The Board of Directors is the governing body of EWURA established by section 8 of the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority Act, Cap 414. It consists of seven members as follows: the Chairman (non-executive), five non-executive members and the Director General appointed under section 14 of Cap 414.
The Chairman of the Board of EWURA is appointed by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania. The Chairman shall be appointed for a fixed term of four years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further successive term.
The five (5) non-executive members are appointed by the Minister responsible for EWURA after consultation with the relevant sector Ministers. Appointment of members is made from a list of names proposed by the nomination committee, a committee established under section 9 of Cap 414.
(c) Director - General
The Director Genera is a member of the Board pursuant to section 8 of Cap 414. He serves for a period of four (4) years and is eligible for re-appointment.
In order to maintain impartiality and for purposes of avoiding conflict of interest, a member shall not be qualified for appointment if owing to the nature of the office he holds is likely to exert influence on his role as member of the Board of Directors of EWURA.