The 2012 Council consisted of:

Dr Nox Makunga – President
Prof Gideon Smith – SANBI Nominee
Prof Kevin Balkwill
Dr Gerhard Prinsloo
Dr Muthama Muasya
Dr Marnie Light
Dr Dave Thompson
Prof Paula Watt
Ex Officio Members
Dr Paul Hills – Honorary Treasurer
Dr Alan Ellis – Honorary Secretary
Permanent Secretary – 
Mr Myke Scott