Ms Terri Stander

National Assembly

Terri Stander

About Terri Stander

Ms Terri Stander matriculated from the Port Alfred High School in 2000. She was then employed at the Norufin Housing (Pty) Ltd (Housing Finance Provider) from 2001-2005, whereupon she went to read for a BA (HSS): Applied Psychology for Professional Contexts (University of South Africa) qualification from 2004-2007. Ms Stander was also once a Human Resources Officer at the Central District Municipality between October 2005 to August 2006. She started her own consultancy called HR Solutions in 2007 consulting across the Eastern Cape and has written columns for AVUSA discussing HR and IR matters. Her political involvement within the DA started in 2009 when she became a branch chairperson. She is the DA's Shadow Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs since June 2014.

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 6 meetings out of 6

2017 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 30

2016 committee attendance as mp

71% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 21

2015 committee attendance as mp

57% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 21

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 12

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]


Nature Name of Company Nominal Value
Investment Ashburton Tax Free R30 000
Investment Ashburton Investment R100 000
RA Liberty R20 000


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
[Dormant] Early Light Trading CC

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
[Dormant CC] Early Light Trading 109 CC


Value Description Source
R26 000 Hospitality Mantis - Zambezi Queen

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]


Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
[Dormant] Shelf Co. Early Light Trading 109 CC


Location Extent Description
Port Alfred 825sq.m. Erf 2898

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Arts and Culture 16 Apr 2018

    (1). Whether his department has a sexual harassment and assault policy in place; if not, (a) why not and (b) by what date will his department have such a policy in place; if so, (i) how are reports investigated and (ii) what are the details of the consequence management and ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Women in the Presidency 28 Nov 2017

    (1)Whether the National Policy Framework for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality expanded its requirement for the establishment of gender focal points (GFPs) in national departments to (a) provincial departments and (b) municipalities; if not, in each case, why not; if so, (i) which (aa) Offices of Premiers, (bb ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister in the Presidency 28 Nov 2017

    (1)(a) What number of incidents of contraventions of (i) supply chain management and (ii) the Public Finance Management Act, Act 1 of 1999, were identified in her department (aa) in each of the past three financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2017 and (b) what are the relevant ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Da.] 17 Jul 2014

    Good afternoon, Chairperson, hon Minister, hon members, director-general and your team, and ladies and gentlemen. I would like to quote from the film, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen:

    Fate rarely calls upon us at a time of our choosing.

    The budget prioritises South Africa's many needs within the constraints ...

  • Da.] 17 Jul 2014

    Over 4 000 organisations globally are fundraising to save the rhino, with only about 160 registered with the Department of Social Development. We have no idea how much of this money is actually spent on rhino-saving efforts. We ask that the department publicish a list of registered organisations so that ...

All Plenary Appearances