- Cedric Sabelo Gina
- Andrew Nditshe Chirwa
First Vice President
- Christine Olivier
Second Vice President
- Mphumzi Maqungo
- Irvin Jim
- Karl Cloete
Deputy General Secretary
Cedric Sabelo Gina, President
|1993||Started working as an apprentice in Richards Bay at Murray and Roberts.|
|1996||Qualified as a boilermaker in 1996 and started work at BHP Billiton, Richards Bay|
|1997||Elected a shop steward at BHP Billiton, chairperson of shop steward committee, later local secretary of Richards Bay local and then chairperson of the local|
|1998||Elected Regional Finance Committee member in KZN region|
|2004||Elected 2nd Vice President|
He is currently an ordinary member of his ANC branch, Ward 1 in Richards Bay, North Coast Region called Musa Dladla Region.
He is also an interim convenor of the SACP in his district. Gina says he will work tirelessly and collectively to ensure that the resolutions taken in this congress are fully implemented for the benefit of the working class and the poor.
Andrew Nditshe Chirwa, First Vice President
|1980||Date of birth|
|Politically active during high school|
|2001||Elected president of the SRC at the tertiary institution where he was studying|
|2001||September Started working at Ford Motor company|
|2003||Elected a shop steward at Ford|
|2008||Elected deputy chairperson of Hlanganani region|
|2009||Elected chairperson of Hlanganani region|
|March 2012||Re-elected chairperson of Hlanganani region|
|June 2012||Elected First vice president|
He is an active member of his ANC branch in Ward 40 Mamelodi.
Christine Olivier, Second Vice President
|1967||Date of birth|
|1998||Elected to replace a shop steward on maternity leave and has remained a shop steward since then|
|1999||Local Numsa chairperson of Atlantis local|
|2003||Deputy chairperson of the Western Cape region|
|2005||Chairperson of the region|
|2006||Elected Cosatu provincial treasurer|
|2007||Elected as SACP PEC member in the Western Cape|
|2008||Elected Numsa 2nd vice president|
|2012||Re-elected Numsa 2nd vice president|
In the community she is playing a very important role in assisting young ones who are abusing substances eg drugs, alcohol.
Her first priority as second vice president will be to ensure that members are serviced. She believes that Numsa has moved away from its membership base.
Mphumzi Maqungo, National Treasurer
|1975||Date of birth|
|1996||Employed at General Motors (GM), Port Elizabeth|
|1999||Elected a part-time shop steward|
|2004||Became plant secretary at his workplace and a negotiator in the National Bargaining Forum for the auto manufacturing industry|
|2005||Elected member of the regional finance committee|
|2005||Elected regional treasurer, a position he held until March 2012|
|2007||Elected the chairperson of the auto national shop stewards council|
|2010||Appointed acting regional secretary in Eastern Cape until March 2011|
|2012||Elected chairperson of Eastern Cape region, March 2012|
|2012||Elected Numsa national treasurer, June 2012|
Maqungo has also represented Numsa in the GM world company council where representatives of all GM workplaces have met globally since 2005.
Irvin Jim, General Secretary
Previous position – Regional secretary of the Eastern Cape
|1968||Date of birth|
|1991||Employed at Firestone Tyre company|
|1993||Elected as a full-time shop steward|
|2000||Elected regional secretary|
|2008||Elected general secretary|
|2012||Re-elected general secretary|
While at school he was a member of Sansco. He was the one who negotiated a merger between Sansco and Nusa. He was also a Cosas activist.
He has served two terms as the deputy secretary of the SACP (provincially) and is on the tender board of the Eastern Cape socio-economic council.
Karl Cloete, Deputy General Secretary
Born 13 September 1966 on a farm between Klaver and Vredendal near Cape Town. He was baptised in politics by Atlantis Christian Youth Association in 1981. After that he never looked back, his love for the mass movement flourished. Cloete is currently an organizer in the Western Cape region.
|1982-1984||Activist for South African Allied Workers Union (SAAWU) and Clothing Workers Union (CLOWU) in Atlantis during 1982 – 1984. Both unions became affiliates of the UDF.|
|1984||Member of the 1st UDF Steering Committee in Atlantis in 1984.|
|1987||Recruited into the ANC underground in 1987 COSATU Atlantis Local Secretary.|
|1993||Resigned as Councillor when Numsa adopted the position that full-time officials of the union cannot be Councillors. He was a Councillor on the Transitional Council.|
|2002-3||Acting regional secretary|
|2004||Elected regional secretary|
|2008||Elected Deputy General Secretary|
|2012||Re-elected Deputy General Secretary|
He is a board member of the Merseta. He is also SACP Western Cape Provincial Chairperson and ex-officio delegate to the SACP Central Committee. He will ensure that resolutions that were taken in this congress are implemented and all regions should be part of that.