South Asia Partnership-Bangladesh

 Governance

South Asia Partnership-Bangladesh (SAP-BD) has a General Body to exercise supreme authority in running the organization. The General Body is comprised of 15 (fifteen) members from among the civil society members, development activists and entrepreneurs of which  one third is female members.

The organization has a Board of Directors to manage the affairs of the organization. The Board of Directors is responsible to determine the direction and scope of the activities of the organization as well as to approve the appointment of the Executive Director. It has also the responsibility to approve projects. The Board of Directors exercises financial control of the organization. The Board of Directors consist of 9 (nine) members including at least 2 (two) female members. The General Body members of the organization elect the Board of Directors in the annual general meeting from among the General Body members. No paid official or employee of the organization shall be a member of the Board of Directors.  The Executive Director by position is the Secretary of the Board of Directors. S/he is not member of the General Body and Board of Directors, and has no voting power. The members of the Board of Directors elect three office-bearers one Chairperson, one Vice-Chairperson and one Treasurer from among themselves.

The Board of Directors holds regular meetings to decide the policies of the organization. The management and execution of policies and programs of the organization vested on the Executive Director. S/he is authorized to sign agreement with any party for the purpose of official business including project related funding agreements with donors, loan agreement with banks and other non-banking financial institutions for taking loan, lease agreement, etc. The Executive Director is responsible to the Board of Directors for all his/her actions. In case of resignation, separation and death of the Executive Director, the Board of Directors will initiate action as required. The Board of Directors holds at least one regular meeting in each quarter of a financial year.

List of the members of the Board of Directors (BoD)

 
SN Name Position Status
1. Nasir Uddin Chairperson Director, Applatian Sleep Disorders Center.  Former Executive Director of Voluntary Health Services Society (VHSS), Director of Save the Children (UK), Advisor National TB, and Country Director of Project Hope.
2. Muhammed Kamal Uddin Vice-Chairperson Coordinator/Chief Executive, Association for Realization of Basic Needs (ARBAN).
3. Abdul Karim Treasurer Retired Secretary of Government of Bangladesh and former Managing Director of MIDAS.
4. Monsur Ahmed Chowdhury Member Founder Trustee, Impact Foundation Bangladesh
5. Aroma Dutta Member Advisor, PRIP Trust, and Member of present (11th) Parliament of Bangladesh
6. Prof. Dr. Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah Member Vice-Chancellor of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur. Former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), Senate, Syndicate and Academic Council Member of BUP, and Grade-I Professor of Public Administration of Dhaka University
7. Abdul Majid Mallik Member Freelance Consultant and retired Program Director of Caritas International Bangladesh
8. Md. Jahurul Islam Member Former Executive Director, Bangla-German Sampreeti (BGS)
9. Fayzun Nessa Member Free-lance Consultant
10. Md. Delwar Hossain Secretary & Executive Director Worked for CARE International Bangladesh for 22 years in different Senior Management Positions and also worked for Manab Mukti Sangstha (MMS) for 2 years as Program Director
SN Name Position Status
1. Nasir Uddin Chairperson Director, Applatian Sleep Disorders Center.  Former Executive Director of Voluntary Health Services Society (VHSS), Director of Save the Children (UK), Advisor National TB, and Country Director of Project Hope.
2. Muhammed Kamal Uddin Vice-Chairperson Coordinator/Chief Executive, Association for Realization of Basic Needs (ARBAN).
3. Abdul Karim Treasurer Retired Secretary of Government of Bangladesh and former Managing Director of MIDAS.
4. Monsur Ahmed Chowdhury Member Founder Trustee, Impact Foundation Bangladesh
5. Aroma Dutta Member Advisor, PRIP Trust, and Member of present (11th) Parliament of Bangladesh
6. Prof. Dr. Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah Member Vice-Chancellor of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur. Former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP), Senate, Syndicate and Academic Council Member of BUP, and Grade-I Professor of Public Administration of Dhaka University
7. Abdul Majid Mallik Member Freelance Consultant and retired Program Director of Caritas International Bangladesh
8. Md. Jahurul Islam Member Former Executive Director, Bangla-German Sampreeti (BGS)
9. Fayzun Nessa Member Free-lance Consultant
10. Md. Delwar Hossain Secretary & Executive Director Worked for CARE International Bangladesh for 22 years in different Senior Management Positions and also worked for Manab Mukti Sangstha (MMS) for 2 years as Program Director


