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 Dollars Boloka
Vice President: Marna Pieterse
Financial Director: Nivien Subramany
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: Audience Maluleke and Marna Pieterse
Co-chairpersons: Marna Pieterse
Sub-committee: Coding
Members: Nivien Subramany, Peter Brauer, John Stein (consultant-SBMEDIA), Martelie Burger, Harry Rosen and Lucky Nkosi 
MARKETING AND MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
The committee looks at the overall marketing and communication strategy of the SAOA.
Chairpersons: Leane Cilliers
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: Fanezile Emma Mahlangu
Dollars Boloka
FINANCE COMMITTEE
Members: Nivien Subramany (Financial Director), Harry Rosen (CEO - SAOA)
Maserame Khesa (SAOA bookkeeper)
ETHICS AND TRANSFORMATION COMMITTEE
Facilitator: Harry Rosen
Members: Lebo Ntlabathi, Lucky Nkosi, Brian Sneag, Steven Goldberg, Prelina Ramkissoon