CTSB board members are selected by the members of the Society and are eligible to serve a three-year term. Our board members contribute skills from diverse professions and provide support and guidance that is central to our growth and success.
Lizelle van Wyk
Lizelle currently holds the position of CEO at CTSB. Prior to her appointment at the Society she headed up various other NGO’s particularly focusing on the disability sector. She is the recipient of numerous awards over the past few years for adding value in various areas.
Kenny van Aardt
Kenny van Aardt is Chairperson of the CTSB. He has worked extensively in the retail sector, both locally and internationally. Kenny holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Certificate in Theory of Accounting and is a Chartered Accountant.
Derick Greeff is the National Treasurer for Blind SA and Braille Services. In 1997 he established a Trust fund for Blind SA of which he is the Chairperson. His involvement with financial affairs led to him establishing the CTSB Trust, which today serves as the investment arm of the CTSB.
Dr Louw Pieterse
THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Our Management Team at CTSB is dedicated to ensuring the ongoing support and upliftment of Blind and Visually Impaired Persons within the Western Cape. Lizelle van Wyk (CEO) forms part of this team.
HOD: Training, Education and Development (TED)
Sandra a previous high school educator and student of the Society is Head of Department for the Training, Education and Development (TED) portfolio.
Elize serves as PA to the CEO at CTSB as well as being the Operational Manager. She holds an NPO Management Programme Certificate and a Facilitators Certificate.
Vanessa is the Financial Manager and is in charge of this portfolio since 2013.
Nicky heads up this department which concentrates on bringing awareness about blind and visually impaired persons to society at large. This department carries the responsibility of strategic planning of the organization’s resource development portfolio, managing its data systems, recruiting and maintaining its donors and sponsors and forming lucrative partnerships.
Production & Sales Manager
Tony manages the Production Department since 2007. He has recently been appointed as the Sales Manager of the CTSB Showroom.
Charlene van Niekerk
Café 45 Manager
Charlene is the manager of the coffee shop at the Society known more commonly as CAFÉ 45.