Chapter Chairperson: Ikhala (East London)
Chapter Location: Eastern Cape, East London
Cell: 071 607 7360
Matlale Masemola-Thelejane (Ntebaleng) is an Employee Wellness Programme Manager at the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) in the Eastern Cape Provincial capital, Bhisho. Matlale was awarded a Master’s Degree in EAP at the University of Pretoria (2004) after completing a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Limpopo (1998). Tending her unwavering desire to support employee health and wellbeing, Matlale has already committed to the profession and the work of the EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) for over a decade.
Before moving to Bhisho (2012), Matlale worked as a social worker in various Departments across the country. After working as a Social worker for the, then Secunda Town Council (1999), she moved to Bethlehem in the Free State Province to take up a position with the Department of Social Development (2000). Her focus on EAP services deepened when she joined the South African Police Service (SAPS) Department in Ermelo (2002).
Over the years, Matlale has continued to show commitment to the Wellness Profession beyond her formal positions while serving on various committees of the Employee Assistance Professional Association of South Africa (EAPASA). While at the Department of Public Works, she was a member of the Jacaranda Chapter (2006). She later joined the Ikhala Chapter(2013 – 2014) as a volunteer where she was elected onto the committee with the portfolio of Marketing and Stakeholder Management (2015). She has also served briefly as Chairperson of the Committee (March-August 2017). She was elected onto the portfolio of a chapter chairperson for Ikhala Chapter in July 2018
Matlale has a passion for South African youth and continuously seeks opportunities to contribute to the development of the EAP as an effective, attractive and inclusive field in the Wellness profession.
- To develop an effective Stakeholder Management process in order to meet the objectives of the Chapter.
- To ensure Organisational Sustainability
- Promote and Strengthen Mentorship programme
- Increased Membership and improved membership benefits
- To ensure financial accountability
|B Cain-Novevefirstname.lastname@example.org||072 351 4882|
|N Masemola||Matlale.email@example.com||071 607 7360|
|N Mtetweni||Ntobeko.Mtetweni@echealth.gov.za||083 378 0406|
|Zola Mxalisa||Zola.Mxalisa@echealth.gov.za||083 378 0208|
|Prema Naidoo||Ikhalachapter@gmail.com||083 799 5878|
|Sivu Rexe||Sivu.Rexe@gmail.com||072 083 6271|
|MEETING AND EVENTS||DATE||COST PER PERSON|
|Stakeholder Engagement Breakfast||8 Mar 2018||n/a|
|Developing Personal and Professional Brand||16 Mar 2018||R120|
|CSI Project Visit||18 April 2018||n/a|
|Benchmarking Session: Best Practises in EWP||18 May 2018||R180|
|Launch of Satellite Chapter||21 June 2018||R120|
|Mini Conference AGM & Gala Dinner||26-27 July 2018||R1500|
|Satellite Chapter Session||18 October 2018||R120|
|Self-Care Session||23 November 2018||R120|
- Annual Seminar on 28 July 2016