The General Assembly is the highest governing body of CoSAP. The Board of Directors elected by the General closely provides guidance to the Secretariat on strategic and policy level issues. The day to day operations of CoSAP office is led by the Director, assisted by Program Coordination and Administration and Finance.


Mr. YOSEF AKALU is serving as Director of CoSAP since 2011. He has Master’s Degree in Development Economics and over ten years of hands on experience on the women’s Self Help Groups as project coordinator, program person and running the office of CoSAP.


Mrs. EMEBET TIBEBU heads the Administration and Finance section of CoSAP. She has over 15 years of rich experience in financial planning, budget control, procurement, and human resource development for profit as well as non-profit development organizations. She builds the internal capacities of CoSAP member organizations in finance and human resource matters.



Ms. METI DEREJE has been working in CoSAP from April 2017 as Assistant Project coordinator and currently promoted to Projects Coordinator. She has Bachelor in Law and Master’s Degree in Social Works with experience on women’s right issues and program coordination.


Mr. KASSA KERE joined CoSAP on October 2016 as Resource Mobilization, Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (RM &PME) Unit Head. He brought rich knowledge and skills of child right programming, project design and program development. He has Master’s Degree in Livelihoods and Development



Mrs. MASTEWAL AREGU recently joined CoSAP as an Assistant projects coordinator. She has a Master’s degree in public health and has experience of implementing health-related projects with various organizations.



Mrs. LIYOU ALENE has BA Degree in Accounting and working as an Accountant supporting the accounting, book keeping and meeting donor’s requirement by supporting CoSAP member organizations and other project/program staffs.


Mrs. MESERET TSEGAYE serves CoSAP as an office person for cleaning and messenger services. She has been a book wittier of an SHG in her neighborhood and provides firsthand information to CoSAP staffs.