WPA Board


Mr Jakes Jacobs
Vice President
Achmat Jacobs
1st Additional Member
André Rix
Chairperson of Road Running
Malikah Meyer
Chairperson of Track and Field
 Sharief Jeffries
Chairperson of Cross Country
Russel Mehl
Second Additional Member
Norma Nonkonyana



Roles and Responsibilities of the WPA Board

The WPA Board represents the interests of Western Province Athletics and is entrusted to ensure Western Province Athletics is soundly managed. In collaboration with, and subject to its General Council, it determines the strategy of WPA, approves long and short term plans and budgets, and monitors activity and financial outcomes. It also oversees the controls over financial and legal probity, health and safety, and the proper treatment of employees.

The WPA Board strives to uphold the following values in administering athletics within the Western Province namely; Leadership, Respect, Integrity, Inclusion, Fairness, Excellence, Accountability, Transparency and Commitment.

The WPA Board remains conscious of their responsibility to lead the sport from grassroots through to elite level. The WPA Board is elected for a two year term.

Please refer to Clause 14 of the WPA Constitution for more info.