Governance

The Board of Trustees governs and oversees the activities of the organisation. 

Gideon Sam
Gideon Sam

Mr. Gideon Sam

Chairman

 

 

Mr. Gideon Sam
Gideon Sam

Mr. Gideon Sam

Chairman

 

 

Chairman

 

 

Lwazi Mboyi
Lwazi Mboyi

Lwazi Mboyi

Lwazi Mboyi - CEO of the National Youth Commission of South Africa was born and bred in the Eastern Cape Province 33 years ago and completed both his primary and secondary education in the same province. He completed his post graduate studies at the University of Durban Westville. During his university career, he became involved in the student movement and community organisations. Upon completion of his studies he joined the University and worked within the University administration. 

He served in different leadership capacities at the student movement level as well in numerous committees of the University. Subsequent to that he joined the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) as a senior Programme Officer, spending six months of his term at International Alert in London. 

ACCORD is an international conflict management organisation, also specialising in Training, Mediation and process facilitation. Part of his responsibilities was the setting up of the ACCORD youth programme, which covered work within and outside South Africa. In 1996, he joined the Natal Technikon's Business / Labour Development Unit, assuming the role of Programme Manager, responsible for, among others the National Taxi Industry Improvement Project and other related government linked projects. 

He was appointed Chief Executive Officer at the National Youth Commission in the Presidency in September 1998, a position that he occupies until the present. The NYC is a statutory body responsible for Youth development within government. 

He is currently serving in different boards of organisations.

Lwazi Mboyi
Lwazi Mboyi

Lwazi Mboyi

Lwazi Mboyi - CEO of the National Youth Commission of South Africa was born and bred in the Eastern Cape Province 33 years ago and completed both his primary and secondary education in the same province. He completed his post graduate studies at the University of Durban Westville. During his university career, he became involved in the student movement and community organisations. Upon completion of his studies he joined the University and worked within the University administration. 

He served in different leadership capacities at the student movement level as well in numerous committees of the University. Subsequent to that he joined the African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) as a senior Programme Officer, spending six months of his term at International Alert in London. 

ACCORD is an international conflict management organisation, also specialising in Training, Mediation and process facilitation. Part of his responsibilities was the setting up of the ACCORD youth programme, which covered work within and outside South Africa. In 1996, he joined the Natal Technikon's Business / Labour Development Unit, assuming the role of Programme Manager, responsible for, among others the National Taxi Industry Improvement Project and other related government linked projects. 

He was appointed Chief Executive Officer at the National Youth Commission in the Presidency in September 1998, a position that he occupies until the present. The NYC is a statutory body responsible for Youth development within government. 

He is currently serving in different boards of organisations.

Lwazi Mboyi - CEO of the National Youth Commission of South Africa was born and bred in the...

Prof. Shepherd Mayatula
Prof. Shepherd Mayatula

Prof. Shepherd Mayatula

Prof. Shepherd Mayatula
Prof. Shepherd Mayatula

Prof. Shepherd Mayatula

Alan Marshall

Alan Marshall

Alan Marshall

Ray ka Msengana

Ray ka Msengana

Ray ka Msengana

René de Wet

René de Wet

René de Wet

Management and Administration

The CEO reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for the day-to-day management. Medical and aviation decisions are taken in consultation with the Management Committee and the members of the Quality and Safety Committee. Day to day financial administration is handled by the management staff in accordance with the budget approved by the trustees. All meetings are minuted and conform strictly to the acceptable standards of corporate governance practise.

The Committee

The Committees and their responsibilities:

  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
    The Committee comprises of Trustees, nominated by the Board of Trustees. The committee's role is to assist the Board of Trustees in overseeing and assessing the organisations' risk management process, legal and regulatory compliance, financial reporting, financial controls, internal and external audit processes and to act as liaison between the Board of Trustees and the external auditors.
  • Human Resources Committee
    The committee comprises of Trustees, nominated by the Board of Trustees. The committee's role is to assist the Board of Trustees in establishing Human Resources Strategy and policies as well as ensuring compliance with all applicable legislation and best practices.
  • Management Committee
    The Management Committee (MANCO) comprises of the: CEO, COO, CFO, Service Development Manager, HR Manager and Regional Managers. MANCO is a statutory meeting (chaired by the CEO). The committee aims to improve the communication flow and keep everyone abreast of the developments within the organisation. MANCO is also a sounding board for the CEO.
  • Quality and Safety Committee
    The Q & S Committee comprises of the CEO, COO Chief, Engineer (AMO), CFI / Chief Rotor Pilot CFI / Chief Fixed Wing Pilot, Safety Officer and Quality Manager. The committee meets weekly and addresses all matters pertaining to safety and quality of services.