The Leeu Taaiboschspruit Forum or LTF is managed by the Forum Management
Committee or FMC. The FMC are elected to serve in this role by the LTF.
However the FMC does also report to the LTF.
The four working committees, namely the Public Relations Committee, the
Financial/Admin Committee, the Technical Committee and the Radar Scanning
Committee all report to both the LTF and the FMC. These committees were
established by the FMC and are mandated to perform specific functions.
The main functions of the various committees are as follows:
The FMC is responsible for the strategic planning of the LTF. This committee
maintains a Strategic Plan, which defines the main objectives and
functions of the LTF as well as short, medium and long-term objectives.
The FMC has established the four working committees and have mandated each
one to perform very specific functions. The FMC does however require
ratification on key decisions from the LTF.
The PR committee is responsible for devising, implementing and maintaining the
marketing strategy for the LTF. The main goal of this committee is to
ensure all sectors are properly represented on the LTF, as well as
building capacity within the Catchment.
PR committee does this through maintaining this website, publishing LTF
Newsletters as well as holding Open Days. This committee also maintains a
list of Interested and Affected Parties (I&APís) within the
The Financial/Admin Committee is responsible for managing the Forum bank
account, and keeps a complete record of all documentation produced by the
LTF, FMC and the four working committees. This committee also maintains a
list of all the members of the LTF and the various committees.
The Technical Committee manages water monitoring within the Catchment, and
assesses the data obtained. One of the most important tasks of the TC is
to set and regularly review both surface and groundwater water quality
objectives. This committee is additionally responsible for detecting water
quality impacts and issues within the Catchment. The TC also runs and
participates in various technical projects and evaluates reports, Terms of
Reference for studies and other technical documentation.
This committee is chiefly responsible for tracking changes in water-related
legislation and informing the LTF on the implications of these changes.