Leadership

Leadership

National and internationally recognized leadership. Leadership positions include:

  • Installation as President of STTI, 20 November 2013. STTI has 132 000 active members and residing in 90 countries and an annual budget of more than a R100 Million ZAR
  • Elected at the 41st Biennial Conference (Baltimore, USA) as President Elect of the International Board of Directors of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) (2011-2013) (http://www.nursingsociety.org/aboutus/board/Pages/

leaders.aspx) (1st person to be elected outside of North America)

  • Member of the Board of Directors of GANES, 2013-2015
  • Chairperson of Strategic Partnership task force, 2011-2013
  • Member of Corporate Audit and Accountability Committee, 2011-2013
  • Extraordinary Professor, Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of Western Cape, 2011- 2014
  • Extraordinary Professor, Faculty of Health Science, North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), 2012-2015
  • Invited, one of twenty-one global leaders, to participate in the Global Summit for Nurse Faculty Migration, Geneva, Switzerland, 27-29 June 2010
  • Member of WHO task team for the review of “Strategic Directions for Nursing and Midwifery 2009 – 2015”
  • Appointed by North West Province MEC for Health to the Hospital Board of Klerksdorp-Tshepong Hospital Complex, North West Province (2010-2012)
  • Biography included in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2011 and 2012
  • Chair of Strategic Partnerships for STTI (2011-2013)
  • Board liaison to International Alliance of Nursing Academics (IANA) (2011-20130
  • Board liaison to the International Research and Scholarship Committee of Sigma Theta Tau International (2009-2011)

(http://www.nursingsociety.org/aboutus/Pages/governance_RSAC.aspx)

  • Member of the International Advisory Committee for Nurse Faculty Mentored Leadership Development program (funded by The Elsevier Foundation – http://www.nursingsociety.org/Media/Pages/NFMLD_program.aspx
  • Invited member of the World Health Organization Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery (GANM) Steering Committee
  • Elected at the 39th Biennial Conference (Baltimore, USA) as Director-at-Large of the International Board of Directors of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) (2007-2011)
  • Elected as Chairperson of the Forum for University Nursing Deans of South Africa (FUNDISA) (2007-2010)
  • Re-elected as Chairperson of the Forum for University Nursing Deans of South Africa (FUNDISA) (2011-2012)
  • Global Ambassador for Sigma Theta Tau International

(http://www.nursingsociety.org/VolunteerConnect/Pages/Ambassadorsby

country.aspx)

  • Board liaison to Board of Directors of STTI Foundation (2007-2009)
  • Board liaison to the International Board of the International Alliance of Nursing Academics (IANA) (2007-2009)
  • Elected on Board of Directors for INDEN (International Network for Doctoral Education) (2006 – 2011)
  • Invited member of WHO Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery Forum on “Leadership for Action: The contribution of Nurses and Midwifes to Health and the Achievement of the Millennium Goals” (2006)
  • Elected at the 38th Biennial International Conference (Indianapolis, USA) as member of the International Governance Committee of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) (2005-2007)
  • Secretariat-Treasurer of Tau Lambda-at-Large Chapter of STTI (2005-2012)
  • Presidential appointment to the International Governance Committee of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) (2003-2005)
  • Member of the Pan American Health Organisation Collaboration Centres Management Committee (PANMCC) (2003-2004)
  • Member of the World Health Organisation’s Global Health Network for Directors of Collaboration Centres (2003-2004)
  • Served as Board member in the capacity of Secretariat-Treasurer for Africa Honour Society (2001-2003)
  • Listed on VIP database of Sigma Theta Tau International as an expert in leadership and management (2003 to date)
  • Appointed by Minister of Health on National Taskforce to investigate Nursing Education in SA (1994)
  • Listed on the Human Science Research Council’s Who’s Who in the disciplines of Research, Strategic Management, Health Science Education and Health Science Management
  • Listed in Femina’s Top 500 hundred women in SA 1995-1996
  • Listed in Femina’s Top 500 hundred women in SA 1997-1998
  • Member of RAU Alumni Executive (2001-2003)