Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation
* Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation in the Republic of South Africa since 11 May 2009.
* Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Rand Afrikaans University (RAU).
* Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Development Studies from RAU, Suma Cum Laude.
* Various other courses and study tours.
* Member of the South African Air Force up to the Rank of Captain (1980 - 1983).
* Self employed (1984 - 1987).
* Elected as Member of Parliament for the Consistuency of Pretoria Central (1987 - 1994).
* Whip in Parliament (1989 - 1999).
* Elected as Member of the first Democratic Parliament in South Africa (1994 - 1999).
* Deputy Chairperson of the Pretoria Region for the National Party (1994 - 2000).
* Joined the African National Congress (ANC) on 24 October 2000.
* Deployed to the National Parliament since 16 February 2001.
* Served as member of the ANC Strategy Committee in Parliament from 16 February 2001 to 14 April 2004.
* Served on the Joint Defence Committee from February 2001 to April 2004.
* Served as member of the Portfolio Committee on Defence from February 2001 to April 2004.
* Served as member of the Portfolio Committee of Correctional Services From February 2001 to April 2004.
* Served on the executives of various cultural, religious and community organisations.
* played craven week rugby, earning a bursary for tertiary studies.
* Played squash, athletics and long jump.
Source: Deputy Ministry of Sport and Recreation