About SAOA

Committees

BOARD COMMITTEES
The committees are formed as standing committees of the board to support the strategic agenda of the SAOA.
SAOA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
This is a delegated committee by the Board of Directors and its powers, which shall report on any of its actions for ratification by the Board.
President Audience Maluleke
Vice President: Marna Pieterse
Financial Director: Dollars Boloka
CEO: Harry Rosen
PRIVATE PRACTICE COMMITTEE
This committee deals with issues relating to private practice and deals with matters affecting private practitioners .Medical aid matters , contractual practice issues and codes.
Chairpersons: Fanezile Mahlangu and Audience Maluleke
Sub-committee: Coding
Members: Nivien Subramany, Peter Brauer , John Stein (consultant-SBMEDIA) , Martelie Burger and Harry Rosen
MARKETING AND MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
The committee looks at the overall marketing and communication strategy of the SAOA.
Chairpersons: Marna Pieterse
Members: Nkosi Lucky ,Harry Rosen and Nivien Subramany
CLINICAL AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE
The responsibility of this committee is to assist in the formulation of clinical and education standards.
Chairpersons: Dr Cassandra Seethal
Members: Dr Lawrence Sithole , Dr Raymond Mabaso , Prof Tuwane Rasengane ,Prof Solani Mathebula , Audience Maluleke , Harry Rosen and Nkosi Lucky
PUBLIC HEALTH
Matters of public sector that involves projects in eye care awareness campaigns. School screening and government health promotions. This portfolio is responsible for such activities.
Co-Chairpersons: Rajeshree Budhoo
Johannette Fraser
FINANCE COMMITTEE
Members: Dollars Boloka (Financial Director) , Harry Rosen (CEO -SAOA)
ETHICS AND TRANSFORMATION COMMITTEE
Facilitator: Harry Rosen
Members: Lebo Ntlabathi , Lucky Nkosi, Brian Sneag, Steven Goldberg, Prelina Ramkissoon