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SASS COMMITTEE
President Honorary Treasurer & Membership Honorary Secretary
Jacques du Plessis
Dr Jacques du Plessis
Neurosurgeon
Pretoria
Schalk Burger
Dr Schalk Burger
Neurosurgeon
Roodepoort

Dr Ian Zondagh

Orthopedic Surgeon
Lyttleton
Academic Coordinator President Elect  
Ian Vlok
Prof Ian Vlok
Neurosurgeon
Tygerberg
Ettienne Coetzee
Dr Ettienne Coetzee
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Pretoria
 
President
Dr Jacques du Plessis
Neurosurgeon Pretoria
Past President
Honorary Secretary
Dr Ian Zondagh Orthopedic Surgeon Lyttleton
Honorary Treasurer & Membership
Dr Schalk Burger Neurosurgeon Roodepoort
Academic Coordinator
Prof Ian Vlok Neurosurgeon

Tygerberg

President Elect
Dr Ettienne Coetzee Orthopaedic Surgeon

Pretoria

COMMITEE SECTIONS
Executive Committee (EXCO)

a) The day to day governance of this Society shall be vested in its EXCO who shall manage in accordance with the purposes, principles and other requirements of the Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation.

b) Number and Qualifications -
The EXCO shall consist of 5 voting members, the five Elected Officers;

1. President
2. Past President or President Elect
3. Secretary
4. Treasurer
5. Membership Secretary

The President of the Society, serving as the Chairman of the Society, shall set the agenda for, preside at and supervise the presentation of and voting for all motions and actions of both the AGM and Executive Committee Meetings.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Committee

Shall comprise at least 4 members who may make proposals for and, on approval by the EXCO, plan for SASS designated instructional courses.

Will be responsible for interpreting needs assessment and development of needed courses to increase the capabilities of spine professionals through the use of educational courses.

This committee will review all other requests for course support and will oversee faculty selection and educational forums; will recommend symposiums for the annual meeting; and will have oversight responsibility for domestic educational courses to ensure ACCME guidelines are followed.

This committee will also have primary responsibility for examination of all proposals for collaboration on educational efforts among and between different educational entities both domestic and international. It will review proposals and make recommendations to the EXCO for consideration.This group will have primary responsibility for liaison with other entities and will provide oversight of these conferences to help ensure ACCME guidelines are followed.

 
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