Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor

Cllr Tania Campbell
Cllr Tania Campbell
Executive Mayor, Ald Tania Campbell, is a life-long resident of the City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) and is passionate about making a difference in the city she calls home. From a young age, Mayor Campbell has been a community activist and advocate for social justice.

Mayor Campbell was a learner at Hoërskool Goudrif before completing her matric at the Germiston Technical College. She went on to study at the University of Pretoria - completing courses in Human Rights and an Executive Leadership Municipal Programme.

Ald Campbell has completed various SALGA courses on the Budget, IDP, SDBIP and Performance Management as well as Ethics and Integrity International.

Her political career started in 1997 when she joined the Democratic Alliance (DA). She was sworn in as a councillor of the DA during the establishment of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality in 2000.

Over the past 20 years, Mayor Campbell has accumulated a wealth of experience in public management and governance through her service in Council. She has served on various oversight committees during her illustrious career and was bestowed with ‘Alderwomanship’ in 2016, for recognition of her years of service. Mayor Campbell has served in various leadership roles in the Democratic Alliance, and is a member of the DA Federal Council.

On 22 November 2021, she was sworn in as the fifth Executive Mayor of the City of Ekurhuleni during the sitting of a special council meeting.

The first citizen aims to bring a performance-focused approach to create more efficient and responsive service delivery.

Mayor Campbell’s signature priorities for the City are to increase expenditure on energy infrastructure to stabilise the City’s power grid, to prevent electricity disruptions. Furthermore, she will ramp up service delivery in an effort to attract much needed investment into the City and stimulate job opportunities for our people who call Ekurhuleni home.

Mayor Campbell enjoys spending time with her extended family and close friends. In her spare time, she is an avid reader.

Ekurhuleni Speaker of Council

Cllr Raymond Dhlamini
Cllr Raymond Dhlamini
On Tuesday, 22 November 2021, Cllr Raymond Dhlamini was elected the new Speaker of Council.

A resident of the City of Ekurhuleni since birth, Cllr Dhlamini (42) believes in using his position to influence positive social change by improving the livelihoods of the people in the City. His involvement in politics and youth development display a deep passion for working with people but more importantly, it reflects a deeper commitment to inspire a culture of serving diligently and transparently. His upbringing is the backstory and motivation behind his belief in empowering residents by creating a safer, upwardly mobile developmental city with a specific focus on poverty alleviation.

He takes the responsibility bestowed upon him by council with utmost earnestness - not only has he committed to serving the people of Ekurhuleni with dignity by oath, but also reinforcing this ethos in his acceptance speech.

During his tenure he wishes to see a progressive council that passes impactful resolutions which will ultimately uplift poor communities, ensure consistent service delivery, and achieve good governance. As the custodian of the Legislature, he will also oversee the work of oversight committees whose primary role is to ensure stringent scrutiny over the work of the Executive and its Administration. He also displays a sense of urgency in ensuring councillors are well equipped to start doing their work of serving communities

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