Our Staff

The Black Sash has a small core staff based at its national and regional offices.

NATIONAL OFFICE 

  • Lynette Maart | National Director
  • Zanele Mdletye | National Programmes Manager
  • Vacant| Finance and Operations Manager
  • Jocelyn Freed | Fundraising Officer
  • Sonya Ehrenreich | Donor Compliance Manager
  • Elroy Paulus | National Advocacy Manager
  • Vacant | Information, Education and Training Manager
  • Esley Philander | Communications and Media Manager 
  • Tania Paulse | Finance Administrator
  • Jacques Marques | HR Officer
  • Lindsy Bunsee | Project Administrator
  • Shanaaz Rayner | Data Administrator (also PA to National Director)
  • Yongama Ntanga | General Assistant

CAPE TOWN REGIONAL OFFICE (Western Cape & Northern Cape) 

  • Colleen Ryan | Regional Manager
  • Bongiwe Radebe | Paralegal Fieldworker
  • Abigail Peters | Paralegal Fieldworker

DURBAN REGIONAL OFFICE (Mpumalanga & Kwa-Zulu Natal) 

  • Evashnee Naidu | Regional Manager 
  • Nelisiwe Xaba | Paralegal Fieldworker
  • Jerome Bele | Paralegal Fieldworker
  • Buselaphi Hlongwa | Cleaner (Part time)

JOHANNESBURG REGIONAL OFFICE (Gauteng, North West & Limpopo)

  • Thandiwe Zulu | Regional Manager
  • Vacant | Paralegal Fieldworker
  • Vincent Skhosana | Paralegal Fieldworker
  • Michelle Kgothatso Sibanda  | National Helpline Paralegal 
  • Ntsoaki Moreroa | Helpline Paralegal Assistant
  • Nombulelo Ndlovu | Cleaner (Part time)

PORT ELIZABETH REGIONAL OFFICE (Eastern Cape & Free State)

  • Alexa Lane | Regional Manager
  • Chuma Ngabase | Paralegal Fieldworker
  • Jonathan Walton | Paralegal Fieldworker
  • Phakama Mzongwana | Regional Administrator

PROJECT STAFF

We also employ fixed term staff as needed for projects:

Community Based Monitoring Project

  • Deena Bosch Project Manager

CONTRACT SUPPORT

We are supported by a range of specialist service providers in:

  • Ruen Govinder (Interiority) | Social Media & Website
  • Tab IT Solutions | IT support
  • Sheldon Haycock |  Finance