Executive Committee

The Executive Committee (EC) is the highest policy making body of the organization having meeting at least once in every three months. At present the committee consists of 7 members and they are 1) Jasmeen Sultana Paru (Ms) (Chief Executive Officer, ELLMA, Chattogram) as Chairperson, 2) Gawher Nayeem Wahra (Mr) (DRR and Humanitarian Accountability expert) as Vice-Chairperson, 3) Mostafa Kamal Ahmed (Mr) FCA as Treasurer, 4) Jacob Kumar Sarker (Mr) (Free Lance Consultant) as member and M. Rezaul Karim Chowdhury (Executive Director, COAST Trust) as member secretary.
COAST Trust believes the Participation, Accountability and Transparency (PAT) in its own governance. It has written manuals on Human Resource, Field Operation manuals, Finance & Audit manuals maintaining internationally accepted standards, which are also being regularly reviewed. It has regular process reporting to local government, to all upper level and also has annual systematic review process interacting with all internal and external stakeholders including beneficiaries. There is a meeting system where all the stakeholders including the staff have the regular scope of participation. COAST has the initiatives to build institution of the poor families i.e. People Organization (PO) who also has the scope of participation in the COAST decision making process in all level. Thus in all these way, COAST believes that it is a people centred organization.
The accounts and financial systems of the organization are audited by the external audit firm enlisted by the NGO Affairs Bureau in every year. During the year 2017-18 and 2018-19 the accounts of the organization were audited by S.F. Ahmed & Co. and Howladar Yunus & Co. respectively. All the audit reports can be found in our website i.e. www.coastbd.net which is updated regularly.

Executive Committee Profile


NameJasmeen Sultana Paru
Date of Birth10 June 1951
Father’s NameLate Md Sona Meah
Mother’s NameLate Ellma Khatun
Spouse’s Name
Educational QualificationBA
AddressHouse-14/1, 3 No Nasirabad Housing Society, Pachlaish, Chattogram


NameGawher Nayeem Wahra
Date of Birth22 January, 1955
Father’s NameI H Hyder Wahra
Mother’s NameSaleha Khatun
Spouse’s Name
Educational QualificationMSS (Public Administration)
Address7/3 Aurengajeb Road, Muhammadpur, Dhaka 1207


NameMostafa Kamal Ahmed FCA
Date of Birth01 December, 1975
Father’s NameMoqbul Ahmed
Mother’s NameSuraiya Begum
Spouse’s Name
Educational QualificationFCA
 AddressAmicus Amity, Flat-C5, Plot-371, Road-10,
Block-C, Basundhara R/A, Dhaka-1229

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NameJacob Kumar Sarker
Date of Birth09 December 1965
Father’s NameJonathan Sarker
Mother’s NameKanak Lata Sarker
Spouse’s Name
Educational QualificationMSS
 AddressHouse-3, Road-9, Mohammadia Housing Society,
Mohammadpur, Dhaka

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Secretary/Executive Director

NameRezaul Karim Chowdhury
Date of Birth1st March 1956
Father’s NameJalal Ahmed Chowdhury
Mother’s NameMomtaz Begum Chowdhury
Spouse’s NameMrs. Dilbor Jahan Hena
Educational QualificationMA
 AddressCOAST Trust, Metro Melody (1st Floor), House-13, Road-2, Shyamoli, Dhaka-1207

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Related documents

Trustee Constitution [Download]

COAST Constitution_Joint Stock Reg [Download]

List of Trustees Member [Download]

Board of Trustee audit and finance committee Meeting

  • 21th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes_17 July 2020 [Download]
  • 20th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes_17 January 2020 [Download]
  • 19th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes_29 June 2019 [Download]
  • 18th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 17th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 16th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 15th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 14th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 13th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 12th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 11th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 10th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 9th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 8th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]
  • 7th BoT Audit Meeting Minutes [Download]

Board of Trustee Meeting

  • Minutes of the 105 EC Committee Meeting of COAST 25 April 2020 [English Minutes] [Salary Due Plan_TSH] [COAST Fund and Investment report_AKB] [COAST COVID-19 Response_SKB] [Virtual meeting photo]
  • Minutes of the 105th Virtual Executive Committee (EC) Meeting of COAST 25th April, 2020 [Download]
  • Minutes of the 104th Executive Committee (EC) Meeting of COAST 13th March, 2020 [Download]
  • Minutes of the 103rd Executive Committee (EC) Meeting of COAST 18th January, 2020 [Download]
  • Minutes of the 102th Executive Committee (EC) Meeting of COAST 29th September, 2019 [Download]
  • Minutes of the 101st Executive Committee (EC) Meeting of COAST 20th July, 2019 [Download]
  • Minutes of the 2nd Extra-ordinary General Meeting (EGM) of COAST 18th January, 2020 [Download]
  • Minutes of the 1st Annual General Meeting of COAST 20th July, 2019 [Download]
  • Minutes of the 100th Board of Trustee (BoT) Meeting of COAST 29th June, 2019 [Download]
  • Minutes of the 99th Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 22nd March, 2019 [Download]
  • Minutes of the 98th Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 27 October 2018 [English]
  • Minutes of the 97th Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 21 April 2018 [English]
  • Minutes of the 96th Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 29 December 2017 [English]
  • Minutes of the 95th Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 17 November 2017 [English]
  • Minutes of the 94th Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 23 September 2017 [English]
  • Minutes of the 93rd Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 22 April 2017 [English]
  • Minutes of the 92nd Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 16 December 2016 [English]
  • Minutes of the 91st Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 8 October 2016 [English]
  • Minutes of the 90th Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 25 June 2016 [English]
  • Minutes of the 89th Board of Trustee Meeting of COAST 6 May 2016 [English]

ToR Board of Trustee [Download]

COAST ED CV [Download]