Matlale Masemola-Thelejane

Matlale Masemola-Thelejane

Chapter Chairperson: Ikhala (East London)

Chapter Location: Eastern Cape, East London

Contact details


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.

  1. To develop an effective Stakeholder Management process in order to meet the objectives of the Chapter.
  2. To ensure Organisational Sustainability
  3. Promote and Strengthen Mentorship programme
  4. Increased Membership and improved membership benefits
  5. To ensure financial accountability
B Cain-Noveve 072 351 4882
N Masemola 071 607 7360
N Mtetweni 083 378 0406
Zola Mxalisa 083 378 0208
Prema Naidoo 083 799 5878
Sivu Rexe 072 083 6271
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
  1. Annual Seminar on 28 July 2016