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Honourable Ms Nonkqubela N. Pieters

Honourable Ms Nonkqubela N. Pieters

MEC Human Settlements - Eastern Cape

EARLY YEARS
Place of Birth: Somerset East, Sarah Baartman Region
Eastern Cape Province
She went to schools in Somerset East
PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
Worked as an Educator at JOHNSON NQONQOZA SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL
for a period of fifteen (15) years (1991 – 2006)
She also worked as a Principal at BOSBERG ADULT CENTRE for a period of two (2) years (1997 – 1999)
ROLE IN THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (ANC)
She has served in various capacities in the ANC structures:
PERIOD STRUCTURE
1991 – 2004 Served as a BEC member of Sophumelela Branch and also as the Treasurer
2004 – 2005 RTT Member of ANCWL
2005 – 2008 Member of ANCWL Provincial Executive Committee
2015 to date ANCWL Provincial Treasurer
2004 – 2018 Member of the ANC Sarah Baartman Regional Executive Committee serving in different portfolios
2018 – to date Regional Treasurer of the ANC Sarah Baartman Region

EDUCATION - TERTIARY

Institution: Cape College of Education
Period: (1988-1990)
Qualification: Senior Teachers Diploma

Institution: University of Port Elizabeth
Period: (1999)
Qualification: Certificate in Maths 1

Institution: Rhodes University
Period: (1998- 1999)
Qualification: Further Diploma in Education

Institution: Rhodes University
Period: (2000- 2001)
Qualification: Honours in Education

Institution: Wits Business School
Period: 2010
Qualification: Certificate programme in Management Development (CPMD – Municipal Finance)

Institution: Wits Business School
Period: 2011
Qualification: Certificate Programme in leadership Development (CPLD)

Institution: University of Fort Hare
Period: (2013- 2015)
Qualification: Masters of Public Administration

GOVERNMENT RESPONSIBILITIES (PROVINCIAL)

INSTITUTION: EC PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT
POSITION: MEC responsible for Human Settlements since 29 May
2019

INSTITUTION: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS
POSITION HELD: Parliamentary Liaison Officer
PERIOD: December 2018 – May 2019

ROLE IN GOVERNANCE (LOCAL GOVERNMENT)

INSTITUTION: SARAH BAARTMAN DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY
POSITION HELD: Council Speaker
PERIOD: 2006 – November 2018

INSTITUTION: SARAH BAARTMAN DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY
POSITION HELD: Council Speaker
PERIOD: 2006 – 2009

 Portfolio Councillor: Health Department (2006-07)
 Portfolio Councillor: Office of the Mayor (2007-2009)
 Portfolio Councillor: Fin & Corporate Services (2009-16)

POLITICAL PROFILE

She served in the following structures that shaped her path since 1984.

PERIOD STRUCTURE
1984 Member of COSAS
1985 Member Somerset East Youth Congress (SEYCO)
1985 – 1990 Executive Member of Somerset East Woman Organization
(SEWO) now known as ANCWL
1988 – 1990
Member of SANSCO now known as SASCO
Responsible for political classes in my residence at Cape
College of Education
1991 – 2006 Member of SADTU and served in the following positions
1991- 1994 Branch Secretary – Somerset East Branch
1994-1999 Gender Desk Convener Somerset East Branch
1999- 2003 Chairperson of SADTU Somerset East Branch
1999-2003 SADTU Western Region
1991 – 1993 Branch Secretary of the SACP Somerset East Branch
1993 -1995 Executive member of the SACP old Eastern Cape Region

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Meet the team that makes this office work.

Ms. M Nohashe

Ms. M Nohashe

Chief of staff

Mandisano@ecdhs.gov.za

082 065 3260

043 711 9644

 

Dr. M Basopu

Dr. M Basopu

Parliamentary Liaison Officer

MikeB@ecdhs.gov.za

071 874 9946

043 711 9679

Mr. M Mazizi

Mr. M Mazizi

Media Liaison Officer

Ms. S Tana

Ms. S Tana

Administrative Secretary

SiphokaziT@ecdhs.gov.za

066 010 4798

043 711 9669

Ms. B Nkonki

Ms. B Nkonki

Community Outreach Officer

BusisiweN@ecdhs.gov.za

Phindokuhle Mbebe

Phindokuhle Mbebe

Personal Assistant

PindokuhleM@ecdhs.gov.za

071 544 0136

043 711 9804

Ms. V Qamba

Ms. V Qamba

Secretary

Ms. S Gogo

Ms. S Gogo

Driver/Messenger

SindiswaG@ecdhs.gov.za

066 010 3289

043 711 9669

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