Board of Directors


Judge Neels Claassen Non-Executive President

Judge (Retired) of the High Court of South Africa


Prof Ethelwynn Stellenberg National Chairperson

Emeritus Associate Professor Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences| Department of Nursing and Midwifery Fellow Academy of Nursing of South Africa (FANSA)


Dr Henry Lerm National Deputy Chairperson - Legal; Eastern Cape - Branch-Chairperson

Doctor in Law and an admitted attorney at Uitenhage Justice for Legal Aid SA


Dr Sharon Munyaka National Deputy Chairperson (Health); Transformation Director

Industrial Psychologist


Mr Johan Jordaan National Treasurer



Prof Ramodungoane Tabane Director, Principal of Faculty

Educational Psychologist


Mr JP Venter Administration Director

Industrial Psychologist and accredited mediator


Dr Karen Levin Communications Director

Speech-Language Therapist and Audiologist


Mr Rowan Haarhoff Director

Attorney (Non-Practising); Mediator MiM (UCT)


Dr Anton van den Bout Director

Orthopaedic and Spinal surgeon and admitted Advocate to the High Court of SA Accredited Mediator in Medical Negligence and Commercial matters


Ms Barbara Donaldson Director

Counselling and Industrial & Organisational Psychologist


Adv Johanna Barnardt Director


Dr Hans Enslin Director

Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr Willem Moore Director



Dr Carlien van Heerden Director


Dr Thabiso Rapapali Free State - Branch Chairperson; Director



Ms Philippa Styles KZN - Branch Chairperson


Ms Romany Sutherland Western Cape - Branch Chairperson

Attorney specialising in Clinical Negligence


Ms Carina Van de Wall Deputy Faculty Principal; Gauteng - Branch Chairperson


Ms Desiree David Director


Gerbri van Heerden Director

Occupational Therapist


Mr Renier Jacobs Director



Ms Yvonne Raganya Director

Occupational Therapist

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