The duty of a district chief is currently performed by Dragana Tončić.
She was born in Pirot, on November 25th, 1970.
Dragana Tončić received her primary and secondary education in Pirot. She graduated from the Department of Business Economics of the Faculty of Economics, at the University of Niš.
Holding the Tigar Corporation scholarship, she was employed there as a trainee, after obtaining her bachelor´s degree in economics. Upon completing her trainee period and passing her internship, she worked in the Investment Function Department. She was appointed the head of the Investment Function Department in 2014 and she performed those duties until she started working for the Pirot District.
Dragana Tončić has gained considerable fieldwork experience in the Tigar Corporation. She took over her duties on March 7th 2016, pursuant to the Government decision of February 27th, 2016. She is married and has two children.
The Head of an administrative district shall:
1) coordinate the activities of the district territorial units of state administration authorities;
2) monitor the application of the directives and operational instructions issued to the district territorial units of state administration authorities;
3) monitor the implementation of the business plans of the districtterritorial units and provide conditions for their functioning;
4) monitor the performance of the employees in the district territorial units of state administration authorities and propose the Principal of a state administration authority to initiate a disciplinary action against an employee;
5) cooperate with the territorial units of state administration authority that carry out their state administration tasks in the territory of the district but are established to cover the territory lager or smaller than the territory of the administrative district;
6) cooperate with the municipalities and cities in order to improve the functioning of the district territorial units of state administration authorities or the territorial units of state administration authorities established for a smaller or larger territory that are active in the district.
A state administration authority shall transmit to the Head of an administrative district the directives and operational instructions issued to its district territorial unit, as well as the excerpt from the state administration authority business plan pertinent to its district unit.
The Head of an administrative district shall answer for his/her work to the Minister of State Administration and Local Government, and the Government.
Upon the proposal of the Minister of State Administration and Local Government and in accordance with the Civil Servants Act, the Government shall appoint the Head of the administrative district to a four-year’s term.