Stop TB Partnership

Executive Committee

The Coordinating Board appoints seven of its members including the Director of the WHO TB Department to constitute an Executive Committee (ExCom) which is broadly representative of the constituencies on the Board and shall act on behalf of the Board in between formal sessions of the Board.

Executive Committee Functions

  • Provide guidance to and monitor the Partnership’s strategic planning, work planning and budgeting processes, assess the options and make recommendations to the full Board;
  • Monitor, evaluate and report to the Board on the progress and outcomes of Partnership activities, (working with the Secretariat and, as necessary, with other Partnership components);
  • Preprocess issues for Board consideration, including the provision of guidance to the Secretariat on the preparation of Coordinating Board meetings;
  • On the basis of delegated authority from the Board, make decisions on issues judged not to require the consideration of the full Board;
  • Take emergency decisions on behalf of the Board subject to ratification of such decisions by the next full meeting of the Board ; and
  • Monitor the implementation of delegated powers by the Executive Secretary and report periodically to the Board.

Executive Committee Members

The following Coordinating Board members are part of the Executive Committee:

  • Dr Aaron Motsoaledi (Board Chair)
  • Dr Joanne Carter (Board Vice Chair)
  • Ms Nathalie Garon
    Senior Program Officer
    Canadian International Development Agency
  • Dr Michael Kimerling, M.D.
    Senior Program Officer, Tuberculosis
    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    Global Health Program, United States of America
  • Dr Mario Raviglione
    Director, Global Tuberculosis Programme (GTB)
    World Health Organization
  • Ms Cheri Vincent
    Chief, Infectious Diseases Division
    USAID
  • Dr Paula Fujiwara
    Scientific Director
    International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
  • Mr Aaron Oxley
    Executive Director
    Results UK, United Kingdom
  • Mr Austin Arinye Obiefuna
    Executive Director
    Afro Global Alliance, Ghana
  • Mrs Thokozile Beatrex Nkhoma
    Communities Affected by TB representative