The Consortium is organized in a manner similar to the United Nations. The General Assembly of CBOs is the decision-making body of the Consortium. It is this group that applies the model of Collective Impact to collectively identify the problems, needs and gaps in the sickle cell consortium; develop creative, collaborative solutions to these problems; and then form partnerships to execute these solutions. Committees and project managers that will then execute these solutions are determined during our annual General Assembly of CBOs. This meeting occurs every March in Atlanta, Georgia. The president of the General Assembly is elected for a two-year term. This person also sits on the Board of Directors during their term. The Board person acts as oversight for their specific area.