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THE MICT SETA ACCOUNTING AUTHORITY/BOARD

The Accounting Authority/Board provides oversight and support to the Management team and provides strategic leadership to the MICT SETA and ensures that it fulfils its mandate and obligations in terms of the Constitution and the Skills Development Act. As articulated in the King IV report, the ethical and effective leadership of the Accounting Authority/Board is exemplified by integrity, competence, responsibility, accountability, fairness and transparency. The MICT SETA is governed in a sound and ethical way that supports an ethical culture in its business and reporting.

The Accounting Authority/Board is supported by an Executive Committee, Audit and Risk Committee, Finance and Remuneration Committee and the Governance & Strategy Committee. The Accounting Authority/Board is responsible for providing strategic direction to the MICT SETA and ensuring that the organisation achieves its objectives and implements the goals of NSDS III. The Accounting Authority/Board is accountable to the Executive Authority and Parliament.

THE ACCOUNTING AUTHORITY ESTABLISHED THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES:

The Accounting Authority/Board comprises 15 independent non-executive members, which ensures independence and objectiveness in decision-making as follows:

  • The Chairperson
  • Six are representatives of Organised Labour
  • Six are representatives of Organised Employers
  • Two members represent Community Organisations
BOARD MEMBERS

The MICT SETA appointed a new incoming Board effective 1 April 2020. The new board brings an impressive and diverse range of disciplines and a wealth of experiences and knowledge to help guide the MICT SETA in realising the development and delivery of revolutionary ICT skills. The new Board of fifteen members is:

1. Mr Simphiwe Thobela (Chairperson)

Constituency: Chairperson of the Accounting Authority

Stakeholder represented: Ministerial Appointee

2. Mr Viwe James (Member)

Constituency: Organised Labour

Stakeholder represented: National Union of Metal Workers (NUMSA)

3. Ms Portia Mngomezulu (Member)

Constituency: Community with Interest

Stakeholder represented: Ministerial Appointee

4. Mr Solomon Xaba (Member)

Constituency: Organised Labour

Stakeholder represented: National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU)

5. Mr Mandla Ngcobo (Member)

Constituency: Community with Interest

Stakeholder represented: Ministerial Appointee

6. Mr Mack Mamorobela (Member)

Constituency: Organised Labour

Stakeholder represented: Communication Workers Union (CWU)

7. Mr Sipho Zwane (Member)

Constituency: Organised Labour

Stakeholder represented: Democratic Postal and Communications Union (DEPACU)

8. Ms Morwesi Ramonyai (Member)

Constituency: Organised Employer

Stakeholder represented: Data Cabling Association of Southern Africa (DCASA)

9. Mr Lesiba Langa (Member)

Constituency: Organised Labour

Stakeholder represented: South African Postal Workers Union (SAPWU)

10. Mr Loyiso Tyira (Member)

Constituency: Organised Employer

Stakeholder represented: SMME ICT Chamber

11. Ms Ntombikayise Khumalo (Member)

Constituency: Organised Labour

Stakeholder represented: Communication Workers Union (CWU)

12. Ms Thabisa Faye (Member)

Constituency: Organised Employer

Stakeholder represented: South African Communications Forum (SACF)

13. Mr Thabo Mofokeng (Chairperson of ICT SteerCOM)

Constituency: Organised Employer

Stakeholder represented: Information Technology Association (ITA)

14. Ms Natasha Reuben (Chairperson of GovCo)

Constituency: Organised Employer

Stakeholder represented: Information Technology Association (ITA)

15. Ms Marilyn Radebe (Chairperson of FinRemco)

Constituency: Organised Employer

Stakeholder represented: Black IT Forum (BITF)

 

We would like to welcome and congratulate all our new board members. 

The new MICT SETA Board is comprised of diverse labour, community organisations and industry professionals who understand the needs of its membership and possess the energy and commitment to lead the SETA. 

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