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Vice Chairman: Ben van der Merwe ~ BSc

Ben van der Merwe obtained his BSc degree in general science. He owned and operated a private school and safari company. He is retired since his accident.


Performs Chair responsibilities in the absence of the Chair.
Reports to the Chairman.
Works closely with the Chairman, members and staff.
Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the Board.
Plays an active role in fundraising activities.
Plays a leading role in Public awareness programs and PR issues.
The Vice chairman may also be employed full time/or as volunteer by the organization in another capacity.
The position of Vice Chairman of the board is voluntary and non-remunerative.
The Vice chairman must co approve in conjunction with the board of Directors the appointment of the Executive director.