The RHSRA is governed by a Board of Directors made up of members of the community who are all volunteers. They are accountable to the property owners for good governance and to ensure that the levy collected from you is spent wisely, in the best interest of Richmond Hill and in line with NMBM’s SRA policy.
The Board of Directors provides strategic direction and prepares proposed budgets and plans for approval by the RHSRA members at the RHSRA Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM is convened annually. The Board of Directors is elected by RHSRA members at the AGM. Only RHSRA members have voting rights at the AGM and any property owner in Richmond Hill can become a member of the SRA.
The Richmond Hill SRA NPC is run by a volunteer Management Team. This team manages all staff and contracts with the service providers. They also ensure compliance with NMBM requirements.
The RHSRA Committees provide direction for the daily operations and projects undertaken by RHSRA. All committees are chaired by a Chairman, one or more directors and the members made up of volunteers who live locally. In the RHSRA office is operated by the Office Administrator and an intern.
The work is done by the administrative assistant, patrollers, the cleaning staff and the Supervisor.
The mission of the RHSRA is:
To develop and sustain Richmond Hill to a friendly, safe, clean and overall attractive living space for all property owners and residents in the area.
Nurture the unique historical ambience and diversity of Richmond Hill as a meeting place of residents, business people, intellectuals, professionals and visitors to the area.
Foster cooperation between all, i.e. property owners, residents, business, other stakeholders and the authorities.
Promote a commercially attractive, artistically inspirational and family-friendly environment.
Board of Directors
The Richmond Hill SRA is governed by a Board of Directors made up of (min 3, max 10) members of the community who are all volunteers. The Richmond Hill SRA strives to have a Board representative of the demographics of the area and is elected by SRA members at the Annual General Meeting. The Board of Directors are democratically mandated to govern the SRA in it’s entirety. The Board of Directors provides strategic direction and prepares proposed budgets and plans for approval by the Richmond Hill SRA’s members at the AGM.
They are accountable to the community for good governance and to ensure that the levy collected from you as a ratepayer is spent wisely, in the best interest of Richmond Hill and in line with the Municipality’s SRA policy.
Kevin is a commercial property broker, is married and blessed with two daughters.
Originally from Zimbabwe (then known as Rhodesia), Kevin’s association with Port Elizabeth dates back to 1983 when he arrived in town. In 2008 he invested in Richmond Hill property and his commitment to this area is beyond reproach.
Over the years Kevin has served on different school governing bodies, honing his skills for the current position as chairman of the Board. His passions are playing guitar, travelling Thailand and spoiling his cats.
Rory is a born and bred Richmond Hiller. His commitment to the wellbeing of the SRA neighbourhood is therefore beyond legendary.
He is an entrepreneur with a business that he started way back in 1987. Therefore Rory is regarded as the best equipped to do the financial overseeing of the SRA.
Scott Rollo is one of the most recognisable faces in Richmond Hill. His commitment to the suburb
where he grew up is second to none and when the opportunity arose, he was one of the first and most avid champions of the SRA concept. He has extensive knowledge and experience in municipal zoning policies will often be found wrestling with authorities about flawed local authority policies and regulations.
Scott is a keen environmentalist and as such, a Honorary Conservator. He is operating an Echo Tourism company and is a registered tour guide. In his busy schedule, he finds time to interact with the youth of the community on a regular basis and is involved in a number of social improvement projects as a volunteer.
Janine Thatcher (Uderstadt)
Janine moved to Richmond Hill in 2008 when she invested in one of the suburb’s many historical properties.
Working in the bookkeeping and accounting environment for more than 20 years, she has extensive accounting education, knowledge and experience. Janine has excelled in all courses and exams relating to her trade and is known for her attention to detail in her chosen field of expertise.
She has volunteered her extensive skills to the SRA and is responsible for all accounting related work in including liaising with the company auditors.
In her spare time she’s a keen athlete and competes in swimming and triathlon.