About - Standing Committees



Standing Committees

Ethics Dr. Jo-Celene de Jongh
CPD Dr. Dorothy Russell
Publications - Coordinator Dr. Helen Buchanan
Publications - FOCUS Sylvia Birkhead
Publications - SAOT Blanche Pretorius and Marj Concha
Coding & Procedures Haley Norval
Education Dr. Amshuda Sonday
Occupational Science Dr. Lizahn Cloete
Research Prof. Shaheed Soeker
Marketing Lesego Mashishi
Professional Development Elize Janse Van Rensburg
Historian Prof. Rosemary Crouch
OTT Task Team Carmenita Dampies
OTASAS Chairperson Ashley Richardson

Any of the Standing Committee Chairpersons can be contacted via the OTASA Office.

Structure and Functions:

  • Only full members of the Association may be a committee member
  • Council will elect the Chairperson of a newly formed Standing Committee and Council will also ratify members of such Committees
  • The Chairperson of a Standing Committee will be elected by the Committee concerned (unless otherwise stipulated in the committees Standing Orders) at their last meeting before the Council
  • Standing Committees support the work of the Vice Presidents, COO and President and provides strategic input into key issues affecting the profession and Association