Comrade Nkosana Dolopi joined SADTU in 1995. He rose through the ranks to become Northern Cape Province’s Education Convener and thereafter, provincial secretary. He was first elected as the Deputy General Secretary during the National General Council in 2009. He was re-elected to the position during the 7th National Congress in 2010 and the 8th Congress in 2014. Cde Dolopi is a member of the Siyancuma Branch in the Northern Cape. He has taught at Griquatown Combined School where he was also the Head of Department for Social Sciences. As the Deputy General Secretary, Cde Dolopi’s main priorities include organizational renewal and improving service to members while maintaining SADTU as the only beacon of hope to improve teachers and education employees’ conditions of service.