Safe Sport Africa has applied for registeration in South Africa with the Department of Social Development as a Non Profit Organisation (Reference No: APP-18/278992).  Its founding documents (constitution) allows for the Board of Directors to be the members of the organisation. The Board of Directors can be a minimum of three and a maximum of seven persons.

FOUNDING DIRECTORS









Norman Brook MBE

Norman is a former Olympic Coach, Chief Executive of a National Sports Federation, and Southern Africa Director for a Non Governmental Organisation. He has been actively involved in safeguarding in sport since the 1990s delivering child protection in sport training, developing policy and practice for sports organisations and in case management.  He is a member of the International Safeguarding Children in Sport Working Group and has promoted the safeguarding of children in sport in a range of publications authored for use in the Sport for Peace and Development sector. Norman is currently working as a consultant and is delivering safeguarding training to international, national and local sports organisations.

Sarah L Mundy

Sarah is Global Category Marketing Manager CPS at the Asics Corporation, a Japanese multinational corporation which produces footwear and sports equipment designed for a wide range of sports. She previously held positions as Marketing Manager in South Africa with Asics, South African Rugby Union and Canterbury International. Sarah is passionate about sports and has been intricately involved in the industry for over 19 years having worked with team sports, individual athletes, and the sports goods sector. She believes that sport provides a platform to drive social change. Sarah brings her expertise in marketing to the Safe Sport Africa Board.

Sanmarie Schlebusch

Sanmarie is currently pursuing a Global Master’s degree in Sport for Development. Prior to this she was a Manager with the South African Schools Netball  for the UNICEF  “Patalla Pele” Netball Development programme. The programme helped develop sporting and life skills in marginalised female youth through the sport of netball.  Sanmarie also recently interned with the International Netball Federation supporting the delivery of the INF Congress and Youth World Cup in Gaborone, Botswana. She has a Masters degree in City/Urban, Community and Regional planning and a keen interest in design for sustainable community development.

James George Nange Otieno

James George Nange Otieno is a training and social development practitioner from Kenya. A consultant to the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF) Safe Sport programme in Africa. George was previously the Head of the Kicking Aids Out Network Secretariat in Cape Town, South Africa.  He previously working with the Mathare Youth Sports Association as the AIDS Awareness and Prevention Project Officer before being seconded to Botswana to establish the South East District Empowerment League under the South East District Council of Botswana.  George studied at UNISA the University in South Africa.

Tikiwiza Silubonde

Tikwiza is passionate about promoting and protecting the integrity of sport, and
using sport as a tool for development. She has previously worked for the
Commonwealth Secretariat, supporting Commonwealth governments to
strengthen policy frameworks aimed at maximizing the contribution of sport to
sustainable development. In this role, she led on supporting the Botswana
Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Cultural Development with capacity
building and raising awareness on gender equality in sport. Tikwiza has been involved in sports as coach, administrator, student athlete, and community programme volunteer. She is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, and holds a Master’s degree in Global Studies, focused on Global Governance, Globalisation and Cultural Change.

 

 

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