Human Resources
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Institutional Committee for Staff Health and Wellbeing is mand​​​ated by the Rectorate and reports to it at least twice a year on all wellbeing matters. One of the functions of the committee is to advocate for and advance​ the health and wellbeing mandate of the university and the implementation thereof, as supported by Vision 2040 and the Strategic Framework 2019-2024. 

Read more on the terms of reference her​e​.

Committee Members​

Person  Designation/Department Email Address

​Prof Nico Koopman


Chair & Deputy Vice Chancelor: Social Impact, Transformation and Personnel (ex officio) as chairperson
Dr Pierre Viviers Vice-Chair & Senior Director: Staff Health & Wellbeing
​Ms Miriam Hoosain
​Chief Director: Human Resources
Ms Valdene Southon
Committee Coordinator / Secretariat
​Ms Joanne Williams
​Project Coordinator: RC: Social Impact, Transformation & Personnel
Ms Shibu MamaboloHead: Wellbeing Office
Ms Nicolette van den EijkelChief Director: Facilities Management
Ms Anne Havemann-Serfontein
RC: Registrar's Division
Project Manager ISFAP
Ms Maryke Hunter-Husselman RC: Research & Innovation
Director: Research Information and strategy
Mr Charl Davids RC: Learning & Teaching
Director: Centre for student counseling and development
Dr Alten du Plessis

RC: Strategy & Internationalisation
Deputy Director: tracking and development
Prof Catherine du ToitFaculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Dr JA FeldmanFaculty of Education
Marna LourensFaculty of Law
Marieke BrandFaculty of Theology
Mr M TshokotshaFaculty of Military Sciences
Ms S Crumpton
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
MJ FreeboroughFaculty of AgriSciences
Ms N WhiteFaculty of Engineering
​Ms Ilse de Kock
​Faculty of Science
Prof G GorgensFaculty of Economic & Management Sciences
Saartjie Botha
Director: Woordfees
​Dr Craig Thompson
​Campus Health Service
​Mr Sean Surmon
​Maties Sport
​Mr Jaco Greeff Brink
​Head: Equality Unit

HWB Member PAs 

Michelle Jooste​​
(Prof Koopman)
Venessa Williams Hoosain)
L Matthee​​(N van den Eijkel)