Call for Nominations to serve on the SALB Board 2022
NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES TO SERVE ON THE COUNCIL OF THE SOUTH
AFRICAN LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND
The South African Library for the Blind (SALB) is a Schedule 3A public entity and established in
terms of the South African Library for the Blind Act (Act 91 of 1998) to provide national library
and information service to the blind and print-handicapped readers in South Africa. The Minister
of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa hereby calls for nominations for suitable
candidates to serve as Board Members of the South African Library for the Blind in accordance
to Section 6(1) of SALB Act.
Nominated candidates should possess a broad understanding and experience in strategic;
managerial; financial expertise; legal; marketing and liaison; education and research; corporate
governance, as well as special skills or experience in matters affecting the blind and printhandicapped readers and willingness to render community service. The remuneration of the
appointed nominees is in line with the remuneration scheme of the National Treasury guidelines.
Anyone wishing to nominate persons to serve as members of Council of the aforementioned
Institution should submit the following:
a) A letter containing full names, address and telephone numbers of the nominee, giving
reasons for nomination;
b) Recently updated Curriculum Vitae of the nominee, including three contactable
c) A brief statement signed by the nominee accepting the nomination and explaining his/her
suitability for appointment.
d) Certified copies of qualifications and ID document.
No nomination will be considered unless all of the above are included. Correspondence will only
be entered into with shortlisted candidates. Should you not be contacted within 3 months from
the closing date, consider your nomination unsuccessful. Suitability and background checks will
be conducted prior to the appointment of recommended candidates.
Nominations are to reach the Director-General of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture by
25 June 2022.
Nominations are to be submitted by e-mail to [email protected]
Telephonic enquiries: Ms Lydia Maphoroma 066 139 3441
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