The General Council
The general council is a gathering of all members of the association. The council is authorized to make changes to the association's bylaws, to elect the committee members and members of the audit committee, to decide on altering the association's goals, to remove members from the association and more. Each member of the association has one vote at the general council.
The board of directors consists of 5 members who are elected by the general council. Their role is to manage the activities of the association. The members of the board of directors do not receive a salary, and they constitute the volunteer leadership of the association, whose role is, among other things, to implement the resolutions of the general council and determine the association's policy subject to the decisions of the general council.
The functions of the Board of Directors include approving a work plan and budget, establishing principles for funding, periodically controlling the association's activities - planning vs execution, appointing, evaluating and dismissing the association's CEO and senior staff and approving the financial report and bringing it to the general council.
In addition, the committee is responsible for formulating the vision and delineating the organization's strategic plan, participating in the effort to raise resources for the organization, representing the organization in front of policy makers, donors and others and mentoring and accompanying new board members.