Gaongalelwe Makhetha

Chapter Chairperson: Free State

Chapter Location: Bloemfontein

Contact details


Cell:082 821 6775

Gaongalelwe Bendish Makhetha has 16yrs work experience in Wellness field and serves as an Employee Wellness Practitioner at Mangaung Metro Municipality. He is married to Mmalibuseng Makhetha (childhood Sweetheart) and blessed with three beautiful girls.

He is a graduate with BA Hons (Psychology), National Diploma and B.Tech (Human Resources Management and Certificate in Management Development.

Many of his peers describe him as grounded and God fearing person; sociable and altruistic. He is personally well organized, professional, diligent and someone who can be entrusted with any kind of responsibility.

Strategic Goals:

1. To ensure organisation sustainability
2. To establish EAPA – SA / FS Chapter as an authority in the workplace arena
3. Ensure that EAPA SA  / FS Chapter’s systems and processes are ethical, transparent and accountable to its stakeholders
4. To develop an effective Stakeholder Management processes

Chapter Goals:

1. Establish a sub-chapter at Lejweleputswa District
2. Organize EAP short & advanced course for our members
3. Release chapter newsletters quarterly
4. Retain our status as Chapter of the Year
5. Chapter activities to be CPD accredited
6. Engage in community outreach activities



  • EAPA – FS Chapter is innovative in ensuring excellence in Employee Assistance Programmes in South Africa


  • EAPA-FS / FS Chapter ensures the highest professional standards and ethics and continued development of the employee assistance professionals, practitioners and service providers in the delivery of EA programmes

Gaongalelwe Makhetha Chapter Chairperson 0828216775
Nthabiseng Mosoeu – Kopa Immediate Past Chairperson 0792254095
Nthabiseng Mosoeu – Kopa Finance 0792254095
Nthabiseng Mosoeu – Kopa Corporate Governance 0792254095
Pakiso Makatla Conference & Event Management 0736096570
Mathapelo Letsholo Education 0832828121
Baesi Mohlaloka Membership and Chapter Development 0826702458
Coceka Ntlokwana Marketing, Stakeholder Relations and Sponsorships 0823666997
Nthabiseng Motaung Secretariat 0792254095
Jeffrey Mapanyane Additional Member 0838964537



• Statutory Status: building the foundation in 2018

• Financial stability – driving organisational stability & sustainability.

EAPA-SA Free State Chapter Dates for 2020

The following dates have been scheduled for the EAPA-SA Free State Chapter Events for 2020:

Date Venue Topic/Theme
11.02.2020 Gabriel Dichabe Building- 4th Floor Boardroom EXCO Meeting
20-21.02.2020 University of Free State Health and Wellness Expo
21.02.2020 Pretoria Board Meeting
06.03.2020 TBA (Bloemfontein) Stakeholder Engagement Breakfast
19.03.2020 TBA (Bloemfontein) Developmental and Members General Meeting
06.04.2020 Thabo Mofutsanyane District District Visit and Launch
22.04.2020 Lejweleputswa District District Visit and Launch
29.04.2020 Gabriel Dichabe Building- 4th Floor Boardroom EXCO Meeting
08.05.2020 Pretoria Board Meeting
22-23.05.2020 Tempe EAPA-FS Intersectoral Games
16.06.2020 Naval Hill (Bloemfontein) Fun Walk/Run
25.06.2020 TBA (Bloemfontein) Developmental and Members General Meeting
31.07.2020 Gabriel Dichabe Building- 4th Floor Boardroom EXCO Meeting
04.08.2020 Bram Fischer Building (Bloemfontein) Developmental and Members General Meeting
15-18.09.2020 Sun City EAPA-SA NATIONAL Conference
30.09.2020 Bram Fischer Building (Bloemfontein) Post Conference Mini Conference
15.10.2020 Windmill Casino (Bloemfontein) Gala Dinner and Chapter Awards
03.11.2020 Gabriel Dichabe Building- 4th Floor Boardroom EXCO Meeting
06.11.2020 Pretoria Board Meeting
13.11.2020 Bram Fischer Building (Bloemfontein) AGM & Closing
26.11.2020 Botanical Gardens (Bloemfontein) Team Building and Chapter Year End Celebrations

Please diarise these dates.

Best regards,

Gaongalewe Makhetha
EAPA Free State Chapter
Chapter Chairperson
082 821 6775


  1. 2nd Annual EAPA FS Fun Walk, Fun Run, and Outdoor Mass Aerobics – 16/06/2016
  2. Colloquium/Mini Conference – 11/08/2016
  3. Financial Wellness Fair – 30/08/2016
  4. Family Day – 24/09/2016
  5. Gala & Awards Evening – 09/12/2016
  • Won Chapter of the Year Award – 2015 Conference
  • Organized our First Ever Fun Run & Mass Aerobic Project – 16 June 2016
  • Hosted our First Ever Gala Evening & Awards Ceremony – 10 Dec 2015