Photographs of the members of the Board of Directors (BoD)

Nasir Uddin

Chairperson

Muhammed Kamal Uddin

Vice-Chairperson

Abdul Karim

Treasurer

Monsur Ahmed Chowdhury, Member
Prof. Dr. Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, Member
Abdul Majid Mallik

Member

Aroma Dutta

Member

Md. Jahurul Islam

Member

Fayzun Nessa

Member

Md. Delwar Hossain

Executive Director & Secretary

 

 

Members of the Board of Directors since its inception on 29 March 1984 to date

SN Name SN Name
1 Dr. Mahmuda Islam 20 Dr. Nasir Uddin
2 Sigma Huda 21 M.A. Zaman
3 Sir Fazle Hasan Abed* 22 Asrukana Das *
4 Mohammad Ataur Rahman* 23 Harun-Ur-Rashid
5 Rahat Uddin Ahmed 24 Shaikh A. Halim *
6 Quazi Faruque Ahmed 25 Taleya Rehman
7 Muhammed Kamal Uddin 26 Emranul Huq Chowdhury
8 Syed Abdul Latif Dewan 27 Professor Dr. Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah
9 Mohammad Mozammel Haque 28 Abdul Majid Mallik
10 Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmed 29 Dr. Milon Bikash Paul *
11 Dr. Hameeda Hossain 30 Sukhendra Kumar Sakar
12 Salma Khan 31 Abdul Karim
13 Quazi Faruque Ahmed 32 Dr. Nazmunnesa Mahtab
14 Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed 33 Parveen Mahmud
15 Jeffrey S. Pereira 34 Sheepa Hafiza
16 Taherunnessa Abdullah 35 Monsur Ahmed Chowdhury
17 Shireen S. Mainuddin 36 Aroma Dutta
18 Mashuda Shafali 37 Jahurul Islam
19 S.M.A. Rashid 38 Fayzun Nessa

*Expired

 

Executive Directors of SAP-BD since its inception on 29 March 1984 to date

Name Duration
Mohammed Mozammel Haque 29 March 1984 to 31 August 987
Syed Nurul Alam 01 September 1987 to 01 April 2016
Abdul Karim ** 02 April 2016 to 19 July 2016
Md. Delwar Hossain 20 July 2016 to ………………..

**Acting Executive Director

 

SAP-Bangladesh Management

SAP-Bangladesh management team is lead by the Executive Director comprising of 7 professional and experienced staff as follows who work collectively to plan on scheduled implementation and management activities. The Executive Director of SAP-Bangladesh is responsible for implementing the strategic decisions and policies that has been decided by the Board of Directors.

Name Designation Education Experience
Md. Delwar Hossain Executive Director Masters of Social Science (MSS) in Social Welfare, and Diploma in Civil Engineering 35 Years
Mohammed Hossain Director-Program MA, B.Ed (CU), MIIM (USA), PGD in NLM (USA) 32 Years
Mohammad Nur-e-Alam Deputy Director-Finance & Accounts M.Com., MBA, CA (CC), ITP 19 Years
A. K. M. Reazuddin Assistant Director-HR, Trg. & Admin M.Com. (Management) 23 Years
Mohammad Bashir Uddin Molla Progam Manager, Micro Finance Program Masters of Social Science 22 Years
Muhammad Kairul Islam Manager-Audit M.Com. (Management) 19 Years
Nahida Akter Assistant HR Officer Masters in Accounting 9 Years