Sunday, June 21, 2009

SASFED AGM - Pics & New Board

Dear SASFED Member, Associate Member or Friend,

Minutes and the Chairs report of the AGM are to follow soon, however in the interim we are pleased to confirm the new board and treasure as voted for in terms of the SASFED constitution, at its AGM on the 20th of June 2009. The meeting was held in Johannesburg with a video and audio link to Cape Town where the TPA and WIFTSA representatives joined the meeting.

The following nine SASFED member organisations were at the AGM, nominated and voted:
DFA (Documentary Filmmakers Association), PMA (The Personal Managers’ Association), TPA (The Producers Alliance), SACOD (Southern African Communications for Development), SAGE (South African Guild of Editors), WGSA (Writers Guild of South Africa), WIFTSA (Women in Film and Television), SAGA (South African Guild of Artists) and WOS (Women of the Sun).

The Treasure was re-elected as: Michael Lee
The 2009/2010 board is: Kgomotso Matsunyane, Feizel Mamdoo, Rehad Desai (will not be chair), Thandi Brewer, Stacey Koma, Marc Schwinges, Khalid Shamis, Eve Rantseli & Dan Jawitz.

The board makes a team of 10 people with the treasurer and will meet as soon as possible, tentatively this coming Wednesday to decide on the Chair & Vice Chair positions.

The majority of the meeting was recorded and can be downloaded as an MP3 podcast here. Please note however the file is 37MB in size as the meeting was almost 3 hours long.

Pictures of the AGM in Johannesburg follow. To ensure transparency nominations and voting were done in front of the entire group on a board.