Nominate your Scout Group Rep on the Scout Board

As you are aware, the Constitution of SCOUTS South Africa stipulates that registered Scout Groups that have signed a SPA can elect two people onto the Scout Board. Prof Brian Figaji’s term is coming to an end on the Scout Board and one vacancy exists.

Nomination criteria to serve on the governing Board of SCOUTS South Africa

The Constitution of SCOUTS South Africa sets out the role and eligibility criteria for members of the Governing Board in article V sections 1 & 3.

In addition to these stipulations the Board requires that the persons nominated must meet the following criteria:

  • Be respected and recognised senior professionals in their respective fields.
  • Have experience at a senior level in any one or more of the following fields: Business, Information Technology, Law, Accounting, HR Management, Education or any senior leadership role.
  • Be prepared to actively participate in raising the financial resources required to ensure the adequate administration of the organisation.
  • Be willing to commit the time required to attend all the meetings and to perform all functions that this senior position requires.
  • Be prepared to undergo an orientation programme.
  • Accept to be a public advocate for the organisation.

elect a group rep on the scout boardElection process is as followed:


  • Call for nominations. The SSA Scout Group Nomination form can be found HERE.
  • Nominations close 8 December 2019 23:59. Send your nominations to Subject: ”SG Scout Board”
  • All registered Scout Groups that have signed a SPA by 30 November 2019 23:59 are eligible to nominate.


  • List of nominations will be emailed on 11 December 2019 to all registered Scout Groups.
  • Postal/email votes close 26 January 2020 23:59. Send your votes to Subject: ”SG Scout Board”
  • All registered Scout Groups with signed SPAs by 10 December 2019 23:59 are eligible to vote.

Yours sincerely,

Milly Siebrits
Chief Executive Officer
SCOUTS South Africa