Mandate & Structure

Objective, Mission, Vision and Core Values

The objective of the council is to regulate the occupations of fresh produce, export and livestock agents and to maintain and enhance the status and dignity of those occupations and the integrity of persons practicing those occupations, according to section 9, Agricultural Produce Agents Act, 12 of 1992.

Mission
  • Fulfill our mandate under the Act

  • Protect against dishonest practices

  • Uphold our responsibility to maintain and enhance the occupations of fresh produce, export and livestock agents

  • Position of the Council to effectively contribute in the development and transformation of the agricultural sector

Vision

To be an innovative, supportive, proactive and responsive regulatory body

Core Values
Fairness

We will act with objectivity, empathy, integrity, prudence and transparency.

Attitude

We will be an ambitious, professional, passionate, supportive, reliable and dedicated workforce.

Flexibility

We will remain open to change and innovation.

Drive

We will be driven to deliver our objectives defined by the Act.

Organisational Structure
Export Agents Committee
Livestock Agents Committee
Operational Staff
Deputy
Registrar
Compliance 
Officers - Stock
Compliance 
Officer - Monitoring
Administration
Officer
Temporary
Staff
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Council
Registrar
Executive Committee
(EXCO)
Committees
Transformation
Committee
Ad-hoc Committee
Audit & Remenuration Committee
Fresh Produce Agents Committee
External Service providers
Sub Committees

The focus area of this committee is to discuss matters relating to fresh produce agents as prescribed by the Act and the Rules for Fresh Produce Agents.​

  • Mr. Jaco Oosthuizen (Fresh Produce Market Agent) – (Chairperson)

  • Mr. Anton Vos (Fresh Produce Market Agent)

  • Mr. Hendrik Eksteen (Fresh Produce Market Agent)

  • Mr. Elton Jeftas (Fresh Produce Producer)

  • Mr. Nkosana Mbokane (Consumer)

  • Mr. Douglas Mosese (DALRRD)

Fresh Produce Agents Executive Committee
Export Agents Executive
Committee

The focus area of this committee is to discuss matters relating to fresh produce agents as prescribed by the Act and the Rules for Fresh Produce Agents.​

  • Me. Liezl Gelderblom (Export Agent) – (Chairperson)

  • Mr. Angelo Peterson (Export Agent)

  • Me. Aileen Zulch (Export Agent)

  • Mr. Jaco Oosthuizen (Fresh Produce Agent)

  • Mr. Dan Kriek (Livestock Producer)

  • Mr. Douglas Mosese (DALRRD)

Livestock Agents Executive Committee

The focus area of this committee is to discuss matters relating to livestock agents as prescribed by the Act and the Rules for Livestock Agents.

  • Mr. Willie Clack (Livestock Producer) – (Chairperson)

  • Mr. Franco Joubert (Livestock Agent)

  • Mr. Petri Badenhorst (Livestock Agent)

  • Dr Cobus Oberholzer (Livestock Agent)

  • Mr. Dan Kriek (Livestock Producer)

The role of the Audit, Risk and Remuneration Committee (Financial Committee) ensures the integrity of financial controls, policies and integrated financial reporting as well as identifies and manages financial risks. 

  • Mr. Nkosana Mbokane (Consumer) - (Chairperson)

  • Mr. Anton Vos (Fresh Produce Market Agent)

  • Mr. Hendrik Eksteen (Fresh Produce Market Agent)

Risk, Audit and Risk
Sub-Committee

The Transformation Committee must identify and implement transformation initiatives with due regard to the requirements of the Act and resource availability. 

  • Me. Lulu Matyolo (Consumer) – (Chairperson)

  • Mr. Elton Jeftas (Fresh Produce Producer)

  • Mr. Nkosana Mbokane (Consumer)

  • Mr. Jaco Oosthuizen (Fresh Produce Market Agent)

  • Mr. Cobus Oberholster (Livestock Agent)

  • Mr. Franco Joubert (Livestock Agent)

  • Me. Aileen Zulch (Export Agent)

Transformation
Sub-Committee

The Ad Hoc Subcommittee re-evaluates applicants who were disqualified under Section 16.6 of the Act, regarding their constitutional rights, and in accordance with the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, Act 3 of 2000.

  • Mr. Willie Clack (Livestock Producer)

  • Me. Liezl Gelderblom (Export Agent)

  • Mr. Anton Vos (Fresh Produce Market Agent)

Ad Hoc
Subcommittee
Operational staff and functions
Registrar

Mr Francois Knowles

Francois@apacouncil.co.za

Talk to me about ... any operational or strategic matters
Deputy Registrar
Talk to me about ...
  • Farmers complaints

  • Investigations

  • Marketing

  • Market support services

  • Special projects

  • Disciplinary hearings

  • Online learning

  • APAC website

Compliance Office - Monitoring

Ms Tanel du Plooy

compliance@apacouncil.co.za

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  • Trust reconciliations

  • Agency annual and interim audit reports

  • Compliance audits

Administation Officer

Mrs Zodwa Cibane

admin@apacouncil.co.za

Talk to me about ...
  • Agency and agent registrations

  • Finance

  • Procurement

  • Human Resource Management

  • General Office Management

Compliance Officer - Stock
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  • Stock audits

Ms Desi van Zyl

admin2@apacouncil.co.za