CUrrent Council members

SAIP COUNCIL 2021-2023

The affairs of the Institute are administered by a Council and an Executive. The Executive Committee can make decisions on urgent matters that arise between Council meetings.

COUNCIL EXECUTIVE

TITLE NAME GENDER POSITION
Prof
Makaiko Chithambo (RU)
M
President
Prof
Regina Maphanga (CSIR)
F
Council Secretary
Prof
Ernest Van Dyk (NMU)
M
Treasurer
Prof
Deena Naidoo (WITS)
M
Past- President & International Cooperation
Dr
Rudolph Erasmus (WITS)
M
President Elect & Audit and Risk Chairperson

OTHER COUNCIL MEMBERS

TITLE NAME GENDER POSITION
Prof
Alan Cornell (UJ)
M
Divisions Rep on Council
Prof
Emanuela Carleschi (UJ)
F
Awards
Ms
Anna Chrysostomou (UJ)
F
Student Representative on Council
Dr
Zama Katamzi-Joseph (SANSA)
F
Marketing and Outreach
Dr
Eric Maluta (UniVen)
M
Physics Education
Prof
Manny Mathuthu (NWU)
M
Industrial Liaison
Dr
Rhodzani Nemutudi (iThemba LABS)
M
Funding raising
Dr
Brian Masara (SAIP)
M
Chief Executive Officer
Prof
Du Toit Strauss (NWU)
M
Conferences & Astronomy liaison