Stop TB Partnership

Board Affairs

The Stop TB Partnership announces an official Call for nominations for
Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Board

The tenure of His Excellency Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, Minister of Heath of South Africa, as Chair of the Board of The Stop TB Partnership will soon end and we have now launched the search to find a new Chairperson to champion the cause of millions of people affected by TB and uphold the Stop TB Partnership vision of a world free of TB by 2030.

The Stop TB Partnership Board seeks a high level, amazing, brave, progressive and visionary leader to further step up the fight against TB and provide bold direction to the organization’s global activities, while ensuring high-level transparency, accountability and partnership. A key role of the Chairperson is also that of global spokesperson, amplifying the voice of people affected by TB, promoting the goals of the Stop TB Partnership and fundraising, advocating and networking globally for high-level support for a world free of TB by 2030.

How to submit a nomination for Chairperson of the Stop TB Partnership Board

The call for nominations for the Chair of the Stop TB Partnership Board is open until Friday, 31st May 2019, 17:00 Geneva time. Nominations should be submitted to the Stop TB Partnership Secretariat at

Key roles for the Chairperson:

  • Act as global advocate and spokesperson for The Stop TB Partnership through significant influence at regional and global level;
  • Convene and preside over Board sessions, leading the agenda and decision-making process alongside the Board Vice-Chairperson;
  • Advocate to garner global awareness and funding for the Partnership’s mission and network for high-level support for a world free of TB by 2030.

We are looking for:

  • A globally renown, influential, connected and charismatic leader and spokesperson.
  • An eminent representative of a governmental authority or celebrated institution from any region of the world.
  • An accomplished and prominent networker with a keen understanding of multi-stakeholder dynamics and the global health arena as well as the geo-political landscape.
  • An illustrious individual with an acclaimed track record in pushing a global, regional or national health and development agenda.
  • A renown influencer, authority or celebrity who can offer versatile and global experience in uniting the public, private, and civil society sectors.


Nominations will be reviewed by the Board Chair Nomination Sub-committee composed of five members from the Executive Committee. The recommended candidates will be presented to the full Executive Committee which will recommend one candidate to the Board for approval.


The Board expects to select the new Chairperson by the end of July 2019. The newly selected Chairperson will begin on-boarding procedures in August 2019 with the expectation of attending as incoming chair the 32nd Board meeting in quarter four of 2019.

More Info

For more information about the role and responsibilities of the Board Chair, please see Section 3 of the Board Governance Manual by visiting this link and/or contact Jenniffer Dietrich at

Board Governance Manual

Stop TB Key Performance Indicators Framework