Types of Community Representatives

Legitimate representatives could be, but are not limited to:

  • Local government officials.
  • Elected representatives of regional, local and village councils.
  • Traditional representatives, such as elders, village headmen or tribal leaders.
  • Chairmen/directors of local cooperatives.
  • Leaders of community-based organisations or local NGOs.
  • Representatives of local women’s, youth, and minority groups.
  • School teachers. Religious leaders.