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Members of the 16th South African Nursing Council

The South African Nursing Council is constituted in terms of the Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005).  The chairperson is appointed by the Minister of Health after consultation with the Nursing Council.  The vice-chairperson and standing committees are elected by the members in terms of the Nursing Act, 2005 and the Rules for the Conduct of Business.

The term of office of the 16th South African Nursing Council is 23 August 2018 to 23 August 2023.  The 16th Council held its first meeting on 12-14 September 2018.  The Honourable Minister of Health,  Dr A Motsoaledi,  appointed Dr Motlou Molepo as chairperson of the Council.

... Government Notice 18 January 2018

At the first meeting, Nursing Council members elected a vice-chairperson and the members of all standing committees.  The chairpersons of various committees will be chosen at the first meeting of each committee.

Click on one of the links below to go to the details of the office bearers, council members or committee members.

bulletOffice Bearers
bulletCouncil Members
bulletCommittee Members
bulletExecutive Committee
bulletAudit and Risk Committee
bulletCommunication and Marketing Committee
bulletEducation Committee
bulletFinance Committee
bulletHuman Resources and Remuneration Committee
bulletICT Governance Committee
bulletImpairment Committee
bulletLaws, Practise and Standards Committee
bulletPreliminary Investigating Committee
bulletProfessional Conduct Committee
bulletConstitution of Council
bulletProfessional nurses / midwives
bulletSpecial competencies

Office Bearers

Chairperson : Dr M C Molepo
Vice-chairperson : Dr S M Zuma

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Council Members

bulletDr H Ally
bulletMr M S Choma
bulletDr M R Digamela
bulletProf S E Duma
bulletDr N M Geyer
bulletProf D I Gihwala
bulletMs N R Gumede
bulletMs T A Kaseke
bulletMs D Loti (Deceased 04 September 2018)
bulletMs T M Magoro
bulletDr A Makhene
bulletMr W Manthe
bulletMr M J Matsomela
bulletDr M C Molepo (Chairperson)
bulletMs S F Molokoane-Machika
bulletDr S Z Mthembu
bulletMs F Newton
bulletMs D Q Ngidi
bulletDr L L Nkonzo-Mtembu
bulletMr J T Ntshabele
bulletDr P M Orton
bulletMr L L Rabotapi
bulletMs Z M Ramaila
bulletDr H C de Swardt
bulletDr S M Zuma (Vice-Chairperson)

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Committee Members

The current membership of the various committees of the South African Nursing Council is shown below under the name of each committee.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is a member or an ex officio member of all committees of Council.

Executive Committee

The current membership of the Executive Committee is shown below.

bulletDr M C Molepo (chairperson)
bulletDr S M Zuma (Vice-Chairperson)
bulletDr H Ally
bulletMs N Gumede
bulletMs T M Magoro
bulletMr W Manthe
bulletDr S Z Mthembu
bulletMs D Q Ngidi

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Audit and Risk Committee

The current membership of the Audit and Risk Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletMs T Ndou (External independent member) (Chairperson)
bulletMr R Adam (External independent member)
bulletMs N Gevers (External independent member)
bulletIndependent Vacant
bulletMs T A Kaseke
bulletMr W Manthe

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Communication and Marketing Committee

The current membership of the Communication and Marketing Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletProf D I Gihwala
bulletMs F Newton
bulletMs D Q Ngidi
bulletMr J T Ntshabele
bulletMs Z M Ramaila
bulletDr H C de Swardt

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Education Committee

The current membership of the Education Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletDr M R Digamela
bulletProf S E Duma
bulletProf D I Gihwala
bulletMs N Gumede
bulletDr A Makhene
bulletDr S Z Mthembu

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Finance Committee

The current membership of the Finance Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletMr M S Choma
bulletMr W Manthe
bulletMs S F Molokoane-Machika
bulletDr H Ally
bulletMs S Mpofu (External Independent Member)
bulletIndependent

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Human Resources and Remuneration Committee

The current membership of the Human Resources Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletMs T M Magoro
bulletMr M J Matsomela
bulletMs S F Molokoane-Machika
bulletDr S Z Mthembu
bulletMr C Marais (Remuneration Specialist)
bulletDr S Singh (External Independent Member)

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ICT Governance Committee

The current membership of the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Governance Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletMs T M Magoro
bulletMr M J Matsomela
bulletMs Z M Ramaila
bulletProf D I Gihwala
bulletMr Freddy Dokart (External Independent Member)
bulletMr Charles Motau 

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Impairment Committee

The current membership of the Impairment Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletProf S E Duma
bulletMs F Newton
bulletMr J T Ntshabele
bulletDr P M Orton
bullet (External Independent Member)

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Laws, Practise and Standards Committee

The current membership of the Laws, Practise and Standards Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletDr N Geyer
bulletDr M R Digamela
bulletMs N Gumede
bulletMs T A Kaseke
bulletDr P M Orton
bulletDr S M Zuma

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Preliminary Investigating Committee

The current membership of the Preliminary Investigating Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletMs T A Kaseke
bulletMs D Q Ngidi
bulletMr L L Rabotapi
bulletDr H C de Swardt
bulletDr S M Zuma
bulletNew Council Member

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Professional Conduct Committee

The current membership of the Professional Conduct Committee is shown below.  The chairperson of Council (Dr M C Molepo) is an ex officio member.

bulletDr H Ally
bulletMr M S Choma
bulletDr N Geyer
bulletDr A Makhene
bulletDr L L Nkonzo-Mtembu
bulletMs Z M Ramaila 

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Constitution of the South African Nursing Council

The South African Nursing Council consists of persons appointed in terms of Section 5 of the Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) as follows.

Section 5 (1) (a)

Fourteen members who are registered in terms of Section 31(1)(a) and (b)

bulletAlly, Dr. Hafisa
bulletDe Swardt, Dr. Hester Cathrina
bulletDigamela, Dr. Mauwane Rebecca
bulletDuma, Prof. Sinegugu Evidence
bulletGeyer, Dr. Nelouise-Marie
bulletLoti, Ms. Dorothy
bulletMagoro, Ms. Thukane Marry
bulletMakhene, Dr. Agnes
bulletNkonzo-Mtembu, Dr. Lulama Lorraine
bulletMolepo, Dr. Motlou Cecilia (Chairperson)
bulletMthembu, Dr. Sindisiwe Zamandosi
bulletNtshabele, Mr. Justinos Tshidiso
bulletOrton, Dr. Penelope Margaret
bulletZuma, Dr. Sibusiso Memory (Vice-Chairperson)

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Section 5 (1) (b)

(i) One person must be an officer of the National Department of Health

bulletGumede, Ms. Nonhle

(ii) One person must have special knowlege of the law

bulletKaseke, Ms. Trudy Abigail

(iii) One person must have special knowlege of financial matters

bulletManthe, Mr. Wayne

(iv) One person must have special knowlege of pharmacy

bulletChoma, Mr. Mmape Simon

(v) One person must have special knowlege of education

bulletGihwala, Prof. Dherendra

(vi) One person must have knowlege of consumer affairs

bulletRabotapi, Mr. Lehlohonolo Lucky

(vii) Three persons must represent communities

bulletMatsomela, Mr. Molefe Jacob
bulletMolokoane-Machika, Ms. Sophy Fande
bulletNgidi, Ms. Duduzile Queen

(viii) One person must be registered in terms of section 31 (1) (c)

bulletRamaila, Ms. Ziphora Mmabatho

(ix) One person must be registered in terms of section 31 (1) (d)

bulletNewton, Ms. Florrie

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