Council’s top management team finalised

2018-06-28 06:00
New Planning, Development and Tourism Director Fezeka Mabusela (second left) is welcomed by (from left) Portfolio Councillor Bryan Dhludhlu, Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks and Municipal Manager Charl du Plessis.                                     Photo:SUPPLIED

New Planning, Development and Tourism Director Fezeka Mabusela (second left) is welcomed by (from left) Portfolio Councillor Bryan Dhludhlu, Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks and Municipal Manager Charl du Plessis. Photo:SUPPLIED

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THE Kouga Council has finalised the top management team that will lead the municipal administration through the remainder of the current term.

The two vacant director posts were filled in April and May.

Seasoned municipal official Nomvula Machelesi was appointed as the new Director: Community Services. She has 20 years’ work experience in the department, having started at the municipality as an Environmental Health Practitioner in 1998.

Machelesi grew through the ranks and became Health Services Manager in 2006, work which included the running of clinics before the service was taken over by the provincial government. She also led the pilot programme for the Blue Flag at Dolphin Beach during this time.

She holds a BTech Degree in Environmental Health from Nelson Mandela University and has completed the certificate programme in Municipal Finance Management, popularly known as “CPMD”.

New Planning, Development and Tourism director Fezeka Mabusela is a respected strategist and local government expert known for her groundbreaking work in both the Eastern and Western Cape.

She brings with her 16 years of experience in the local government sector, 11 of which have been at management levels.

She is a registered Professional Planner with the South African Council for Planners and holds a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of the Free State.

Her most recent job was at the South African Local Government Association (Salga) where she was the Programme Manager: Economic Development and Planning.

Before joining Salga, she spent five years at the Western Cape Provincial Government as Deputy Director: IDP.

They join Municipal Manager Charl du Plessis, Chief Financial Officer Selwyn Thys, Corporate Services Director Krishen Moodley and Infrastructure & Engineering Director Victor Felton.

Top bestuurspan gefinaliseer

DIE Kouga-raad se nuwe top bestuurspan vir die termyn is gefinaliseer.

Die twee vakante poste vir direkteure is in April en Mei-maand gevul.

Nomvula Machelesi, ‘n ervare amptenaar wat reeds 20 jaar werksaam by Kouga-munisipaliteit is, is aangestel as die nuwe direkteur vir Gemeenskapsdienste.

Machelesi het in 1998 by die munisipaliteit begin werk as Omgewingsgesondheid-praktisyn. Haar toewyding en kundigheid het daarvoor gesorg dat sy in 2006 as die bestuurder vir Gesondheidsdienste oorge-neem het.

Sy was, onder meer, verantwoordelik vir die bestuur van munisipale klinieke in Kouga voordat hierdie funksie deur die provinsiale Gesondheidsdepartment oorgeneem is. Sy het ook met die Blouvlag-program vir Dolfynstrand op Jeffreysbaai begin in hierdie tyd.

Machelesi het ’n BTech-graad in Omgewingsgesondheid van die Nelson Mandela-universiteit en het ook die gesogte sertifikaat-program in Munisipale Finansiële Bestuur, bekend as “CPMD”, voltooi.

Fezeka Mabusela is aangestel as die munisipaliteit se nuwe direkteur vir Beplanning, Ontwikkeling & Toerisme. Sy word hoog aangeslaan in beide die Oos-Kaap en Wes-Kaap waar sy vir altesaam vir meer as twee dekades werksaam was.

Mabusela het haar Meestersgraad in Stad- en streeksbeplanning by die Universiteit Vrystaat bekom en is geregistreer as ‘n Professionele Beplanner met die Suid-Afrikaanse Raad vir Beplanners.

Voordat sy by Kouga aangesluit het, het sy as die programbestuurder vir Ekonomiese Ontwikkeling en Beplanning by die Suid-Afrikaanse Plaaslike Regeringsver-ening (bekend as “Salga” in Engels), gewerk.

Sy het ook vir vyf jaar by die Wes-Kaapse provinsiale regering gewerk as vise-direkteur vir Geïntegreerde Ontwikkelingsbeplanning.

Die twee nuwe direkteure sluit aan by munisipale bestuurder Charl du Plessis, hoof finansiële beampte Selwyn Thys, Korporatiewe Dienste direkteur Krishen Moodley en Infrastruktuur & Ingenieurs-wese direkteur Victor Felton.

Liphelele iqela labalawuli

IBHUNGA laseKouga likugqibezele ukuqeshwa kweqela labalawuli abazakukhokela lo masipala de kuphele esi sigaba solawulo.

Izikhewu zabalawuli ababini ziye zavalwa ngo-April nango-May.

Igosa eliphum’izandla lakwamasipala uNomvula Machelesi uye waqeshwa njengoMlawuli: Iinkonzo Zoluntu. Unamava ayiminyaka engama-20 kweli sebe, eqale kwamasipala njegeGosa Lempilo Yezokusingqongileyo (Environmental Health Practitioner) ngo-1998.

UMachelesi uye wakhula emsebenzini wade wanguManejala weeNkonzo Zempilo ngo-2006, msebenzi lowo ububandakanya ukulawula iiklinikhi, phambi kokuba lenkonzo ithatyathwe ngurhulumente wephondo. Ikwanguye owayekhokela ilinge lokuba iDolphin Beach ifumane iBlue Flag.

Unesidanga se-BTech KweZempilo Yokusingqongileyo asifumene kwiDyunivesiti iNelson Mandela, kwaye ekwaqukumbele nesatifikithi kwi-Municipal Finance Management, neyaziwa njenge-CPMD.

UMlawuli omtsha kUcwangciso, Uphuhliso noKhenketho uFezeka Mabusela yingcali yorhulumente wasekhaya ehlonitshiweyo owaziwa ngomsebenzi wakhe oncomekayo kuwo omabini amaphondo eMpuma naseNtshona Koloni.

Uthwele i-16 leminyaka amava kwezorhulumente basekhayo, i-11 layo ebekwibakala lobumanejala.

UnguNocanda ovunyiweyo (Professional Planner) nebhunga i-South African Council for Planners, ekwanesidanga seMasters kwi-Urban and Regional Plannig kwiDyunivesiti yaseFreystata.

Usanda kushiya kwa-South African Local Government Association (Salga), apho ebesebenza njenge-Programme Manager: Economic Development.

Phambi kokusebenzela uSalga, uchithe iminyaka emihlanu kuRhulumente weNtshona Koloni njengoSekela Mlawuli: IDP.

Esi sibini sifika phezu koMphathi-Masipala uCharl du Plessis, Igosa Eliyintloko Lezemali uSelwyn Thys, Umlawuli Wezangaphakathi uKrishen Moodley, kwakunye noMlawuli weZiseko Nezobunjineli uVictor Felton.

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