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 2020-2023



1Prof Bob MashStellenbosch UniversityDirector (President)
2Prof Andrew RossUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalDirector (Vice-President)
3Prof Hanneke BritsUniversity of the Free StateDirector (Treasurer)
4
Dr Jenny NashRural Doctors Association of Southern Africa (RuDASA)Director (Secretary)
5Dr Nonhlanhla KhumaloUniversity of the WitwatersrandDirector
6Dr Tasleem RasUniversity of Cape TownDirector
7Dr Suzan NyalungaSefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
8Dr Sizeka MaweyaUniversity of Limpopo
9Prof Indiran GovenderUniversity of Pretoria
10Dr Olukayode AdelekeWalter Sisulu University
11Dr Chantelle van der BijlTrainee Representative
12Position not filledAssociate Representative
13Dr Wim BeukesElected member not affiliated with a South African University
14Dr Biano HobsonElected member not affiliated with a South African University
15Position not filledElected member not affiliated with a South African University
16Position not filledElected member not affiliated with a South African University

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