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April 15th, 2005

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Council

SAGA

From the SAGA Constitution: “The Council shall consist of four elected members, the Presidents of Regional Councils (or their properly appointed alternates), and up to three co-opted members.” (until December 2013, it read: “The Council shall consist of six elected members, the Presidents of Regional Councils (or their properly appointed alternates), up to three co-opted members, as well as the Editor of the South African Go Journal if the Council appoints an editor.”)

Click here to see the council’s list of action items.

Current Council

2016/2017

Gordon Wells – President
John Leuner – Treasurer
Chris Welsh – Secretary (and President of Western Cape Regional Council)
Paul Steyn – Membership Secretary
Andrew Davies -Tournament Organiser

Past Councils

2015/2016

Gordon Wells – President
John Leuner – Treasurer
Chris Welsh – Secretary (and President of Western Cape Regional Council)
Paul Steyn – Membership Secretary
Andrew Davies -Tournament Organiser

2014/2015

Andrew Davies (until 2017) – President
John Leuner (until 2016) – Treasurer
Chris Welsh (until 2016) – Secretary (and President of Western Cape Regional Council)
Paul Steyn (until 2015) – Membership Secretary
Francois van Niekerk (Tournament Organiser)
Ben Gale

2013/2014

Chris Welsh (until 2016) – President (and President of Western Cape Regional Council)
John Leuner (until 2016) – Treasurer
Steve Kroon (until 2014) – Secretary
Paul Steyn (until 2015) – Membership Secretary
Francois van Niekerk (Tournament Organiser) [was until 2014; resigned and co-opted back Feb 2014 due to constitution change]
Ben Gale [was until 2015; resigned and co-opted back Feb 2014 due to constitution change]

2012/2013

David Richfield (until 2013) – President
John Leuner (until 2013) – Treasurer
Steve Kroon (until 2014) – Secretary
Paul Steyn (until 2015) – Membership Secretary
Francois van Niekerk (until 2014) (Tournament Organiser)
Ben Gale (until 2015)
Chris Welsh (President of Western Cape Regional Council)*

2011/2012

David Richfield (until 2013) – President
John Leuner (until 2013) – Treasurer
Steve Kroon (until 2014) – Secretary
Paul Steyn (until 2012) – Membership Secretary
Francois van Niekerk (until 2014) (Tournament Organiser)
Lloyd Rubidge (until 2012)
Chris Welsh (President of Western Cape Regional Council)*

2010/2011

David Richfield (until 2013) – President
John Leuner (until 2013) – Treasurer
Steve Kroon (until 2011) – Secretary
Paul Steyn (until 2012) – Membership Secretary
Andrew Davies (until 2011) (Tournament Organiser)
Lloyd Rubidge (until 2012)
Chris Welsh (President of Western Cape Regional Council)*

2009/2010

Chris Welsh (until 2010) – President (and President of Western Cape Regional Council)
Andre Connell (until 2010) – Treasurer
Steve Kroon (until 2011)- Secretary
Ben Gale (until 2010) – Membership Secretary
Andrew Davies (until 2011) (Tournament Organiser)
Lloyd Rubidge (until 2012)

2008/2009

Chris Welsh (until 2010) – President (and President of Western Cape Regional Council)
Andre Connell (until 2009) – Treasurer
Steve Kroon (until 2011)- Secretary
Andries Kruger (until 2009) – Membership Secretary
Andrew Davies (until 2011) (Tournament Organiser)
Ben Gale (until 2010)

2007/2008

Konrad Scheffler (until 2008) – President
Sakkie Buys (until 2008)- Treasurer
Ben Gale (until 2010) – Secretary
Andries Kruger (until 2009) – Membership Secretary
Andre Connell (until 2009) (Tournament Organiser)
Chris Welsh (President of Western Cape Regional Council)

At the 2008 AGM, Sakkie Buys and Konrad Scheffler’s terms of office expired. Chris Welsh, Steve Kroon and Andrew Davies were elected to fill the 3 vacancies.

2006/2007

Konrad Scheffler (until 2008) – President
Sakkie Buys (until 2008)- Treasurer
David Richfield (until 2007) – Secretary
Andries Kruger (until 2009) – Membership Secretary
Julius Paulu (until 2007) (Development Officer)
Andre Connell (until 2009) (Tournament Organiser)
Chris Welsh (President of Western Cape Regional Council)

At the 2007 AGM, David Richfield and Julius Paulu’s terms of office expired. Ben Gale was elected to fill one of the two vacancies, but the last vacancy could not be filled.

2005/2006

Konrad Scheffler (until 2008) – President
Sakkie Buys (until 2008)- Treasurer
David Richfield (until 2007) – Secretary
Reinhardt Messerschmidt (until 2006) – Membership Secretary
Julius Paulu (until 2007)
Andre Connell (until 2006) (co-opted member)
Chris Welsh (President of Western Cape Regional Council)

Victor Chow was initially elected, but resigned from the council in the two weeks following the 2006 South African Open. Andre Connell was co-opted to fulfill his duties.
Chris Welsh joined the Council during the year with the acceptance of the Western Cape Go Council as SAGA’s Western Cape Regional Council.

At the 2006 AGM, Reinhardt Messerschmidt’s term of office expired, as did the term for which Andre Connell was co-opted. Andre Connell and Andries Kruger were elected to fill the 2 vacancies.

2004/2005

In 2004, the portfolio of membership secretary was officially added as an Officebearer.

Paul Edwards – President
Sakkie Buys – Treasurer
Julius Paulu – Membership Secretary
Leander Gaum (co-opted member to replace Andreas Mantzios) – Secretary
Tristen Taylor
Kagiso Mampe

Andreas Mantzios resigned from the council within a few days of the AGM, and Leander Gaum was co-opted to replace him. Kagiso Mampe passed away during the year, and Tristen Taylor resigned during the year. At the 2005 AGM, Paul Edwards resigned, and Sakkie Buys’ and Leander Gaum’s terms of office expired.

2003/2004
Andreas Mantzios – President
Sakkie Buys
Leander Gaum – Secretary
Paul Edwards – Membership Secretary (unofficial)
Tristen Taylor
Kagiso Mampe

At the 2004 AGM, Leander Gaum’s and Paul Edwards’ terms of office expired.

2002/2003
Andreas Mantzios
Sakkie Buys
Leander Gaum
Paul Edwards
Tristen Taylor
Fabio Costa

At the 2003 AGM, Tristen Taylor’s and Fabio Costa’s terms of office expired.

Summer 1997
Sakkie Buys – President
Paul Edwards – Secretary
Hentie Barnard – Treasurer
Tony Clulow
Jose Santiago
Peter Southwood

Notes:
*: Due to an administrative oversight, it was not realized that Chris Welsh was in actuality still a member of the SAGA Council during this period. Thus, he did not take an active part, and documentation does not reflect his membership.

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