The SC serves as a representative body of Alliance members and the decision authority for approving an annual Program of Work and a budget for the Facilitation Unit.  Among other responsibilities, the SC oversees the implementation of the programme of work and main activities of the Alliance, and provides guidance to the Facilitation Unit. The Strategic Committee is led by two Co-Chairs, H.E. Hans Hoogeveen and Imelda Bacudo. Where feasible the rotation of Co-Chairs is staggered to ensure continuity. Any member of GACSA is eligible to be elected as Co-Chair.