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

-Mr Malik Mosesanyane
-Dr Johan Smit

Professional Members

Dr Christopher Yelverton

Acting Chairperson

Dr Craig Wright


Dr Faeeza Abdullatief


Dr Wagheda Cassiem

Chinese Medicine &

Dr Natalya Dinat


Dr Stephen Farrugia


Dr Joanne Gilbert

Therapeutic Aromatherapy

Dr Thirputhi Govender


Ms Magrieta Marais

Therapeutic Massage Therapy

Dr Patrick McDonald


Ms Magdalena (Maggie) Roux

Therapeutic Reflexology

Council Committees

The Executive Committee

Dr Christopher Yelverton
Acting Chairperson

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


Ms Sharon du Raan


Mr Malik Mosesanyane

Community Representative

Dr Craig Wright



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

The Administration

Dr Louis Mullinder


Ms Beverley Hirst

Director of Operations

Ms Camille Terry

Administration Officer (files A - H)

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".