The Federation of small scale mining Associations of Zambia (FSSMAZ), was registered with the Registrar of societies in 2008. This is an umbrella body of all the Small Scale Mining Associations operating in Zambia. It has 16 affiliated member Associations representing all the 10 provinces of Zambia. The Federation is being managed by an elected executive committee representing all the 16 Associations. They are elected every after three years at the general conference. The following are the current executive members:- President Mr Joseph Kabuswe Mwansa Vice president Mrs Pauline Mundia Secretary general Mr Martford Mumba Vice secretary general Mr Christopher Lesa Treasurer general Mr Richard Kombe Vice treasurer general Mrs Christine Chimpala Publicity secretary Mr Febian Chibwe Vice publicity secretary Mr Sankisha Chilwesha And 4 committee members plus 4 Trustees.