Gaongalelwe Makhetha

Chapter Chairperson: Free State

Chapter Location: Bloemfontein

Contact details


Cell: 0828216775

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.

Join EAPAFS on 23 February 2018 to celebrate 10 years of serving its members with excellence at a “Night Out With The Stars


EXCO Strategic Planning Session Planning 13 Jan 2018 Jimmy Lenong BFN/Welkom
Confirmation of Renewed Membership for 2018 In Progress 19 Jan 2018 Baesi Administrative
Board Meeting Approved 16-17 Feb 2018 Nthaby Jnr, Pakiso, Coceka, Jimmy BFN – Night with the Stars
Opening Event & Stakeholder Engagement Session Approved 23 Feb 2018 Jimmy Lenong BFN/Welkom
Speedo Cancer awareness event in support of CANSA Planning 16-Mar-18 Baesi BFN
Workshop & General Meeting Planning 26 April 2018 Welkom Team Welkom
Workshop & General Meeting Planning 2018-03- 23 BFN Team BFN
Interdepartmental Pre-retirement Indaba Pending Approval 13 Apr 2018 Nthabi Snr & Palesa BFN
Board Meeting Approved 18-19 May 2017 Jimmy Lenong PTA
Morning Workshop – Drugs of Abuse Planning 06/06/2018 Mathapelo & Jimmy BFN
Annual Fun Walk/Run/Hiking/Mass Aerobics Fundraising Event Pending Review June 16/09 Aug Coceka / Pakiso / Makhetha BFN
CPD training on Substance Abuse – Elim Cilnic Approved 6/26/2018 Jimmy Lenong BFN
Fundraising Sports Day Planning 2/Jul/2018 JiMakhetha Grootvlei BFN
Elective AGM/Work Session Planning 17/Aug/18 Jimmy & Nthabi Jn BFN
Mini Conference Pending Approval 31 Aug 2018 Baesi / Mathapelo / Pakiso BFN
Celebratory Inauguration of New Committee Pending Approval 7 Sep 2018 Maketha & Jimmy BFN
National Conference Approved 18-21 Sep 2018 Jimmy Lenong Port Elizabeth
20 year History Launch of the the EAPASA Existence Planning 10/26/18 Lenong & Makhetha BFN
Board Strat Session Approved 16-17 Nov 2018 Jimmy Lenong & Makhetha PTA
Year End Function Planning 7 Dec 2018 Nthabi Snr & Palesa BFN/Welkom



  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