In accordance with the SAA statutes, the Governing Board consists of fifteen members elect from the 5th zones of Africa The Governing Board, in accordance with the article 10.1of the Statutes, consists of the following members elected through an electronic ballot process:
- Thirteen members elected by the membership at large
- Two members nominated by the UN agencies.

Three members will be elected from each of the three regions: Three members will be elected, consisting the representative from each of the 3 regions: Eastern Africa, Western Africa and Southern Africa and Two members will be elected to represent the Central and Northern regions (SAA statute article 10.1) consisting the representative of the Central and Northern Regions (SAA statute article 10.1). The election will be conducted in the five constituencies during the same period.  

As a true representative of a Pan-African organization, and a custodian of the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA), The Society for AIDS in Africa, needs energetic, committed and capable people from a variety of cultural and linguistic contexts to serve on its Governing Board. Business is conducted generally in English and French so competence in English or in French, is necessary to enable participation.  

Being a member of the Governing Board can be time-consuming and challenging as the Board strives to promote HIV/AIDS research and advocacy, to respond to the pandemic in Africa. It is also rewarding, because of the stimulating opportunity to work with colleagues from different regions and cultures.   

DEADLINE: 21st March 2018