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Institutional Forum

The Institutional Forum is established in terms of the Higher Education Act, 1997, and advises the Council on matters specified in the Act.

The forum consists of:

  • members and alternate members elected or appointed by the Council, the Senate and the vice-chancellor
  • members and alternate members elected by the recognised staff bodies
  • members and alternate members elected by the Student Representative Council (SRC).

The terms of office for each member range from 1 to 3 years, or for such periods as decided by the vice-chancellor.

The Institutional Forum also elects 3 co-chairpersons, 1 from the members elected or appointed by the Council, the Senate and the Vice-Chancellor, 1 from the members elected by recognised staff bodies, and 1 from the members elected by the SRC.

Its membership is determined by Statute. For 2020 its membership will be:

1. Members and alternate members elected or appointed by the Council, the Senate and the Vice-Chancellor in the manner determined by the rules.
Council - 3 members and 1 general alternate serving 3 year term
Ms Nazeema Mohamed
Ms Sheila Barsel
Mr Jacques Rousseau

 
Executive - the VC appoints 2 executive officers and 2 Deans and decides terms of office
Vice Chancellor, Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng (Ex Officio) Prof Loretta Feris
Prof Maano Ramutsindela
Prof Shose Kessi
 
Senate - 3 members and 1 general alternate serving 3 year term
Prof Theresa Lorenzo
Assoc Prof Nomusa Makhubu
Dr Anandaroop Sen
A/Prof Hamieda Parker
2. Members and alternate members elected by the recognised staff bodies in the manner determined by the rules – serving 2 year term
Academics Union
Assoc Prof Kelley Moult
Assoc Prof Andrew Lilley

Ms Shirifa Hellaby (Alt)
NEHAWU
Mr Paul Gaika
Mr Bennet Payiya

Mr Xolani Poswa (Alt)
NUSAS
Ms Naziema Jappie

Mr Shai Makgoba (Alt)
Employees Union
Mr Ashley Rustin (Co-Chair)
Mr Michael Harris

Mr Thami Nkwanyane (Alt)
SALIPSWU
Mr Bulumko Nkume

Yanga Mgcwaba (Alt)
UAWU
Mr Mzomhle Bixa

Mr Erick Mbiza (Alt)
DETAHWU (To be confirmed)
 

 
3. MEMBERS (10) and ALTERNATES (incl Post Grad) elected by the SRC – serving 1 year
Declan Dyers
Sihle Lonzi
Asemahle Ntumntum
Siseko Kosani
Eva Da Costa
Awonke Goso
Oratile Thothela
Amanda Ngcobo
Justine Paries
4. IF Servicing Officers
Ms Cheryl Vallay (Servicing Officer)
Dr Sianne Alves (OIC Director)
 

Information supplied by:
Sianne Alves

Updated: 16 September 2020

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