CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The organizational structure of HEWASA has 04 major distinct levels. These levels are:

1.         The Legal Holder

The Diocese of Fort Portal, represented since June 2003 by the new Bishop, Rt. Rev. Robert Muhiirwa, is the owner and legal holder of HEWASA Programme. The Diocesan Development Bureau – CARITAS Fort Portal, headed by the Director, has the function of coordinating, monitoring & supervising all the Development Programmes of the Diocese, including HEWASA.

2.         The Governance level

CARITAS Fort Portal has in place a Governance board comprised of eight persons as shown in table 2.0 below.

Table 1.0 Governance Board members of CARITAS Fort Portal

Name

 

Profession

 

Sex

Job position

Position on the board

 

Monsignor Isaiah Mayombo

 

Priest

 

M

 

Vicar General, Fort Portal Municipality

 

 

Chairperson

 

Fr.Musana Joseph

 

Priest

 

M

 

Caritas Director Fort Portal Diocese

 

 

Secretary

 

Fr. John Viany Makanda

 

Priest

 

M

 

Diocesan Chancellor, Fort Portal Municipality

 

Member

 

Mr. Dennis Mugarra

 

Business Consultant

 

M

 

Director, Private Sector Consultancy

 

Member

Mrs Victoria Businge Rusoke

Administrator

F

Woman Member of Parliament, Kabarole District

Member

 

3.  The Management level
 
The Bishop, as the legal holder of the Programme, delegates authority for the management of the Programme to the Executive Programme Manager. Also in place is the Senior Management Team (SMT) which provides advisory support to the Programme Manager. 
 
4.Operational level
 
Is comprised of the technical and support staff who carry out most of the field and office based activities of the Programme respectively.