South Africa

Member Society Name: Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA)

Mailing Address: Postnet Suite,  #338 Private Bag X1, Equestria, 0041, South Africa

Contact Number: +27.11.717.6273

President: Mrs. Winnie Pelser

Secretary: Miss Lieschen Venter

Treasurer: Mr. Dave Evans

Representative: Hans W. Ittmann

Profile: The Operations Research Society of South Africa (ORSSA) exists primarily to further the interests of those engaged in, or interested in, Operations Research activities. ORSSA is continually involved in matters which concern operations researchers, such as drawing up guidelines for OR education, presenting short courses and marketing OR. The Society provides information to the public on the nature of OR and on career opportunities in OR.At national level the Society is managed by the Executive Committee (EC). In the larger centres activities are arranged by five chapters. The EC is elected annually at an Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the chapter managements at their respective AGMs. The chapter chairpersons also serve on the EC.

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