LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE​

Serving Since 1965

EOTC-DICAC is under the authority of the Holy Synod, with a Board appointed by the Holy Synod. The Board has a total of 11 members; composed of 4 Holy Synod members and 7 from lay people, who are renowned, and high profile personalities such as:

  • The Deputy of the ministry of Finance and economy
  • The president of the commercial bank of Ethiopia and
  • University instructors, advisors and researchers

The Board advises the commission on policy matters and gives general directions and oversees the overall performance of the organization. It also approves three years action plan and five years strategic plan of the organization.

Under the board is the management body of the organization composed of the archbishop and commissioner of EOTC-DICAC and department heads. EOTC-DICAC has eight departments (five operational and three support providing departments) and internal audit service.  The organization has also coordination offices in various regions to coordinate and manage the projects at the grass roots. 

Refugee and Returnee Affairs Department is one of the oldest departments under the commissioner. EOTC-DICAC/RRAD has three divisions and one section; social services division, education division, and administration division and finance section. The Department has also coordination offices in various regions to coordinate and manage the projects at the grass roots. 

“Even while we were still there with you, we gave you this rule: He who does not work shall not eat” (2 These. 3:10).