I am a Community Development Practitioner specializing in mobilizing community-based entities to participate in projects aimed at transforming local resources into personal and collective benefits through creative engagement in past 24 years. I served in the South African National Jazz Foundation (an association of jazz music collectors and appreciators) as a Projects Manager and in the process liaised with the South African Music Promoters Association as a Audience Development Liaison (2002 - 2008). Also, arranged regular tours of the Market Theatre, a premier performing arts venue (1995 - 1998). A former Trade Union Education facilitator, negotiator and co-ordinator (1989 - 2001). A well rounded community activist.