Nominations: Appointment of one (1) Member to the Board of the MDDA

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Submissions must be received by no later than 30 September 2022

Communications and Digital Technologies

Institutions and/or individuals are hereby invited to nominate suitable persons to fill one vacancy of non-executive member on the Board of the Media Development and Diversity Agency, in terms of section 4 of the Media Development and Diversity Agency Act, 2002 (Act No. 14 of 2002) (“MDDA Act”).

In terms of the MDDA Act, the MDDA was established to help create an enabling environment for media development and diversity by redressing the exclusion and marginalization of disadvantaged communities and persons from access to the media and the media industry. Its beneficiaries are community media and small commercial media projects.

Persons appointed must be committed to fairness, freedom of expression, openness and accountability and must be representative of a board cross-section of the population of the Republic and possess suitable qualifications, expertise and experience in the field of amongst others, broadcasting, electronic communications and postal policy or operations, public policy development, electronic engineering, Law information technology, content in any form, consumer protection, education, economics, finance or any other related expertise or qualification, and must be a South African citizen permanently residing in the Republic.

Written nominations must contain the full name and address of the institution and/or individual making the nomination, the nominee’s signed acceptance of the nomination and his/her Curriculum Vitae, providing at least the following information:

• Full name, ID number and gender
• Contact address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address
• Previous experience (quoting dates and organisations concerned)
• Certified copies of academic qualifications and identity document.

Nominations must be addressed to Committee Secretary Ms Portia Ntabeni at mddavacancy@parliament.gov.za by no later than Friday,30 September 2022 at 16:00

Enquiries please contact Ms Portia Ntabeni on cell 060 551 1163

Closing date for nominations: Friday,30 September 2022 at 16:00

Please note that nominees will be subjected to a qualifications check and security clearance. Late submissions will not be considered.

Issued by Mr BM Maneli, MP: Chairperson, PC on Communications.