Question NW649 to the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

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19 March 2021 - NW649

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

What is the total number of the Iziko Museum (a) board members who have actual knowledge and qualifications in arts and (b) buildings that have reopened after they were closed following the COVID-19 lockdown? NW767E


a) nAdvocate Rod Solomons – Advocate focussing on constitutional; human rights; corporate governance and corporate matters. Previous Head of Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape that included being in charge of museums, he was instrumental in forming various public entities in the arts & culture sector; served on the National Film & Video Foundation council.

Advocate Judith Leshabane – Advocate focussing on labour relations, human rights issues, policy, contracts and refugees. Chairperson of the National Museum in Bloemfontein Council.

Mr Dumisani Dlamini – Chartered Accountant and previous CFO of the National Arts Council and current CFO of SANPARKS and appointed to the Accounting Standards Board. Expertise in governance, turnaround strategies, risk management, financial management, asset management and tourism.

Professor Pitika Ntuli – 2 Post Graduate Degrees in Fine Arts, he is an accomplished expert in the arts and culture arena and served on various bodies and structures in this field

Mr Krishna Govender – Chartered Accountant; he was previous a CFO of Supersport, expertise in strategy, business process improvement, financial modelling and policy reviews and process-engineering.

Ms Sijabulile Makhathini – Chartered Accountant; expertise in governance, risk management, financial management.

Ms Magdalene Moonsamy – Lawyer; Deputy Chairperson of the African Peer Review Mechanism and previous Chief Operations Officer of the National Youth Development Agency.

Mr Popo Masilo – Lawyer; Chairperson of the William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberly.

b) 10

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