About us

National Executive Board (2020)

Thams Pather

Chairperson:

Paula Hildebrand
Coordinator between the board members and makes sure the council members perform their duties. The Chairperson takes final decisions on matters and attends all official events and meetings.

Thams Pather

Vice-Chairperson:

Dr. Heather Rauch
Performs the duties of the Chairperson when not available.

Treasurer 1: Banking

Julia Pienaar
Audits the Association’s financial statements and presents to the members of the Association at the Annual General Meeting.

Treasurer 2: Budgeting

Mike Batley
Audits the Association’s financial statements and presents to the members of the Association at the Annual General Meeting.

AnnaMarie

Adoption Chairperson:

Jeevanthri Pillay
Addresses concerns with adoptions in private practice and lobbies with the relevant department and the public.

Elina Kruger

Council Liaison Chairperson:

Elina Kruger
Liaises with the Council and advocates for membership issues.

AnnaMarie

Ethics Chairperson:

Mike Batley
The committee leads, guides and maintains ethical standards of practice and protects the interests of clients, social workers and the public.

Amanda Kotze-Streicher

Medical Aid Chairperson:

Amanda Kotze-Streicher
This committee represents our professions to the medical schemes and lobbies for better pricing of codes as well as for new codes. They also attend medical scheme meetings to do with professional codes.

Riesl Fick

Membership Chairperson:

Riesl Fick
Clinical Social Worker in Private Practice


Dr. Heather Rauch

Provincial Chairpersons: Eastern Cape

Dr. Heather Rauch
Identifies and co-ordinates the activities taking place in their province.

Paula Hildebrand

Provincial Chairpersons: Gauteng

Paula Hildebrand
Identifies and co-ordinates the activities taking place in their province.


Agnes Mbhele

Provincial chairpersons: Kwa-Zulu Natal

Agnes Mbhele
Identifies and co-ordinates the activities taking place in their province.


Brenda Lane

Provincial chairpersons: Western Cape

Brenda Lane
Identifies and co-ordinates the activities taking place in their province.


Legal Advisor:

Ina Thompson

 PR Botha

Administrator:

PR Botha
Facilitates all administrative needs.