General Body - is the supreme body comprised of all members of VANI (networks/federations, organisations and individuals).
Governing Body - makes decisions on behalf of the members and is composed of 16 elected members from the General Body, which also elects two office bearers, the Chairperson and Treasurer. The Working Committee has four subcommittees namely: Programme, Networking, Membership, Finance and Management Committees.
Secretariat - is headed by a Chief Executive Officer appointed by the Working Committee, and is an ex-officio member of the Working Committee. The Secretariat has programme units, each led by programme officers/managers with their respective professional and support staff. The CEO liaises between the Secretariat and the Working Committee for planning, implementation and monitoring of the organisation's activities.
Governing Board of VANI
Mr. Binoy Acharya, Chairperson
Director - UNNATI – Organization for Development Education, Gujarat
Ms. Anuja Bansal, Treasurer
Secretary General, SOS Children's Villages India, Delhi
Mr. Harsh Jaitli, Chief Executive Officer
Voluntary Action Network India (VANI), New Delhi
List of Governing Board of VANI
Mr. Basant Yadav
President - Sahabhagi Samaj Sevi Sanstha, Chhattisgarh
Ms. Gargi Banerji
Founder, Pragya, Haryana
Mr. G. Placid
Director, SAHAYI - Centre for Collective Learning and Action, Kerala
Ms. Hemal Kamat
Director & Secretary, Concept Society, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Mr. K. Panchaksharam
Secretary & CEO, SIPA – Federation of South India Producer Associations, Tamil Nadu
Mr. K. N. Tiwari
Secretary /Director - Disha Social organization, Uttar Pradesh
Ms. Puja Marwaha
Chief Executive, CRY - Child Rights and You, Kolkata, West Bengal
Mr. Raju Kumar Narzary
Executive Director, North East Research & Social Work Networking (NERSWN), Assam
Mr. Saradindu Banerjee
Member of the Governing Body Sabuj Sangha, Kolkata, West Bengal
As a platform, it promotes voluntarism and creates space for voluntary action.
As a network, it attempts to bring about a convergence of common sectoral issues and concerns for building a truly National agenda of voluntary action in the country. It also facilitates linkages of various efforts and initiatives of the voluntary sector in the country for a multiplier effect, to create and sustain the process of change in an organic manner.