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TRUSTEES

The group of University friends who established the Scholarships in 1984 included Kerry Capstick- Dale (former Rag Chair), Dr Charles Webb (former Residence Committee), Janine van Stolk (Rag Exec) and Nassos Martalas (former SRC Vice President). They were joined by Chris Downie who as a bank manager at the student branch of Standard Bank had formed a close friendship with students involved in student government.

They were later joined by past winner Claire Rockliffe-Fiddler and Gareth Ackerman (former Rag Chair and SRC Exec). On Kerry's death Tamra Capstick-Dale joined the group of Trustees.

The Trustees administer all aspects of the Scholarships which include fund-raising and the relationship with UCT.

It has always been a policy of the Trustees that the Selection Panel should be independent of the Trustees and act autonomously in selecting the winners.

The Trustees are:

Nassos Martalas (Chairman)
Gareth Ackerman
Tamra Capstick-Dale
Chris Downie

SELECTION PANEL

The Panel for 2017 is:

Timothy Harris (Chairman and previous winner)
Tony Weaver (former SRC President)
Edwina Brooks (UCT representative)
Mike Morris (representing private donors)
Stephanie Venter (representing previous winners)
Warren Conrad (friend of Kerry Capstick-Dale)
Garreth Bloor (representing previous winners)
Mandy Ackerman
Tracy Hampton (friend of Kerry Capstick-Dale)
Wendy Hartshorne (friend of Kerry Capstick-Dale)
Professor Peter Collins (former politics lecturer at UCT)
Chanda Chungu (representing previous winners)

Past Chairmen have included:

Alderman Frank van der Velde
Alderman Clive Keegan
Sir Richard Luyt
John Arenhold (former Rhodes Scholar and selector)
Gareth Ackerman
Nassos Martalas
Professor Peter Collins
Dr Vincent Maphai