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

Acting Chairperson
Chiropractic

Dr Craig Wright

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
Dr Christopher Yelverton
Acting Chairperson

MEMBERS:
Dr Joanne Gilbert
Dr Stephen Farrugia
Dr Craig Wright

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.

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

Dr Johan Smit

Chairperson

Ms Sharon du Raan

Member

Mr Malik Mosesanyane

Community Representative

Dr Wagheda Cassiem

Chairperson

Members

Prof Ashley Ross
Dr Chris Yelverton
Mr Daniel Dougans
Ms Rosemarie Heesen
Ms Magrieta Marais
The Administration

Dr Louis Mullinder

Registrar

Ms Beverley Hirst

Director of Operations

Ms Camille Terry

Administration Officer (files A - H)

Ms Telele Mathinjwa

Legal Assistant to the Registrar

Ms Portia Maple

Administration Supervisor (files P - Z)

Mr Mpho Motau

Junior Administration Officer (I - O )
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".