Windhoek International School is a Section 21 (not for profit) company registered in Namibia. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors numbering not fewer than 7 and not more than 12. Some Board Members are elected by parents and others are appointed directly by the Board itself.  The Board also includes a member of staff elected by his/her peers with full voting rights.


Board Members serve two-year terms but may be re-elected or re-appointed. The Educational Director, Primary Principal and Secondary Principal attend Board meetings as ex officio members.


The 2022 Board includes Members from Namibia, South Africa, Poland, USA and Zimbabwe.


  • Albun ARMSTRONG*

  • Vincent BRIDGENS* 

  • Belinda BRUWER* (Chair)

  • John CHADYIWA* (Vice-Chair)

  • James DAMON* (Treasurer) 

  • Tura MURDOCK*

  • Vengesai MUZENDA*

  • Edmund NEL*

  • Beata STEPHANUS*

  • Liezel SWART*

  • Charmaine van der WESTHUIZEN*

* Current WIS parent.



  • Ethan Van Drunen: Director

  • Maggie Reiff: Secondary Principal

  • Marcelle van Leenen: Primary Principal



For any inquiries, please contact the Chair of the Board: chairbod@wis.edu.na

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