The Witwatersrand Rifles Regimental council was formed in 1980 as the custodian of Regimental traditions a well as to help to promote and maintain the efficiency of the Regiment and its traditions. It consists of the Honorary Colonel, the Officer Commanding, ex-Officers Commanding, and additional members as required.
The Regimental Council performs a valuable role in supporting the Witwatersrand Rifles, in all its activities, which is regarded as
The Regimental Council serves as an advisory body to the Officer Commanding.
Looking after the welfare of the Regiment,
The maintenance of a Regimental home and Regimental traditions,
Fostering Esprit de corps, and loyalty to the country.
Chairman: Brig. J.B. Bester, DSO & Bar (Hon Col.)
Vice-Chairman: Cmdt. E.C. Harris, ED (Ret.)
Secretary: Mr. E.H. Ewing
Chairman: Col. (Hon.) (Dr.) J.L. Job, SM, MMM, JCD (Hon Col.)
Vice Chairman: Lt Col. K.J. Townsend, SM, MMM, JCD (Ret.)
Secretary: Maj. R.I. King (Ret.)