Management Committee

President

Herman Botes
Tshwane University of Technology

President-Elect

Desiree Smal
University of Johannesburg

Secretariat

VACANT
secretariat@defsa.org.za

Committee members

Charista Boatwright  - Nelson Mandela University
Yolandi  Burger - Vega IIE
Monica Di Ruvo - Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Inge Economou - Inscape
Maretha Geyser - Vega IIE
Marina Hendricks - Greenside Design Centre
Anneke de Klerk - Vaal University of Technology
Bianca Le Cornu - Pearson Institute of Higher Education
Esther Martin - Inscape
Anne Mastamet-Mason - Tshwane University of Technology
Thlolo Modiba - Vega IIE
Tsekelo Patrick Moremoholo - Central University of Technology
Nina Newman - Tshwane University of Technology
Tumelo Rasedile - Tshwane University of Technology
Safia Salaam - Design Academy of Fashion
Mariette Strydom - UNISA
Hyacinthe Tonga  - Nelson Mandela University

 

Senate members

Amanda Breytenbach
University of Johannesburg

Colin Daniels
Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Sue Giloi
Inscape Education Group

Mel Hagen
Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Thinus Mathee
Vaal University of Technology

Ian Sutherland
Durban University of Technology

Adrienne Viljoen
SABS Design Institute

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