The new seven member board has four women and three male conveniently in line with Southern African Development Community (SADC) 50% representation requirement of women participation in leadership positions.
The new board was elected during the MISA Zambia Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on Friday yesterday in Lusaka.
Incumbent MISA Zambia chairperson Nalumino Nalumino has retained his position, while the new Vice Chairperson is Hellen Mwale from the Daily Nation newspapers.
The three positions for committee members were scooped by freelance journalist Wilson Pondamali, satirists Roy Clarke, and University of Zambia lecturer Elizabeth Chanda.
The two co-opted members of the NGC are from the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) Beatrice Mulamfu and Sarah Banda from the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountant (ZICA).
In his acceptance speech, as MISA Zambia chairperson, Mr. Nalumino pleged to drive the media freedom agenda forward.
This is contained in a statement released to Qfm.