Volunteer Structure

1. The Annual General Meting (AGM): The Annual General Meeting is the highest body that meets annually to:

  • Review the Association’s activities and roles
  • Consider how to further the objectives of the Association and to
  • Approve policies formulated by the National Council.

2. The National Council: The Association has a 12 member National Council headed by an elected President and a Treasurer. The Council is made up of knowledgeable individuals in any of the disciplines in the field of Medicine, Accounting, Finance and Banking, Law, Engineering, Building Technology, Social Studies, Education and any other discipline relevant to the objectives of the Association.

National Council Members are elected to represent their zones.  The Council appoints an Executive Director, who heads the management team made up of three Directors for Programmes, Finance and Administration, Marketing and Resource Mobilisation. The Executive Director in turn recruits qualified staff to perform various functions in the Association

3. Standing Committees: The National Council is assisted in the performance of its functions by two standing committees and an Honorary Legal Adviser. The committees are Programmes & Resource Mobilisation and Budget & Finance.

4. Volunteer Branches and Zones: PPAG has over 1,000 volunteers formed into local Branches in the 3 administrative zones of the Association. These are:

  • Southern Zone made up of Western, Central, Greater Accra, Volta and parts of Eastern Region
  • Middle Zone made up of Brong Ahafo and Ashanti regions and two districts of the Eastern Region
  • Northern Zone consisting of Northern, Upper West and Upper East Regions.

A local branch is made up of not less than twenty paid-up members in a village, town or city in any of the regions.

5. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: PPAG volunteers are committed to the objectives of the Association and are supported by staff to design policies and programmes to further the Association’s objectives and to carry out various SRH assignments. Volunteers receive orientation and training for the activities they are expected to perform. The capacities of volunteers are built and their knowledge upgraded to enable full participation in programmes and other activities of the Association.

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