SABDC Board of Directors

Jane Molony

SABDC Chairperson
Executive Director: PAMSA
Paper Manufacturer’s Association of South Africa (PAMSA)

Mpuka Radinku

SABDC Deputy Chair
Executive Director: PASA
Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA)

Francois Hendrikz

SABDC Treasurer
Director, Blindlib
SA Library for the Blind (BLINDLIB)

Prof Andries Oliphant

SABDC Secretary Academic Author, Linguist, Policy Advisor
South African Writers’ Association (SAWA)

Elitha van der Sandt

SABDC Chief Executive Officer
South African Book Development (SABDC)
Secretariat

Council Members

Authors

Sihawu Ngubane

Author, Journalist, Literary Agent
Academic and Non-Fiction Authors’ Association of South Africa (ANFASA)

Publishers

Isaac Shabangu

Managing Director, Lingua Franca Publishers
African Publisher’s Association (APA)

Booksellers

Guru Redhi

President SABA
MD Redhi Books
South African Booksellers’ Association (SABA)

Riaz Hassim

(Alternate JHB)
South African Booksellers Association (SABA)

Richard Hargraves

(Alternate Cpt)
South African Booksellers Association (SABA)

Libraries

Prof Rocky Ralebipi Simela

National Library of South Africa (NLSA),
National Council for Library and Information Services (NCLIS)

Nikki Crowster

President-Elect, LIASA
Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA)

Alliance of language and Media Practitioners

Lia Labuschagne

Board member: SA Science Journalists’ Association
Alliance of Language and Media Practitioners (LAMP)

Isabelle Devaré

Chair, Professional Editors’ Guild
Alliance of Language and Media Practitioners (LAMP)

Observers: Government

Glen Ujebe Masokoane

Director Cultural Development
Department of Arts and Culture (DAC)

Mhlanganisi Masoga

Director: Creative Industries, DTI
Small Business Development

Vuyisile Mshudulu

Deputy Director: Creative Industries, DTI
Small Business Development