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CANSA Annual Gold Awards 2017

CANSA’s Annual Gold Award Ceremony was held on Thursday, 21st September 2017 and the following staff members received awards to acknowledge striving towards excellence in their particular fields from CANSA CEO, Elize Joubert:

Leadership – Senior Management

Maria Scholtz (Head Sustainability)

Maria Scholtz

Leadership – Middle Management

Anita Snyders (Divisional Manager Sustainability)

Anita Snyders

Service Delivery

Mandisa Mthembu (Community Mobiliser Service Delivery)

Mandisa Mthembu with Cara Noble


Leatitia Jordaan (Community Mobiliser Sustainability)

Leatitia Jordaan

Team Work

Service Delivery Unit

Gerda Strauss (Head Service Delivery) and Cara Noble (Divisional Manager Service Delivery) receive the award. Absent: Lisna Hugo (Divisional Manager Service Delivery), Barbara Williams (Divisional Manager Service Delivery), Netta Smit (Divisional Manager Service Delivery), Kate Marais (Divisional Manager Service Delivery), Adele Burger (Divisional Manager Service Delivery), Rosie van der Heever (Divisional Manager Service Delivery) and Vlooi Venter (National Training Facilitator)

Support Services

Marlie Coetzee (Human Resources Support Officer CANSA CBU)

Marlie Coetzee


CANSA Durban Care Centre

Cara Noble (Divisional Manager Service Delivery), Mandisa Mthembu (Community Mobiliser Service Delivery), Lisa Strydom (Divisional Manager KZN) and Sam Chigumbura (Divisional Manager Sustainability)


Lorraine Govender (National Co-ordinator Advocacy)

Lorraine Govender

Best Performing Division

Marketing & Communication Department

Lucy Balona (Head Marketing & Communication) received the award. Absent: Munnik Marais (Corporate Relations Consultant), Marica Basson (Social Media Co-ordinator), Debbie van Wyk (Webmaster), Charmaine Stumke (Information Co-ordinator) and Hannelie Briel (Admin Co-ordinator)

Most Improved Division

Western Cape

Dorothy Du Plooy (General Manager CANSA SBU) received the award

Most Improved Unit

Northern Business Unit

Anita Snyders (Divisional Manager Sustainability) and Martie Botha (Divisional Manager Sustainability) received the award

Employee of the Year

Andries van der Merwe (Community Mobiliser Fund Development)

Andries van der Merwe


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