SABDC Board of Directors

Prof Andries Oliphant

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

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)

Isabelle Delvare

SABDC Secretary
Former chair of Professional Editors’ Guild
Alliance of Language and Media Practitioners (LAMP)

Nikki Crowster

SABDC Board Member
President: LIASA
Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA)

Prof Sihawu Ngubane

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

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)

Olinka Nell

General Trade Sector Chairperson

Libraries

Prof Rocky Ralebipi Simela

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

Nikki Crowster

President LIASA
Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA)

Alliance of language and Media Practitioners

Isabelle Delvaré

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