The Board of PENTSOS has three broad responsibilities and duties known as the “duty of care,” “duty of loyalty,” and “duty of obedience.”

  • Duty of Care: Take care of the PENTSOS by ensuring the prudent use of all assets, including facility, people, and goodwill;
  • Duty of Loyalty: Ensure that PENTSOS activities and transactions are, first and foremost, advancing its vision and mission; Recognize and disclose conflicts of interest; Make decisions that are in the best interest of PENTSOS and not in the interest of an individual board member (or any other individual or for-profit entity).
  • The duty of Obedience: Ensure that PENTSOS obeys applicable laws and regulations; follow its own policies and procedures; and that PENTSOS adheres to the companies Act of Ghana.

Other responsibilities of the Board of PENTSOS include:

  • Provide guidance to PENTSOS by contributing to the organization’s culture, strategic focus, effectiveness, and financial sustainability;
  • Serve as ambassadors and advocates of PENTSOS;
  • Ensure efficient resource mobilization for PENTSOS through fundraising and other interventions;
  • Advise the PENTSOS Director in the performance of his functions.
  • Approve strategic plans and annual budgets of the organization.
  • Approve the Condition of Service for all staff.
  • Exercise responsibility for policy approval, providing strategic directions for the organization.
  • Submit an annual budget to the Executive Council for consideration
  • Advance the organization’s public image and review the performance of the Director.