The Annual General Meeting comprising of the Board of Governors is the highest policy and decision making body of the Association whilst the National Executive Committee (NEC) acts as the body governing the affairs of the Association on behalf of the Board.
The Board comprises of the National Chairman, Vice Chairperson, National Treasurer, Chairperson Women’s Desk and Deputy, all Zone Chairpersons, Regional Representatives and all Sector Leaders.
The Secretariat is the body that does the day to day activities of the Association headed by an Executive Director. The USSIA Secretariat currently has the following departments: Membershsip Development, Service Delivery, Finance & Administration and Policy Advocacy & Public Relations.
Under the Membership department, USSIA also ha regional offices in Gulu, Jinja, Kabarole and Hoima. these regional offices are run by Regional Membership Assistants.
All core activities are funded through membership subscriptions and contributions from development. This ensures sustainability and secures USSIA’s independence as the apex body of Small Scale Industries in Uganda.