National Executive Committee






Dr Saloschini Pillay






Dr Saloschini Pillay practices in the field of Clinical Social Work. She has an Honors degree in Social Work, Masters in Medical Science [Social Work] and a Doctorate in Public Administration and Business Management. She has gained extensive experience in the higher education sector, since 1995, as the Director of Student Support Services, focusing on Counselling, Careers, Disability, HIV/AIDS and Academic Development, at the former University of Durban-Westville and the University of KwaZulu-Natal and since 2012, as the Manager: Student Support Services in the College of Health Sciences. 

 She is the past President of the Southern African Association for Counselling and Development in Higher Education [SAACDHE] and currently serves on its national executive committee. As part of the executive management team she served on the task team that developed the “SAACDHE Guidelines for Structuring and Developing Counselling and Development services in Higher Education Southern Africa’ and “Professional Ethics for Student Counsellors in Higher Education. 

 She was actively involved in the task team initiated by the Department of Higher Education and Training that led to the establishing of the Southern African Federation for Student Affairs and Services [SAFSAS]. She served as the Conference Chair of the SAFSAS inaugural conference, in August 2014 and has been elected as the President of SAFSAS.

Dr Sibusiso Chalufu

Deputy President




Mr Doc Nahssengo

Treasurer DUT ACUHO-I-SAC 031-3732495/2185


Ms Nobuntu Rabaza

Deputy Secretary General




Secretary General       


Nonkululeko Mkhize

Executive Member UKZN FAPSA


Matome Jack Mashiapata

Executive Member UNISA SAACDHE


Dr Birgit Schreiber


Executive Member




 Dr Schreiber (PhD) is currently the director of the Centre for Student Support Services at the University of the Western Cape where she has grown the scope and impact of support and development to benefit students and the institution. She has worked within Student Affairs, with focus on development and support for the past 19 years at various higher education institutions and has gathered experienced here and abroad. She has published in national and international journals on student support and development, published chapters, has presented research papers and key notes at local and international conferences and has provided lectures at University California, Berkley, University of Leuven, Oslo University and University of New York. She was a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, where she was involved in their Student Affairs department. She has been involved in various quality assurance panels of reviewing Student Affairs at South African Universities, has taken part in the national review of the South African Student Engagement tool and has been a member and on the National Executive of various national professional organisations. She is on the editorial executive of the Journal for Student Affairs in Africa and is a member of the board of the International Association for Student Affairs and Services for the African region. Recently she joined the Global Summit on Student Affairs in Rome as invited guest.


Mr Quintin Koetaan

Executive Member UFS ACUHO-I-SAC


Ms Marcia Lyner-Cleophas

Executive Member





Yvonne Matimba

Executive Member SAACHS


Philani Patrick Hlatshwayo

Executive Member TUT NASDEV
 Alai Wing  Executive Member   FAPSA