An Executive Board, which is elected every four years by the General Assembly, governs CEAPRED. The Executive Board designs policy and sets out broad goals. The Chairperson of the Board is the Chief Executive of the Center. The Executive Board, including the Chairperson, functions on a voluntary basis. An Executive Director is responsible for planning, executing and monitoring regular activities of the Center and assisting the Chairperson. The Executive Director is assisted by a number of professional and support staff.
CEAPRED’s constitution provides for a position of Patron, who is the most respectable person of the organization and is appointed by the General Assembly from among its members, based on his/her reputation at the national level and contribution to CEAPRED’s meaningful impact and growth. Working on a voluntary basis, the Patron provides overall guidance and advice to CEAPRED’s Board and staff for expansion and more effective and efficient functioning of the organization.
MBA (Masters in Business Administration) / D.G. (Diploma in Defense & Strategic Studies)
Mr. Jaya Mukunda Khanal is a devoted leader with more than 30 years of outstanding career with the Government of Nepal. Until recently, he served as the Secretary of Ministry of Defense - the last position he occupied before retiring from Government service. Other important positions he held in the past include the Secretary of Ministry of Agriculture Development and Secretary of Ministry of Industry. Receiving widespread recognition and respect for his work in all of the above capacities; he has been a solid example of an excellent leader from the way he led all the development projects and networking, monitoring and coordination that came along with it.