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Board of Directors

The OGP Board of Directors was established to provide the fiduciary and legal oversight of the OGP Support Unit and the Independent Reporting Mechanism, which is housed within the OGP Secretariat, a US-based 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. The OGP Steering Committee continues to provide the political, strategic and external leadership to the overall initiative.


Maria Baron– Chair  
Global Executive Director, Directorio Legislativo
Board Term: October 18, 2021 – October 17, 2024

Laura GorrieSecretary-Treasurer
Director General: Transferable Skills, Canada School of Public Service, Government of Canada
Board Term: June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2024

Aidan Eyakuze – Member
Executive Director, Twaweza East Africa
Board Term: March 10, 2020 – March 9, 2023

Robin Hodess – Member
Lead Strategist, The B – Team
Board Term: October 26, 2021 – October 25, 2024

Steph Muchai – Member
Director of Partnerships, International Lawyers Project
Board Term: October 26, 2021 – October 25, 2024

 


Bylaws

On February 19, 2016, the OGP Steering Committee adopted a resolution to establish a new, independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation in the United States, made up of the OGP Support Unit and the Independent Reporting Mechanism, known legally as the Open Government Partnership Secretariat. Through this resolution, the Steering Committee adopted the bylaws for incorporation of the OGP Secretariat and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Board and the Steering Committee.

Please note: Bylaws are subject to change. For the most up to date, legal, official version of the bylaws, please download the document.


The minutes from the meetings of the Open Government Partnership Secretariat Board of Directors will be posted here.

  • Seventeenth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 26 October 2021 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Joint Meeting between the OGP Secretariat Board and Governance & Leadership Subcommittee: 2 September 2021 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Sixteenth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 29 June 2021 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Fifteen OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 17 December 2020 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Fourteenth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 5 October 2020 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Thirteenth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 7 August 2020 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Twelfth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 17 June 2020 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Eleventh OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 2 April 2020 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Tenth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 27 February 2020 | Berlin, Germany (Minutes)
  • Ninth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 5 November 2019 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Eighth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 15 July 2019 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Seventh OGP Secretariat Board Meeting:  27 May 2019 | Ottawa, Canada (Minutes)
  • Sixth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 21 February 2019 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • Fifth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 19 November 2018 | Washington D.C., United States (Minutes)
  • Fourth OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 22 March 2018 | Washington D.C., United States (Minutes)
  • Third OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 9 November 2017 | Washington D.C., United States (Minutes)
  • Second OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 13 September 2016 | Virtual (Minutes)
  • First OGP Secretariat Board Meeting: 6 May 2016 | Cape Town, South Africa (Minutes)

 

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