Africa Regional Advancement Community (A-RAC)

The Africa Regional Advancement Community seeks to connect members of the ombuds community in the African region by providing opportunities to connect, build community among ombuds professionals, and convene for networking and educational events in the region. 

The IOA International Outreach Committee connects all Regional Advancement Communities to collaborate with IOA in advancing the organizational ombuds professional worldwide. Read more about the International Outreach Committee

To learn more and to join the African RAC, please email the Chair, listed below.


Regional Advancement Committee Chairs
Zetu Makamandela-Mguqulwa, Ombuds Consultant
RAC Africa Chair


  • Support the development of the IOA Global Marketing Plan
  • Support the implementation of IOA training to international contexts, outside the U.S.A.
  • Support the Regional Advancement Communities work in advancing the profession through contacting recently appointed ombudsman, relevant associations, networks, and organizations in priority countries