The SANA is a professional association established to represent and promote the interests and practice of professional Naturopathy in South Africa and internationally. It comprises a voluntary association of members and is administered by the National Executive Committee (NEC).
The NEC comprises a group of peer-elected Naturopaths, who serve the profession in a voluntary capacity, to realize the functions of the organisation.
Dr Stephen Farrugia
Dr Farrugia was elected as National Chair of SANA in October 2016 and again in 2018 for a 2-year term of office.
Dr Shavit Sachs
Dr Sachs was elected as National Vice-Chair in October 2018 for a 2-year term of office.
Dr Adele Pelteret
Dr Pelteret was elected as National Secretary in October 2016, and again in 2018 for a 2-year term of office.
Dr Sandi Nye
Dr Nye was elected as National Treasurer in October 2016, and again in 2018 for a 2-year term of office.
Dr Alida Retief
Dr Retief was elected onto the NEC in 2017, 2018 and again in 2019 for a 1-year term of office. She assists with Membership.
Dr Renata Zijp
Dr Zijp was elected onto the NEC in 2016, 2017 and again in 2019 for a 1-year term of office. She assists in an advisory capacity.
Dr Chase Webber
Dr Webber serves as an occasional advisor for the NEC