The members of the National Lotteries Commission Board

The National Lotteries Commission (NLC) is led by individuals dedicated to the furthering and upholding of the NLC mandate. The members of the board and the commissioner have been selected for their ethics, accountability, commitment and dedication to the NCL.

The members of the board include: Professor NA Nevhutanda, Ms TS Kekana, Ms DLT Dondur, Dr M Madzivhandila, Professor YN Gordhan, ADV WE Huma, Ms A Brown, and Adv N Nene. Nevhutanda joined the board in 2009 and was re-appointed chairman of the board in 2017. As a seasoned director, he has the leadership qualities required by the NLC to ensure strong strategic guidance into the future. Kekana joined the NLC in 2013 as a non-executive director and has been the chairperson of the board’s regulatory compliance and legal committee, dealing with regulatory compliance matters and driving the NLC regulatory mandate.

Dondur joined the Board in 2017 and has been the chairperson of the board’s audit and risk committee, dealing with financial risk, internal audit and ICT issues impacting on the NLC. Madzivhandila was appointed in 2017 and is chairperson of the board’s human capital, social and ethics committee that deals with human capital related matters. Gordhan was appointed in 2017 and is chairperson of the board’s nominations committee that deals with board member developmental matters and ensuring the NLC board is up to date on industry developmental matters. Huma joined in 2017 as the chairperson of the board’s distributing agency committee as required by the Act, section 26. Brown is an independent non-executive who joined in 2017, and Nene joined in 2016 as company secretary.

The commissioner of the National Lotteries Commission is Thabang Mampane. She joined the NLC in September 2012 and brings more than 31 years of experience to the role. She has an impressive résumé that includes several degrees, and an illustrious career that has seen her lead the way in transformation and change. As the commissioner for the NLC she brings a strong ethos and commitment to change alongside a passion for the future of South Africa.

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