MEC Mac Jack

Mr. Ntsikelelo MacCollen Jack

Mr Ntsikelelo MacCollen Jack, popularly known as “Umntlane” his clan name was born in Graaff Reinet on the 08th of March 1965 and completed his High Schooling in Thubalethu State High School in Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape in 1984.

His post matric-qualifications include amongst others a Teachers Diploma from the Masibulele College of Education, Certificate in Municipal Financial Management, Honours Degree in Public Administration and is currently pursuing a Masters in Public Administration with the University of Stellenbosch.

He started sharpening his political tooth by taking up student and community struggles whilst at high school and in 1984 joined the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) as a member of the Campaigns Committee.

As an educator he joined a Local Teacher Organisation called GRAPTO (Graaaf-Reinet Professional Teacher Organisation) under NEUSA (National Education Union of SA) and was elected as Deputy Secretary at its inaugural meeting at the time.

He served both as Local Secretary and Chairperson of the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU) and also led the Congress of South Africa Trade Union (COSATU) Local.

From 1988 to 1997, from being teacher, principal to being Chief Education Specialist at the Department of Education, Mr Jack amongst other got involved in a Local Teacher Organisation called GRAPTO (Graaaf-Reinet Professional Teacher Organisation) under NEUSA (National Education Union of SA) where he was elected as Deputy Secretary at its inaugural meeting at the time.

He whilst still a teacher at the Isibane Primary School served both as Local Secretary and Chairperson of the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU), led the Congress of South Africa Trade Union (COSATU) Local as its acting Regional Chairperson and was also a Member of the ANC Branch Executive Committee

From 1997 to 2013, Mr Jack served on the ANC REC as; Additional Member, Acting Regional, Treasurer, Regional Secretary and Regional Chairperson in the Pixley Ka Seme District.

During this time he was also a Manager at the Department of Housing and Local Government, LED Manager and Municipal Manager at the Pixley ka Seme District Municipality.

Mr Jack currently serves as a PEC and PWC member as well as being the Chairperson of the Economic Transformation Sub-Committee of the ANC in the Northern Cape as directly elected in 2012.

In 2013 as a MPL, he was appointed as a Member of the Executive Council for Transport, Safety and Liaison.

He is currently the MEC for Health as appointed on 21 May 2014.

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