Member of the Editorial Board: Alternation – International Journal for the Study of Southern African Literature and Languages (ISSN 1023-1757). SAPSE Accredited journal. (1996 to present)
Member of LIASA (Library and Information Association of South Africa) (2000 to present)
Project Manager for M L Sultan TABEISA Activities and Project Manager for Entrepreneurship and Communication Learning Materials Project (1996 to 1999)
Member of the SA Association for Institutional Research (1994)
Chairman of M L Sultan Technikon Research Committee (1992 – 1996)
Member of the South African Association for Academic Development (1991 – 1996)
Member of the Natal Regional Board of the Urban Foundation. (1990 – 1992)
Member of the SA Assn for Research and Development in Higher Education (1989 – 1996)
Member of the South African English Academy (1984 – present), and member of the Education sub-committee (1986).
Co-ordinator and lecturer: S A Institute of Race Relations Saturday Enrichment School for black Std 9 & 10 pupils. (1981 – 1999).
Natal Teachers’ Society Executive Committee member (1977‑78).
Committee member and Secretary of the Natal Association for the Teaching of English (NATE) (1978 -1982) Co-editor of NATE Journal (1980 – 1982).
External Examiner: Postgraduate degrees – Walter Sisulu University (2003-present)
External Examiner: Hons/M Bibl: Management Information Systems – Walter Sisulu University (2003-present)
External Examiner: M.Tech Dissertation. Post-School Education – Natal Technikon (1999)
External Examiner: Masters Dissertation in Oral Studies – University of Natal (1998)
External Examiner: M.Dip.Tech Dissertation. Post-School Education – Natal Technikon (1997)
External Examiner: English for Journalism III Natal Technikon (1999)
External Examiner: Communication (HDE & FDE Post School) Natal Technikon/University of Natal. (1993 – 1998)
External Examiner: Communication in Video III (National Diploma in Television Technology) Natal Technikon. (1991 -1995; 1999)
External Examiner: Practical Production III (National Diploma in Television Technology) Natal Technikon. (1990 – present)
Chief Examiner: Communication in English B – National Diplomas (Technical Colleges and Technikons) (1983 to 1989).
Assistant examiner: English First Language – Paper 1 (Higher Grade) for the Natal Senior Certificate. (1977‑1980).