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PAFSA is your profession's home. We are here to serve your profession's best interests and to ensure that you are kept updated, motivated and informed.

Your status as a professional will be enhanced the minute you are a member of an association such as PAFSA.

We are in the 21st century! The world has changed drastically... your profession just as much.

  • You need a professional home that communicates with you through various platforms.
    PAFSA does!
  • You need  an association that respects you as a professional.
    PAFSA does!
  • You need to be a member of a professional representative body that understands your profession.
    PAFSA does!


(elections for new members valid for 2024 plus to take place soon)

Strat and Rhap committee new

Strategy & Rhapsody Committee

Top Row: Alice van der Westhuizen, Ashreen Manilal, Chulumanco Dantile, Mastoora Ramiah
Bottom Row: Memory Mugova, Ragni Chethram, Sonia Salgado, Tanya de Ponte

2020 PAOTY Tribe

PAOTY Tribe 2020

PA of the Year 2020: Julie Ivason

Top Row :Charlene Cannell, Janine Bester
Joani November
Bottom Row: Jonell Fourie, Simone Langman

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AOE M7s Committee

Chairperson: Feroza Sader

Top Row: Chipo Moyo, Sonja Bohlander, Marlene Strydom
Bottom Row: Teresa Wessels, Jacqui Brodie, Lizelle Gilliland


Royal Club

Top Row: Sharon Künnemann (PAOTY 2018), Heidi Stiger (PAOTY 2017), Carine Daniels (PAOTY 2016), Chelene Venter (PAOTY 2015)

Bottom Row: Lizzie Mudzinga  (PAOTY 2014), Lynn Kruger (PAOTY 2009), Ansunette Fick (PAOTY 2008)

YPAs Committee

YPAs Committee

Top Row: Nerine Ungerer, Rachel Hugo, Diana Morais
Bottom Row: Mamosa Masuku, Sameera Yusuf,
Shae Strauss

Rene Potgieter

Rene Potgieter

Chairperson of the
PA of the Year Judging Committee

Rene Potgieter has contributed to the enhancement of the secretarial profession spanning a period of 30 years.

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Ana-Maria Valente



Head of strategy and content

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Ornella Trinco



Head of admin and operations

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Yolande Otto

Social Club Partner

CEO Mjunxtion Venue Marketing

Venue liaison and edu-tainment

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