HON MEC Ms. Bulelwa Tunyiswa – DEPARTMENT OF SPORT, RECREATION, ARTS AND CULTURE
MEC Tunyiswa is a former Deputy Speaker of Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature (ECPL).
A teacher by profession, graduated her first degree at the University of the Western Cape, holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Fort Hare and currently reading towards her pre – PHD with the Rhodes University.
She was a Special Programmes Manager which included Gender; Youth; People with disability and elderly people in the Department of Economic Development. She was also a Whip responsible for Education Portfolio Committee, Women, Youth and Gender Portfolio Committee and Chairperson of Education Portfolio Committee in the ECPL.
Furthermore Ms. Tunyiswa was a Deputy Chief Whip, responsible for chairing the ANC Caucus in the ECPL. She also chaired in different committees, namely; Ethics, Human Resource Development (HRD) Sub-Committee, Internal Arrangement Committee, Programming Committee, Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) and a member of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
She is a member of the PARMED Medical Aid Scheme Board of Trustees.
She takes over from HON MEC Pemmy Majodina, who now heads the Department of Public Works, in the Eastern Cape.