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Roy Jankielsohn

Democratic Alliance


Currently resides in: Free State, South Africa

Born 03-12-1967 in Kroonstad South Africa

Roy Jankielsohn is a Member of the Democratic Alliance, Leader of the Official Opposition in the Free State Legislature.


Business Address

Free State Legislature, P.O Box 1080, Bethlehem, 9700


Professional details

Current Position(s)

Member | Economic Development Committee | Free State Legislature
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2006 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Spokesperson on Agriculture | Free State Legislature Caucus | Democratic Alliance
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2006 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Spokesperson for Economic Development | Free State Legislature Caucus | Democratic Alliance
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2006 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Spokesperson for Environmental Affairs and Tourism | Free Sate Legislature Caucus | Democratic Alliance
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2006 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Leader of the Opposition | Free State Legislature
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2006 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Serve on Rules and Orders Committee and Portfolio Committee for Economic Development.


Member | Rules and Orders Committee | Free State Legislature
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2006 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member | Federal Council | Democratic Alliance
South Africa | 2004 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member | Free State Executive Committee | Democratic Alliance
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2000 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member | Free State Provincial Council | Democratic Alliance
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2000 - present

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Previous Position(s)

Leader | Free State | Democratic Alliance
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2006 - 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member | Federal Executive Committee | Democratic Alliance
South Africa | 2006 - 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Chairperson | Free State | Democratic Alliance
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 2004 - 2006

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member | Portfolio Committee for Safety and Security | Parliament of South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa | 2004 - 2006

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member | Portfolio Committee for Defence | Parliament of South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa | 2003 - 2004

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member | Portfolio Committee for Environmental Affairs and Tourism | Parliament of South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa | 2002 - 2003

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Parliamentary Councillor | Tony Leon | Democratic Alliance
2001 - 2001

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member | Portfolio Committee for Defence | Parliament of South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa | 2000 - 2002

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Member of Parliament | SA Parliament | Democratic Alliance
Cape Town, South Africa | 2000 - 2006

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Served on Portfolio Committees of Defence and Safety and Security


Lecturer | University of the Free State | Department of Political Science
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 1995 - 2000

Academia, Education and Training


Junior Lecturer | Department of Political Science | University of the Free State
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 1994 - 1995

Academia, Education and Training


Academic Assitant | Department of Political Science | University of the Free State
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 1993 - 1994

Academia, Education and Training


Captain | Regiment President Steyn (Citizen Force Unit) | SA Army
Bloemfontein, South Africa | 1987

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Educational history

Secondary

Kroonstad High School, Kroonstad, South Africa (1984)
Queens College, Queenstown, New Zealand (1983)

Tertiary

North West University (Potchefstroom Campus)

Potchefstroom, South Africa | 2015 - 2016

Philosophiae Doctor Degree - Political Studies

Bridge

Cape Town, South Africa | 2014 - 2014

Course - Electoral Observation Module

Australian Habitat Studies

Australia and New Zealand, Australia | 2008 - 2008

Course - Government Sector Reform, Environmental Management and Parliamentary Practice and Procedure

Naval Post Graduate School California

Monterey, United States of America | 2001 - 2001

Course in Civil Military Relations - Military

University of Southern Illinois

Carbondale, United States of America | 1999 - 1999

Course - 1999 USIA Summer Institute on the American Political System

Pretoria University

Pretoria, South Africa | 1999 - 1999

Course - Risk Analysis: New Rules for the 21st Century

University of Free State

Bloemfontain, South Africa | 1999 - 1999

Course - Environmental Impact Assessment

University of the Free State

Free State, South Africa | 1997 - 1997

Honours Degree - English

University of Free State

Bloemfontein, South Africa | 1994 - 1994

Course - Academic Personnel Development Programme

University of the Free State

Bloemfontein, South Africa | 1993 - 1994

Masters Degree - Political Science

University of the Free State

Bloemfontein, South Africa | 1992 - 1992

Honours Degree - Political Science

University of the Free State

Bloemfontein, South Africa | 1988 - 1991

Bachelor of Arts Degree - Political Science, English, History

Achievements

Awards

US Information Service grant | Summer Institute on the American Political System | 1999

Research Scholarship | World Bank Robert S. MacNamara Fellowship | 1998

Best Honours Student | Faculty of Arts, University of The Free State | 1992

Shortlist and nomination

Academic Achievements

Article in Journal of Contemporary History | 2012

"Redefining Hydropolitics: the politics of water in South Africa" Roy Jankielsohn

Chapter in Book: "Africa Beyond 2000" edited by Dr Saxena University of Delhi | 2000

"Old challenges in a new millenium - prospects for regional cooperation and stability in Southern Africa" Roy Jankielsohn

Article in Journal of Contemporary History | 2000

"Transforming South Afriuca through Decentralisation" Roy Jankielsohn

Article in the Indian Journal of African Studies | 1998

"Aids in Southern Africa: Implications for Regional Cooperation and Development" Roy Jankielsohn

Article in the Indian Journal of African Studies | 1997

"South Africa's Reconstruction and Development Programme - an empirical analysis" Roy Jankielsohn

Article in Acta Academica | 1996

"The role of Aids in inter-state relations in Southern Africa" Roy Jankielsohn

Article Journal of Contemporary History | 1996

"An evaluation of organisational cohesion in Southern Afria with reference to the Southern African Development Community" Roy Jankielsohn

Other Achievements

5 papers deleivered at proffesional conferences | 1995

National
Presented a paper on “Organisational cohesion in Southern Africa” at the Conference of the Political Studies Association in Stellenbosch (September 1995)
Presented a paper on “Communicative Competence in the Political Science Classroom” at the Conference of the Political Studies association in Mmabatho (October 1997).
Delivered the key note address at the South African Association of Political Science Colloquium in Bloemfontein on 27 September 2007 with the title “The relevance of political science for politicians in South Africa”.

International
Presented a paper at an international workshop on “AIDS in Southern Africa” presented by the Centre for Southern African Studies (UWC) in Maseru, Kingdom of Lesotho (October 1997).
Presented a paper at the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships seminar on “The Reconstruction and Development Programme as a basic policy document for transformation on all levels of South African society.” at the World Bank in Washington D.C., United States of America (9-12 November 1998).

Activities

Memberships

South African Legion

Member, 1997 - present

community

Centre for Citizenship, Education and Conflict Resolution (Khanya)

Drafted a document, 1999 - 1999

Drafted a document with the title: "Intra-Community Trade-Offs and Conflicts".

Independent Electoral Commision

Presentor, 1999 - 1999

Presented a module on Conflict resolution for political parties and NGO's.

Institute for Multi-Party Democracy

Presentor, 1994 - 1995

Presented various modules on Multi-party democracy and political tolerance (facilitated by Noby Ngombane)

Other Activities

Zanzibar Election Observation Mission

Election Observer, 2015 - 2015

A member of the Africa Liberal Network (ALN) observation mission to Zanzibar.

Zimbabwe Election Observation Mission

Election Observer, 2005 - 2005

A member of the South African Parliamentary observer mission to Zimbabwe

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