Dianne Kloka-Speight

Director

Qualifications

  • Diploma in social work
  • Numerous management, leadership and project management training certificates

Board and Committee Positions 

  • 2004 - 2007: Church Council Member, DRC Andrew Murray, Pretoria
  • January 2016: Co-opted on Management Committee of Branch for Associate Members: Public Service Pensioners, Public Servants Association of South Africa
  • September 2016: Elected National Secretary of the Branch for Associate Members: Public Service Pensioners, Public Servants Association of South Africa – Resigned in April 2020

Previous Positions 

  • Director: Office of the Director-General of Home Affairs (9 years)
  • Deputy Director: Office of the Deputy Director-General: Strategic Health Programmes, Department of Health (Two years)
  • Deputy Programme Manager of the National Nutrition and Social Development Programme & Co-ordinator of its sub-programme for farmers and farm workers; National Coordinator of the Primary School Nutrition Programme a 100-day RDP Lead Programme (12 years)
  • Social worker; Senior Social Worker; Chief Social Worker & Regional Representative: Social Work (10 years)
  • Clerk & cashier: Banking sector (5 years).

Professional membership 

  • Freelancer at UPWORK: Expert public sector management Expert language and grammar work.

Other activities 

  • June 2015: Volunteer at Flower Foundation, Groenkloof Complex, Pretoria
  • Hobbies: Reading, gardening, listening to music and puzzle building
  • Volunteer indexer for FamilySearch, a non-profit family history organisation
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