Management and Staff


Executive Director:                      

Penny Lundie is a Social Worker by Profession and has been the Director of Epworth over the last 16 years.

Administration& Public Relations Manager:

Roberta Ingrato has a diploma in Business Management and has been at Epworth 16 years.

Child Care Manager:                    

Joan Brauer has a certificate in Child & Youth Care and has been at Epworth for 28 years.

Therapy and Assessment Centre Manager: Robyn Hill is the Practice Manager at the Therapy and Assessment Centre. She is a senior social worker and has been at Epworth for 9 years. She has been in her current position for nearly 2 years.

Senior Social Worker and Program Coordinator:

Caleb Cheza is the Senior Social worker at Epworth and has managed the program for 2 years.

Financial Manager: Maureen Prentice has her National Diploma in Accounting & Registered Tax Practitioner her experiences allows in Company Accountants and Office Manager various Company she has been working at Epworth for 10 years.

Middle Management

Childcare Co-ordinator:      

Alice Madolo – 15 year’s service

Therapy Co-ordinator:

Caroline Matona – 15 year’s service

Community Co-ordinator: 

Ingrid Mkwanazi – 23 year’s service




Vacant Post


Simon Radebe – 37 year’s service at Epworth as the driver

General Organiser:

Maggie Claassens – 20 year’s service




  • Joan Lundie – 15 year’s service
  • Elizabeth Mashiloane – 7 year’s service
  • Joyce Shembe – 23 years
  • Obed Chonco our Chef  – 5 years service
  • Maureen Magotsi –  years service




  • Ian Naude – 4 year’s service
  • Bernard Rerani – 14 year’s service
  • Dumisani Shaba – 7 year’s service
  • Ezrom Malapane – 12 year’s service
  • Raymond Rerani – 7 year’s service


Child Care


  • Jacobite Shabangu – 17 year’s service
  • Jeffrey Ramunyandi – 10 year’s service
  • Josephine Mofokeng -14 years service
  • Tamara Makita -10 year’s service
  • Tryphina Mampholo – 11 year’s service


Day Shift:

  • Lucy Malapane – 7 year’s service
  • Stella Papo – 9 year’s service
  • Zinhle Kubheka – 8 year’s service
  • Feziwe Mazwi – 2 year’s service


Night Shift:

  • Margaret Mathye – 8 year’s service
  • Zanele Mhlanga – 5 year’s service
  • Tapiwe Gwande – 2 year’s service
  • Lucia Mazibuko – 6 year’s service


Therapy & Assessment Centre

H.O.D Therapy:

Elmarie Moss Dormehl

BA Psychology (2003); PGCE (2004); BEd(Hons) in Learningsupport 2005; BEd (Hons) Educational Psychology (2006); MEd Educational Psychology (2010).  She has been with Epworth for the past eight years in the capacity as Intern Educational Psychologist, Registered Counsellor (post Intern) and then in the capacity of Therapy and Assessment Centre Manager for the past 7 years. She has been in Private Practice as a Registered Counsellor for 9 years and as an Educational Psychologist for 7 years.

Interns Psychologists 2017:

  • Khanyisile Bujela
  • Amy Christie
  • Melissa Bester
  • Victoria Ntanzi
  • Busisiwe Mhlungu


Auxiliary Worker:

  • Desree Nku – 6 year’s service

Private Practice – Therapists:

  • Candace Janks – Counselling psychologist – 2 years service
  • Hante – Educational psychologist

Consulting Therapists:

Supervision of Intern Students

  • Dr Gerhard Schwar _ Counselling psychologist  (14 years involvement)
  • Liezel Angelova – Counselling psychologist (3 years involvement
  • Tania Holtz – Educational psychologist. ( 12 years )Supervision of Intern Students


Lynette Roux – Clinical Psychologist. Supervision of staff and therapy program at Epworth Children’s Village


Occupational Therapy Centre

H.O.D Full Time Therapist:                         

Vacant post

OT Support Services:                                

Vacant Post


Resource Centre

Resource Centre Coordinator:                   

Julie Blackburn  – She worked as volunteer in the homework space from April 1993 till 2009 then she became the permanent staff at the Resource Centre and has been with us ever since.