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Adv. Libakiso Matlho
Women and Law in Southern Africa 63051492
Mr. Ts'epo Masupha  
Student Christian Movement 58075450
Mrs. Mokome Mafethe  
Case Advocacy Services 59467215
Health and Social Development Commissioner 
Mr. Lerato Nkhats'e  
Migrant Workers Association of Lesotho 62672750/59519138


Disaster and Humanitarian Relief Commissioner:
Mr. Mahase Heisi 
Catholic Commission of Justice and Peace 58105835
Democracy and Human Rights Commissioner
Mr. Lemohang Molibeli  
Development for Peace Education 58947175/53082496
Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Commissioner:
Mr. Tsietsi Chabatsane
Leribe Foresty Association 58592023
Women and Children Commissioner
Mrs. Mabohlale Emile 
Lesotho Girl Guides Association 59798618
Economic Justice Commissioner
Mr. Thabo Mothibeli  
Empowerment Forum for the Youth in Lesotho 50221893


Composition and Appointment

The LCN Board of Directors is elected every 2 years at the Annual General Meeting, as provided in the Constitution of LCN (subsection 10.1 and 14.1 (b)). The Board of Directors is composed of 9 members, which include:


1. Executive Committee

  1. President
  2. Vice – President
  3. Treasurer

2. Commissioners

  1. Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources
  2. Democracy and Human Rights
  3. Disaster Management and Humanitarian relief
  4. Economic Justice
  5. Health and Social Development
  6. Women and Children

3. Responsibilities of the Board

According to the Constitution of LCN (section 10), the responsibilities of the Board shall be overall administration and leadership of the Council through the Executive Committee. Specifically, the Board of Directors is expected to perform the following duties:

3.1. Board of Directors

Duties of the Board

  • Oversee and give strategic directions on the policy of the Council
  • Provide checks and balances on the realisation of the resolutions of the Annual General Meeting
  • Monitor and ensure that all members are properly managed and fully comply with the

Code of Conduct

  • Comply with the Board’s Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy

Duties of the Executive Committee

  • To oversee the affairs of the Council through Policies
  • To perform duties, which facilitate smooth running of the Council in between Board meetings

Duties of the Commissioners

  • Provide leadership within the Board of Directors on issues concerning a specific Commission
  • Facilitate cooperation and collaboration among NGOs with similar programs on sectoral issues
  • Pronounce positions and views on issues affecting civil society in the particular sector and advice the Board accordingly
  • Provide platform through which NGOs can meaningfully engage other agencies and actively participate in the programs of the Council
  • Ensure that activities of the Commissions are adequately captured in the reports of the Council.
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