Governance



The SAAFP is a Non Profit Company (NPC) registered in terms of the Companies Act no 71, 2008 (as amended. The SAAFP is governed by a Board of Directors and a Council, which are elected by its members every three years.
The Council elects an executive committee, which becomes the Board of Directors, consisting of the President, vice-president, treasurer, secretary and two additional members. The role and function of the Board of Directors is to be responsible for the day to day administration and control of the Council’s business affairs and all decisions of the board must be ratified by the Council. The role of the office bearers as described in the Memorandum of Incorporation.



SAAFP Council 2017-2020



1Prof Bob MashStellenbosch UniversityDirector (President)
2Prof Andrew RossUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalDirector (Vice-President)
3Prof Hanneke BritsUniversity of the Free StateDirector (Treasurer)
4
Dr Sam AgboUniversity of the WitwatersrandDirector (Secretary)
5Dr Lushiku NkombuaUniversity of PretoriaDirector
6Prof Frederick MayanjaWalter Sisulu UniversityDirector
7Position not filledSefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
8Prof Shadrick MazazaUniversity of Cape Town
9Position not filledUniversity of Limpopo
10Dr Jenny NashRural Doctors Association of Southern Africa
11Dr Sruthi MohanTrainee Representative
12Dr Andre MaraisAssociate Representative
13Dr Biano HobsonElected member not affiliated with a South African University
14Dr Gareth FrayElected member not affiliated with a South African University
15Position not filledElected member not affiliated with a South African University
16Dr Wim BeukesElected member not affiliated with a South African University

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