CIRCULAR: 121/19


TO:                  The Provincial/ District Chairman

The Provincial/ District Offices for onward distribution to clubs

Lifesaving Eastern Cape Club Chairman and Secretaries

Saint Andrews Club Executive


CC:                  The President, Vice President and Members of the Management Board, Directors

                        ILS Sport Commission Secretary – Jelle Meintsma, General Manager and LSA Staff


Date:                22nd August 2019


Subject:           Disaster Management Champion



Lifesaving South Africa is hereby requesting each District to nominate one person to be the “Disaster Management Champion” in their District.


The Disaster Management Champion will be required to:

  • Engage with District municipalities on drowning Prevention (DP) matters
  • Support DP initiatives in the District
  • Engage with Disaster Management stakeholders in the District
  • Identify drowning hotspots within the District
  • Work closely with the Lifesaving District Development Officer’s to establish where Lifesaving Clubs are needed the most
  • Liaise with Lifesaving SA Head Office of DP related matters in the District


Districts are to submit their nominations to by Monday, 2nd September 2019.


Yours in Voluntary Lifesaving

(No Signature – Electronic Document)

Mzi Mayedwa

Director : Drowning Prevention


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