SASAS was inaugurated in 1983. It is administered by a Council, comprising four officers (President, Vice President, Honorary Secretary, Honorary Treasurer) and six Councillors, all of whom are re-elected every two years. We have a constitution that set the rules of the society.
All SASAS-related queries should be sent to sasocatmsci at gmail.com
The Present council is formed of:
President: Francois Engelbrecht (Francois.Engelbrecht at wits.ac.za) in charge of international partnerships and membership matters
Vice President: Rebecca Garland (rebecca.garland at up.ac.za) in charge of national and international partnerships, SASAS medal and SASAS awards
Secretary: Anzel De Lange (anzel.delange at ul.ac.za and sasocatmsci at gmail.com for SASAS queries)
Treasurer: Elizabeth Viljoen (elizabeth.viljoen at weathersa.co.za)
Council members and their portfolio:
Hector Chikoree: Stanley Jackson Award (hector.chikoore at ul.ac.za)
Mathieu Rouault: website,news and SASAS medal (mathieu.rouault at uct.ac.za)
Mokhele Moeletsi: Membership matters (mmoeletsi hotmail.com)
Liesl Dyson: Special project (liesl.dyson up.ac.za)
Nkanyiso Mbatha: Conference proceedings & Stanley Jackson Award (nkanyisombatha5 at gmail.com)
The 2017 2021 council was formed of
Liesl Dyson (Secretary)
Mary-Jane Bopape (Co-President)
Stephanie Landman (Treasurer)
Christien Engelbrecht (Co-President)
The 2014 2016 council
the 2008 2010 council had 10 council members. They are listed below:
Prof Sivakumar Venkataraman (President), University of Kwa-zulu Natal.
Dr Mary-Jane Bopape. (Vice President)
Dr Liesl Dyson (Secretary): University of Pretoria (sasocatmsci at gmail.com)
Stephanie Landman (Treasurer): South African Weather Service
Prof Mathieu Rouault, University of Cape Town. Web site newsletter.
Dr Christien Engelbrecht (Membership): Agricultural research Council
Dr Rebecca Garland. CSIR. Stanley Jackson Awards also with Mary-Jane.
Dr Hector Chikore. University of Venda.