectives for the promotion of democracy and peace in Pakistan.