The Border-Kei District Association
The Association's objective is to serve the interests of members in the Border-Kei area and surrounds. Stuart Cormack, the Association's Chairman, represents members in the District on the Southern Region Council and attends the Southern Region Council meetings in that capacity. Such representation serves as a means of communication between the Southern Region Council and the District Association.
To achieve its objective, the committee promotes:
- study and education amongst members,
- professional development amongst members.'
- social and sporting activities,
- career awareness,
- accountancy development, and
- networking amongst Members in Business.
Southern Cape District Association
The Association provides input into and aligns itself with SAICA's national mission and vision. Particular emphasis is placed on the following key objectives:
- liaison between members and SAICA and SAICA and the members,
- liaison between members and other key stakeholders, among them SARS and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, and
- provision of member networking activities, as well as relevant seminars and workshops.
The ultimate objective of the committee is to deliver relevant, value-added services to all SAICA members in the Southern Cape. The committee is predominantly made up of members from small and medium firms in the Southern Cape and from members in academia.
Port Elizabeth District Association
The Port Elizabeth District Association serves the interests of members resident in Port Elizabeth and surrounding area. Stuart Wedderburn, the Association's Chairman, represents members in the District on the Southern Region Council.
The Southern Region Council meetings provide a means of communication between it and the District Association. The committee has the following key objectives:
- liaising between members and SAICA and SAICA and the members,
- liaising between the members and the other key stakeholders – for example, SARS and the universities, and
- providing member networking activities as well as relevant seminars and workshops.
Members are encouraged to participate in activities arranged by the committee and to advise the committee of any additional functions that would attract increased member participation.