Vuyiseka Dubula, TAC General Secretary
Vuyiseka Dubula was elected General Secretary of TAC in 2008. She has been actively involved with TAC since 2001. As a young woman she joined TAC after learning her HIV positive status. In 2002 Vuyiseka began working as a TAC treatment literacy coordinator in the Western Cape. Vuyiseka also worked for Medicines Sans Frontiers as a community mobilisation officer setting up adherence clubs for stable clients of antiretroviral treatment. She is a representative of people living with HIV in the South African National AIDS Council and also serves as the Chairperson on the board of directors in the AIDS Law Project. She lives with her daughter and husband in Philippi, Cape Town.
Nonkosi Khumalo, TAC Chairperson
Nonkosi Khumalo is a mother and an AIDS activist. She currently serves as the Chairperson of TAC. She began her tenure at TAC in 2001 as the organisation’s National Executive Secretary. Shortly after, she served as the National Women’s Health Programmes Coordinator where her focus was on evaluating Mother-to-Child Transmission Programmes, and the availability of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for rape survivors in public health facilities. In 2004, Nonkosi was promoted to lead TAC’s Treatment Project. She is currently working on the implementation and research of the National Strategic Plan (2007–2011) for the South African National AIDS Council, serving as an Executive Member of the University of Natal for the Movement Against Women Abuse and as a board member of the AIDS Rights Alliance of Southern Africa.