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Elizabeth Hendrina Rina VENTER

politician , social worker

Elizabeth Hendrina Rina VENTER, South African social worker and politician. Louis Leipoldt Primary School Commission since 1976, South African Welfare Board 1982-1985, South African Birth Control Board since 1983, Welfare Board of N. Transvaal 1979-1982; Pari. 1984.

Background

VENTER, Elizabeth Hendrina was born on December 9, 1938 in Krugersdorp, South Africa. Daughter of Dick and Bettie Stapelberg.

Education

Carletonville Afrikaans High School, matriculation. University of Pretoria, Bachelor of Arts Social Work, Master of Arts Social Work, Doctor of Philosophy Social Work. Spoken languages: Afrikaans, English.

Career

President, SAVF, Transvaal, 1980-1984. Nominated Member of Parliament, since 1984. Honorary President, of SAVF.

Chair, Federale Vroueraad-Volkbelang, Council of 28 Afrikaans women's cultural socs. Member, of standing Committee on National Health and Population Development and Member of the joint Committee investigating establishment of family courts. Member, managing Committee NP Pretoria Regional Board.

Member NP Transvaal Executive Committee and Federal Board. Member of caucus study groups on Constitutional Development, Justice, Health and Welfare Services, Local Management, Housing and Works and National Health and Population Development. Member of Parliament for Innesdal, since 1989.

Minister for National Health and Population Development, 1989. Professional career: social worker, SuidAfrikaanse Vroue Federasie (SAVF), 1960s. Marriage guidance Councillor, Pretoria.

Religion

Dutch Reformed Church.

Membership

Louis Leipoldt Primary School Commission since 1976, South African Welfare Board 1982-1985, South African Birth Control Board since 1983, Welfare Board of N. Transvaal 1979-1982. Pari. 1984.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Welfare work, reading, international history.

Connections

Married Dr H. S. Venter in 1963.

spouse:
Dr H. S. Venter