NGOs Choose New Global Fund Board Members

4. NEWS
17 Apr 2005

NGO delegations to the Global Fund have chosen new board members and alternates to represent them.

Elizabeth Mataka (znan@zamnet.zm), Executive Director of the Zambia National AIDS Network (ZNAN), will serve for the rest of 2005 as Alternate (that is, Deputy) board member representing Developing Country NGOs, and then for 2006 as the board member.

Francoise Ndayishimiye (fndayishimiye@cnlsburundi.org), founding member of the PLWA network and of the GIPA Centre in Burundi, will serve for 2005 as Alternate board member representing the Communities of People Living with the Diseases, and then for 2006 as the board member.

Peter van Rooijen (pvanrooijen@aidsfonds.nl), Chair of STOP AIDS NOW! and of AIDS Fonds Netherlands, will serve for 2005 and 2006 as board member representing Developed Country NGOs.

The selection of all three people was made by a committee made up of three representatives of each of the three board delegations. Current board members and alternates were not members of the selection committee. Eight applications were received for the Communities of People Living with the Diseases position; fifteen for the Developing Country NGO position; and eight for the Developed Country NGO position.

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