Our Board

GFSA’s Board is made up of seven committed and active members:

 

Yolande Baker

Chairperson

Executive Director, Child Safe

Felicity Harrison

Vice-Chair

Head of Sustained Dialogues Programme, Institute for Justice and Reconciliation

Angelica Pino

Treasurer

Grants Manager and Capacity Strengtening Specialist, Sexual Violence Research Initiative

Malose Langa

Board Member

Professor and registered psychologist and lecturer at the School of Community and Human Development, University of Witwatersrand

Palesa Madi

Board Member

Attorney and Acting Deputy Director of Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of Witwatersrand

Sithombo Maqungo

Board Member

Professor and Head of the Orthopaedic Trauma Service, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town

Richard Matzopoulos

Board Member

Chief Specialist Scientist and Co-Director of the South African Medical Research Council’s Burden of Disease Research Unit and Honorary Professor, Public Health Medicine Division, University of Cape Town

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The latest national crime statistics show that murder rates have again increased with almost half of all murders for which the weapon is known being from gunshots: 45% of murders were

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Supreme Court of Appeal: Gun Free SA welcomes the hard hitting judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal that overturns an urgent interim interdict issued by Judge Bill Prinsloo in the Pretoria

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Gun Free SA welcomes the destruction of over 30,000 illegal firearms by the police on the eve of International Small Arms Destruction Day. Every day we hear about the destruction ...

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