GOVERNANCE

Governance:

SLOPB Bangladesh governance structure has three tiers located in the Bangladesh. In Bangladesh the General Board ( GeB) makes the Governing Board (GB) and SLOPB Advisory Board (SAB) supports the GB to manage the organization through the Senior Management Team (SMT).

SLOPB ADVISORY BOARD (SAB):

As SLOPB Bangladesh has already been expanded its programmes and have the plan to further development of both programme dimensions and geographical coverage , it deemed to have an extended support mechanism within the organizational structure to make the GB more effective in terms of getting advisory support or technical support in a crucial issues towards attaining the greater interest of the organization or achieving the organizational goal, and this extended structure is called as the SLOPB Advisory Board. This Advisory Board is comprising of maximum 5 members and Mr. Motalib Weijters , as founder of the organization, is the Chief Advisor. The members of the present SLOPB Advisory Board are as follows:

a. Mr. Motalib Weijters – Founder and Chief Adviser
b. Dr. M.S Howlader - Adviser

General and Governing Board in Bangladesh:

The SLOPB Bangladesh has a General Board consist of 21 members including the representatives from the beneficiaries, members of staff, local stockholders and member of civil society from both local and national level. The SLOPB Governing Board (GB) in Bangladesh provides necessary supervision and guidance to the SMT of SLOPB in implementing the mandated activities of ongoing projects, formulating new projects and handling other matters of SLOPB’s internal management and communication with various stakeholders following the policy parameters of the GB.

The members of the GeB are prominent and well reputed individuals of different sectors like: Government employees, NGO employees, Businessmen, Academician etc

The General Board has a total 21 member

Name Designation
1. Ms. Rowshan Jahan Moni Chairperson
Mr. Engr. S.M. Salim Vice Chairperson
Ms. Maksuda Begum GBMember
Mr. Abdul Hye Mridha Member
Mr. kirti Nishan Chakma GBMember
Mr. Md. Shahidul Islam Program Director
Ms. Hosneara Chowdhury GeB member
Mr. Shajahan Khan GeB member
Mr. Nurul Islam GeB member
Mr. Md. Mahbubul Alam GeB member
Mr. Khaledur Rahman GeB member
Mr. Abdul Mannan GeB member
Ms. Jahanara Begum GeB member
Ms. Tahmina Begum GeB member
Ms. Helena Begum GeB member
Mr. Md. Shafiullah GeB member
Mr. Abdul Aziz Howlader GeB member
Ms. Sabitry Rani Pal GeB member

The members of the Governing Board

Ms. Rowshan Jahan Moni

Chairperson

Engr. SM Salim

Vice Chairperson

Kirti Nishan Chakma

Member

Mr. Abdul Hye Mridha

Member

Ms. Maksuda Begum

Member

Management of the organization

Mr. Md. Shahidul Islam

Program Director

SLOPB has a Senior Management Team (SMT) composed of all senior level officers including the Director Finance and the Executive Director of the organization. There are also management teams at project levels who are responsible to the Executive Director (ED) and extend management support and feedback to the ED in order to run the day to day operation of the projects. The SMT meet twice a month and review the progress and oversee the day-to-day management of the organization towards making decisions.

Financial Management

SLOPB Bangladesh has been maintaining a joint operating bank account with the Eastern Bank Ltd. where the Executive Director and the Treasurer of the Governing Board is signing authority to receive all foreign donations. Individual Projects have their independent bank accounts in operation at the local level. The day-to-day expenditure has been recorded by respective Accountants assigned to the projects as per financial norms. SLOPB has been maintaining accounting software “Tally”’ for financial documentation and reporting. SLOPB generate monthly Financial Reports for the internal & external use and also produce quarterly financial reports for the GB in Bangladesh and Donors. A Registered Chartered Accountant firm conducts yearly external audits