About - Branches

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Branches

The OTASA Branches are divided into 11 geographical service areas.

Branch Contacts

Marlize

Eastern Cape

Marilize Watermeyer (November 2017)
ecapebranch@otasa.org.za

Southern Cape

Lee-Ann Arendse (July 2017)
scapebranch@otasa.org.za

Western Cape

Rogini Pillay (November 2018)
wcapebranch@otasa.org.za

KwaZulu-Natal

Gina Rencken (July 2017)
kznbranch@otasa.org.za

Limpopo

Jean Trusler
limbranch@otasa.org.za

Mpumalanga

Corlene McDonald
mpubranch@otasa.org.za

Northern Gauteng

Ina Grobler (September 2017)
ngaubranch@otasa.org.za

Southern Gauteng

Elreen Visser (July 2018)
sgaubranch@otasa.org.za

Southern Gauteng

Luther Monareng (July 2018)
luther.monareng@wits.ac.za

North West

Anneri Myburgh (2014)
nwestbranch@otasa.org.za

Free State / Northern Cape

Melissa Meyer (October 2017)
fstatebranch@otasa.org.za

Structure of the Branches:The country is divided into geographical areas defined in the Standing Orders. Each area may have one or more Branches of the Association. 

All members of the Association, who live in a defined area, as well as student members and affiliates, belong to a Branch. The minimum number of ordinary members in any Branch shall be 4 (four) members.

  • Branches will carry out the work of the Association within the Area of the Branch, both on behalf of the local members and as requested by OTASA Exco and Council.
  • Branches may raise funds as deemed necessary from time to time, according to the Association’s Financial Policy.
  • Branches will make recommendations to Council regarding the advancement of the Association as a whole.
  • Branches will actively recruit students and other prospective members.
  • Branches will promote the educational development of all members by offering courses, workshops and seminars, and will liaise actively with training institutions.
  • Liaison between Exco and the Branches.
  • The Buddy system (as stipulated in the Standing Orders) is in place to promote communication and networking between Exco and the Branches.
  • Special Interest Groups: The Branch shall initiate, develop and assist in the maintenance of Special Interest Groups.
  • Branches need to submit budgets for planned projects (e.g. pamphlets/promotional items etc.) to the National Treasurer (and OTASA Council).

If you would like to contact a committee member via email please contact the OTASA Office, who will then put you in touch with the respective committee member.