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27/08/2021

Reasons to be Proud - #R2bP: Professor Lynn Futcher from the School of ICT at Mandela University has been elected onto the executive of the national Institute of Information Technology Professionals of South Africa (IITPSA).

The IITPSA  is a professional body, recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) which was established in 1957 and has a long and proud history of service to, and representation of, South Africa’s ICT professionals and practitioners. It attracts a broad and active membership from all levels of the ICT Industry.

Its aims are to further the study, science and application of Information and Communications Technologies; maintain and promote Codes of Conduct and Ethics for members; define and promote standards of ICT knowledge; promote the formulation of effective policies on ICT and related matters; and extend the knowledge and understanding and usage of ICTs in the community. This is achieved by engagement with both Industry and Government on ICT policy, regulations and professional activities, combined with a commitment to the wider community to ensure the beneficial use of ICT.

Lynn is currently the Chairperson of the IITPSA’s Eastern Cape chapter.

Contact information
Prof Lynn Futcher
Associate Professor - Department of IT Management and Governance
Tel: 27 41 504 9128
lynn.futcher@mandela.ac.za