Our Leadership Structure (Authority/Organogram)

MHT registered as an NGO, is governed by the following structure according to NGO Act of 2002, amended on 2005 & 2019 that MHT governance is therefore by Annual General Meeting (AGM)-the highest authority of MHT in decision making; to meet once a year.  The structure of the AGM includes chairperson, (who is by then the president/ chairperson of MHT); Secretary, (who is by then the General Secretary of MHT). Other members of the board include Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director, Chief Treasurer of MHT, Founding Members of MHT- according to the MHT’s constitution, active Ordinary Members joined to MHT according to constitution as well as Honorary Members as honored by MHT.

MHT is also governed by the board by law known as Board of Mental Health Tanzania)-to report to AGM and meet twice a year. The structure includes Board Chairperson-elected by AGM or board members; Board Secretary-who is by then the president/ chairperson of MHT-according to NGO act of 2002, amended on 2005 & 2019. Other board members include: Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director, Chief Treasurer and other less or more than 5 members appointed by the board and approved by AGM.

Mental Health Tanzania Advisory Board. Not by law but advised and approved to exist by AGM. Members are elected by the board, led by its chairperson, secretary and few members. Main task is to advise on all matters of the organization

Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director (CEO/MD). This is a chief staff / management of MHT. Thus, act as the secretary of the president / chairperson of MHT. Employed by the organization to lead other employees in the organization. Reports to the president / chairperson

Other leadership include General Secretary of MHT. This is obtained according to MHT constitution. This is the chief of all everyday organization activities and the chief leader of MHT staff and managements.

Chief Treasurer of MHT. This is obtained according to MHT constitution as well-to oversee all financial and MHT resources related matters assisted by accounts, audits, procurements officers. Other governance includes different Committees as well as Staff/ Managements from different MHT Departments.

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