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Membership of Maleya is open to the representatives of all indigenous peoples’ organizations of Bangladesh that registered with an appropriate government agency.

 

The General Council, consisting of all members of Maleya, is the highest policy making body. It is responsible for reviewing and approving plans, budget and strategies, programmes, etc. and can amend the constitution if so required. It elects the Executive Committee from among its General Council members for a specific term.

 

The Executive Committee consists of seven (7) members and is elected by the general council for a period of three (3) years, and is responsible for the execution of projects and programmes. The major responsibilities of the Executive Committee are to implement the resolutions of the General Council and those of the Executive Committee, including Action Plans, if any; and to formulate Staff Policy, Finance Policy, Action Plans and other Policy and Administrative rules, guidelines and directions to be followed by the staff appointed by the Executive Committee. The staff is responsible for the implementation of projects, programmes and day-to-day activities under the leadership of the Director. The staff of Maleya reports to the Executive Committee.

 

The present Executive Committee Members (2015-2018) of the Maleya are as follows: 

 

SL

Name

Position

Background

01

Raja Devasish Roy

Chairperson

Chakma Circle Chief, Rangamati and practitioner lawyer at Supreme Court of Bangladesh

02

Mr. Monug Ching Prue

Vice -Chairperson

Liaison Officer of Gram Unnayan Songstha, a CHT Based NGO in Bandarban

03

Mr. Mathura Bikash Tripura

Member Secretary Executive Director of Zabarang Kalyan Samity, a CHT based NGO in Khagrachari

04

Ms. Lalasha Chakma

Treasurer

Executive Director of Kabidang, a CHT Based NGO in Khagrachari

05

Ms. Dot Nem Loncheo

Member

Bandarban

06

Ms. Shefalika Tripura

Member

Executive Director of Khagrapur Mahila Kalyan Samity (KMKS), a CHT based NGO in Khagrachari, working on women, Member Secretary of Women Resource Network (WRN) and activist of women rights

07

Mr. Lalit C Chakma

Member

Executive Director of Strategic Actions Society (SAS), a CHT based NGO in Rangamati,