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 2018 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 (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2020)
Ms Sheila Barsel
Ms Dianna Yach
Mr Ezra Davids
Ms Tshdi Mokgabudi (Alt)
Executive (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2020)
Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng
Professor Loretta Feris (Co-Chair)
Professor Anton Le Roex
Professor Suellen Shay
Professor Alison Lewis
Senate (1 July 2016 to 30 June 2020)
Professor Nicola Illing
Professor Aubrey Mainza
Mr Thando Tsotsobe
2. Members and alternates elected by the recognised staff bodies as determined by the rules.
Dr Maanda Mulaudzi
Mr Tim Low
Ms Shirifa Hellaby (Alt)
Full-time Medical Staff Association
Dr M Sonderup
Mr Bettwell Bonkolo
Ms Linda Shoba
Mr Smartdryck Abrahams (Alt)
Ms Naziema Jappie
Mr Shai Makgoba (Alt)
Mr Ashley Rustin (Co-Chair)
Mr Samuel Chetty
Ms Yasmin Fazel-Ellahi (Alt)
3. Appointed by the SRC
Hannah Margetts (Co-Chair)
4. IF Servicing Officers
Ms Cheryl Vallay (Servicing Officer)
Dr Sianne Alves (OIC Director)
Information supplied by: Cheryl Vallay
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