Africa Open Institute is governed  by a Governing Board,
and advised by an International Advisory Board.

The current Governing Board of AOI consists of:

Prof. Kopano Ratele (Department of Psychology) 

Prof. Anthony Leysens (Deputy Chair of the Board, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

Prof. Stephanus Muller (ex officio, Director of AOI)

Ms. Ellen Tise (ex officio, Senior Director of the Stellenbsoch University Library and Information Service)

Dr. Pieter Grobler (ex officio, Chair of the Music Department)

Dr. Cindy Steenekamp (ex officio, Chair of the Higher Degrees and Research Committee, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

Prof. Jonathan Jansen (Distinguished Professor at Dept of Education)

Prof. Willemien Froneman (Africa Open Institute)

Dr. Hilde Roos (General Manager, AOI)

Chair of the International Advisory Board (vacant)

The International Advisory Board of Africa Open Institute consists of:

Prof. Kofi Agawu (Princeton University)

Dr. Lindelwa Dalamba (University of the Witwatersrand)

Prof. Daniel Grimley (Oxford University)

Prof. Sadulla Karjiker (Stellenbosch University)

Dr. Marlene le Roux (Artscape)

Prof. Louise Meintjies (Duke University)

Prof. Walter Mignolo (Duke University)

Mr. Neo Muyanga (University of Cape Town)

Prof. Sylvia Nannyonga-Tamusuza (Curator of Makwama, Associate Professor of Music and Chair of the Music, Dance and Drama Department, Makarere University)

Prof. Mats Rosengren (Upsala)

Dr. Janet Topp-Fargion (British Library)

Africa Open Institute CONSTITUTION June 2016