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About Council

The Council governs Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University subject to the provisions of the Act, any other applicable legislation and this Statute, and may make Institutional Rules to give effect to this Statute.

The Council performs all the governance responsibilities imposed on it by the Act and this Statute with due regard to generally accepted principles and practices of good governance and the value framework of the University.

In broad terms, the Council is responsible for the following:

a. Ensuring good governance of the University
b. Accountable for financial resources and institutional assets;
c. Monitoring the implementation of the transformation agenda of the University;
d. Approving and monitoring the implementation of the University’s strategic plan, vision, mission, strategic goals;
e. Approving and submitting the Annual Report to the Department of Higher Education and Training;
f. Approving recommendations by Senate in respect of academic matters, inclusive of academic programmes and enrolment plans.
g. Approving tuition fees and contracts/agreements in accordance with the delegation of authority as approved by Council;
h. Approving all policies and institutional rules and the annual budget of the University

Number of members of Council

  • Currently 22 Council members
  • Can consist of maximum 26 members
MS MARIA RAMBAULI – COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON

Subcommittees of Council

  • Executive Committee of the Council
  • Audit and Risk Committee of Council
  • Bid Adjudication Committee of Council
  • Finance and Investment Committee of Council
  • Governance Committee of Council
  • Human Resources Committee of Council
  • IT Governance Committee of Council
  • Membership Committee of Council
  • Planning and Resources Committee of Council
  • Remuneration Committee of Council

COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP

INTERNAL MEMBERS

MS MARIA RAMBAULI – COUNCIL CHAIRPERSON

Qualification(s)

Bachelor of Honours in Psychology (MEDUNSA),
Masters in Business Leadership (UNISA)

MS MMANARE MAMABOLO – COUNCIL DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON

Qualification(s)

Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
LLB (UDW), Post Graduate Diploma
(PGD) in Business Leadership (Monash South Africa) (CUM LAUDE)

Dr Johan van Heerden
Qualification(s)

MBChB (SU)
MBA

Dr Mangaliso Mahlaba

Qualifications

MBChB (MEDUNSA),
Masters (Health Economics & Pharma Economics) (Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona)

Mr Wayne Helfrich

Qualification(s)

 

Mr Linda Rojie

Qualification(s)

BSC Honours in Biochemistry (SMU)

Mr Sithembiso Sambo

Qualification(s)

BSC (Dietetics & Nutrition) (SMU)

 

Ms Nontlaza Sizani

Qualification(s)

BCOMPT HONS/CTA – (Walter Sisulu University)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) – (UKZN)
AGA (SAICA)
Certified Director (IODSA)

Mr Sathie Gounden

Qualification(s)

CA (SAICA)

Ms Lerato Mothae

Qualification(s)

CA (SAICA)

Dr Johannes Tshifularo

Qualification(s)

PhD (UNIVEN)

Mr Nkosenhle Ngongoma
Dr Barbara Ribeiro

Qualification(s)

MBChB (MEDUNSA)

Mr Sean Cox

Qualification(s)

 

PROF PETER MBATI - VICE CHANCELLOR

Qualification(s)

PhD (Parasitology) (Kenyatta University)

Prof Patrick Demana

Prof-demana

 

Prof Frederick Veldman
Prof Zacharia Koto

Qualification(s)

MBChB,
PhD (UKZN)

Prof Sebi Lekalakala-Mokgele

Qualification(s)

PhD (UFS)

Ms Gladys Malema
2 STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

Mr Philani Mdakane
Mr Daniel Masekwameng