People at the CRLS

Sharron Marco-Thyse (Director)

Sharron started working at World Vision as an adult educator in 1987. She has more than 10 years of senior management experience based in the NGO sector, and has been instrumental in developing appropriate administrative systems that facilitate the implementation of organizational plans. She is a gender specialist; change management facilitator; strategist and rural development practitioner;

Mzukisi Mooi (Operations Manager)

Mzukisi is an Adult Education, Training and Development Practitioner. He was formerly employed in the Justice and Social Ministries Department of the Southern Cape Council of Churches. He was also an IMMSA training and mediation panelist. He has been at the CRLS since 1994, involved in operational management and has been instrumental in developing the training material and methodologies of the CRLS education and training projects

Azeza Govind (Financial Manager)

Azeza joined the Centre in 2003, having previously worked at the Quaker Peace Centre. She has many years’ experience in handling the financial affairs of NGOs. Azeza has been instrumental in setting up and developing financial management systems that facilitate timely reporting to management, project leaders and funders and the tracking of individual grants.

Sandile Dolweni (Law Clinic Co-ordinator)

Sandile joined the Centre in July 2009. He previously worked for the Legal Resources Centre as a candidate attorney. He studied law at UWC.

Julius Manciya (Senior Paralegal)

Julius has been working for the Centre since June 2008. He grew up and attended school in Aliwal North, then worked for the Aliwal North Advice Office.

Ursula Cicilie (Personal Assistant to the Director)

Ursula is responsible for reception and administrative backup.

Ziska Johnson, (Information Officer)

Ziska is a contract worker at the CRLS and maintains the resource centre. Ziska is largely responsible for the fact that the CRLS has one of the best-resourced libraries on rural development in the Western Cape, with specific reference to farmworkers.

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