Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Focus on Staff: Michelle Govender

Michelle being congratulated,
after winning an internal competition

Michelle Govender

After a youth spent on the beaches of Amanzimtoti, Michelle began work life in the employ of Invesguard Financial Brokers before succumbing to the lure of theatre life. As Executive Secretary to the Council at The Playhouse Company, she fondly recalls having to deal with some weird and wonderful people, who she says, have a very different way of thinking. Thereafter, she spent four years with Coastal Farmers Co-Operative Limited and joined Master Builders Kwazulu-Natal in 2008, as Association Minute Secretary.

Michelle married husband Sheldon in 2002, lives in Glenmore and is the mother of two boys. She has also just completed her third and final year of studying for a Professional Secretarial Diploma, and is awaiting her results.

Michelle Fact File:

Studies: Professional Secretarial Diploma.
All-time Favorite Movie: Titanic
Favourite Music: Celine Deon
Something work colleagues don’t know: Does Stained Glass Painting.
Aspirations: Would also like to pursue a career in the construction Health & Safety field.
Sport: Was a very capable netball player, went to provincial trials where a serious injury brought it to an end, she now enjoys swimming.
Most Outrageous Thing: Abseiling at Shongweni


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