The Secretariat is currently located in Accra, Ghana. It is the permanent organ of the Association.
The Secretariat runs the day-to-day administration of the Association. It organizes and coordinates activities of the Association and engages in fund-raising.
The Secretariat also manages and maintains the AAEA’s website and prepares annual reports and reports on meetings.
The Secretariat further carries out the duties entrusted to it by the General Assembly and the Executive Board. It responds to the needs of the Association’s membership by organizing conferences, seminars, training, forums, and outreach efforts and other activities.
The Secretariat is led by the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Ghana Mrs. Jean Mensa.