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The Executive Committee of ORSSA

All the activities of ORSSA, as a professional society, are managed by an Executive Committee (EC). This committee is elected annually and it oversees the day to day running of the society. The various members of the EC each have a specific portfolio for which they are responsible. The portfolios entail, inter alia, membership aspects, finances, the publications of the society, interaction with international societies, the different chapters of ORSSA, the website, etc. The EC consists of the following office bearers: (i) The President, (ii) The Vice-President (either elected to become the next President or The Past President who last held office), (iii) The Secretary, (iv) The Treasurer, (v) The Database Manager, (vi) The Marketing Manager, (vii) The Newsletter Editor, (viii) The Newsletter Business Manager, (ix) The Journal Editor-in-Chief, (x) The Journal Manager, (xi) The Webmaster, a number of elected Additional Members, all Chapter Chairpersons and possibly further individuals co-opted by the EC with the aim of performing specific tasks.

The Executive Committee for the Calendar Year 2020 is as follows:

President
Gemma Dawson
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Johannesburg

Vice President
Danie Lötter
Globe Lotter
Cape Town

Secretary
Lieschen Venter
Department of Logistics
Stellenbosch University

Treasurer
Neil Jacobs

Database Manager
Stephan Nel
Department of Industrial Engineering
Stellenbosch University

Marketing Manager
Linke Potgieter
Department of Logistics
Stellenbosch University
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ORiON Journal Editor
Fanie Terblanche
School of Industrial Engineering
North-West University

ORiON Journal Manager
Susan Campher
School of Computer Science and Information Systems
North-West University

Newsletter Editor
Annelie Wessels

Newsletter Business Manager
Bernie Lindner
Spatialedge
Stellenbosch

Webmaster
Patrick Reynolds

Additional Member
Winnie Pelser
Defence, Peace, Safety and Security (DPSS)
CSIR
Pretoria
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Additional Member
Christa de Kock
Department of Industrial Engineering
Stellenbosch University
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Additional Member
Stephan Visagie
Department of Logistics
Stellenbosch University

Johannesburg Chapter Chair
David Clark
Icepack
Johannesburg

Pretoria Chapter Chair
John Snydert
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Vaal Triangle Chapter Chair
Philip Venter
School of Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
North-West University

Western Cape Chapter Chair
Kit Searle
Department of Industrial Engineering
Stellenbosch University
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Kwazulu-Natal Chapter Chair
Vacant


Zimbabwe Chapter Chair
Philimon Nyamugure
National University of Science and Technology
Bulawayo
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IFORS Representative
Hans Ittmann
Private Capacity
Pretoria

EURO Representative
Theo Stewart
Department of Statistical Sciences
University of Cape Town

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