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  1. Shortlist for SANSA Board Presentation to the Portfolio Committee for Science and Technology 20 February 2013

  2. Background • SANSA established in terms of the SANSA Act No. 36 of 2008. • Board appointed for a period of 4 years effective 1 June 2010. • Board appointed in-terms of section 7 of the SANSA Act.

  3. Board composition Board consists of: • a chairperson appointed by the Minister; • not less than 10 and not more than 15 members; and • the Chief Executive Officer, as an ex officio member.

  4. Appointment Process In-terms of Section 7 of the SANSA Act, the Minister appoints members of the Board after – • Publishing a notice in the Gazette and two national newspapers circulating in the Republic calling upon members of the public to nominate persons contemplated in section 6 (2) (a) and (b); • Appointing a Panel of Experts to compile a short-list from the nominees referred to in paragraph (a)

  5. Appointment Process • The Chairperson of the Panel has submitted a short-list of candidates together with their curriculum vitae to the Minister who must submit it to the National Assembly for approval; and • The National Assembly has submitted to the Minister an approved short-list from which to select.

  6. Vacancies • The five vacancies are attributable to: • A minimal number of members were appointed; • The Minister could not find a suitable candidate with financial expertise as required by section 7(4)(c) of the SANSA Act; • A representative of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries did not take up her Board appointment;

  7. Vacancies… cont.. • The Minister of Communications withdrew the name of the Dept of Communications representative during the Cabinet Meeting; • At the time of the appointment of the Board, an appointed member was an employee of the Hermanus Magnetic Observatory, which has since migrated to the SANSA.

  8. Process of filling vacancies • The Minister issued a public call for nominations with a closing date of 20 July 2012. • The public call attracted 45 nominations. • Nominations were invited from the Departments (Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Communications; Environmental Affairs; Rural Development and Land Reform; Water Affairs).

  9. Recommended Candidates • Mrs Khambule Esther • Ms Malefane Evodia • Mrs Mnqeta Nokulunga • Ms Mokoka Mathukana • Mr Rezelman Marius • Ms Selane Kenosi • Professor Walter ADM

  10. Nominations by Government Departments • Mr Linden Petzer (DoC) • Dr Mphepya Jonas (DEA) • Mr Naidoo Ashley (DEA) • Dr Mayindi Daphney (DRDLR) • Mr Nepfumbada Mbangiseni (DWA) • Ms Rajah Carey (DWA) • No nomination from DAFF

  11. Thank you