Council

Composition of Council

The AHPCSA consists of 17 members:
11 members elected from the registered professions
4 community representatives appointed by the Minister of Health
1 member in the employment of the Department of Health
1 member appointed by the Minister due to his/her legal experience and knowledge

Council Members for the term of office 2016 - 2021

DoH Representative

Mr Fhatuwa (Bruce) Mbedzi

Legal Advisor

Mr Rashid Patel

Community Representatives

-Vacant
-Prof Michael Jobson
-Mr Malik Mosesanyane
-Dr Johan Smit

Professional Members

Dr Christopher Yelverton

Chairperson
Chiropractic

Dr Craig Wright

Vice-Chairperson
Phytotherapy

Dr Faeeza Abdullatief

Unani-Tibb

Dr Wagheda Cassiem

Chinese Medicine &
Acupuncture

Dr Natalya Dinat

Homeopathy

Dr Stephen Farrugia

Naturopathy

Dr Joanne Gilbert

Therapeutic Aromatherapy

Dr Thirputhi Govender

Ayurveda

Ms Magrieta Marais

Therapeutic Massage Therapy

Dr Patrick McDonald

Osteopathy

Ms Magdalena (Maggie) Roux

Therapeutic Reflexology

Council Committees

The Executive Committee for 2016/7:

Dr Christopher Yelverton

Chairperson

Dr Joanne Gilbert

Dr Wagheda Cassiem

Vice - Chairperson

Dr Craig Wright

Dr Stephen Farrugia

Finance Committee: Established to manage the funds of Council and to advise Council on financial matters; in consultation with finance contractors and Council appointed auditors: To be elected at the inaugural meeting.

Education Committee: Established to advise Council on matters of education and training in allied health professions:

Dr Johan Smit

Chairperson

Mr Malik Mosesanyane

Vacant

Chairperson

Members

Dr Wagheda Cassiem
Dr Chris Yelverton
Mr Daniel Dougans
Ms Stacey-Lee Lachmi
Ms Magrieta Marais

The Administration

Dr Louis Mullinder

Registrar

Ms Beverley Hirst

Director of Operations

Ms Camille Terry

Administration Officer (files A - K)

Ms Telele Mathinjwa

Legal Assistant to the Registrar

Ms Portia Maple

Administration Supervisor (files L - Z)

Mr Mpho Motau

Junior Administration Officer and Filing Clerk

All correspondence to and communication with the Council must be addressed to the Registrar and sent to Council House. See Contact Details on the home page.

For more information on the AHPCSA or specific questions go to the FAQ pages.
For more information on the individual professions see "Professional Boards".