2011 AGM Notice

In accordance with the constitution of the South African Institute of Foundrymen, notification is hereby given of the, the 47th Annual General Meeting will take place on:

Tuesday, 24th May 2011

At Reading Country Club, 40 Fore Street, New Red Ruth, Alberton at 17:30 pm

The Constitution requires that “The Governing Council shall consist of the President, Vice President, one Immediate Past President, Treasurer, and 6 elected Members, with Chairman of Committees being co-opted as required. Past Presidents of the South African Institute of Foundrymen shall be Ex-Officio Members of the Council.”

Election of Council Members for 2011/2012

The Council consists of 10 members (including the Immediate Past President of the Institute), who are to be elected at the Annual General Meeting.

The elected Council will then elect the President, Vice-President, Treasurer and any other office bearers as required.

The present Council is as follows:-

President                                          Luis Dias

Vice-President                                 Enno Krueger

Treasurer                                         Wessel Watt

Immediate Past President                        Bruce Crawford


Council Members (Elected)                      Luis Dias

Enno Krueger

Wessel Watt

Bruce Crawford

Nigel Pardoe

John Davies

Mark Potgieter

Grant Estman

Mpho Mabotja

Nicki Gouws

Pieter van Wyk

Takalani Madzivhandila

Wouter Retief



You are requested to submit additional nominations for members to serve on the Council of the South African Institute of Foundrymen for the next term of office, 2011/2012, on the attached form. In order to thoroughly evaluate all nominations received, we would appreciate receiving this information by no later than Tuesday, 17th May 2011.

This is your Institute so please make use of the opportunity to nominate a member for the Council that would best serve the interests of the industry. Please note that all nominees should be fully paid up members of the Institute.