On 3 November 2012, SAPTA was founded during a founding meeting convened by Derek Hendrikz. The following Executive Council was elected during this meeting...

 

 Derek Hendrikz  SAPTA President
 Charles Cotter  SAPTA Vice President
 Graham Reid  SAPTA Treasurer
 Elijah Miti  Director of Marketing
 Johan Bosman  Director of Compliance
 Henk de Jager  Director of TEC Liaison
 Dharshini Pillay  Director of Events
 Salome Visagie  Director of Membership Relations
 Theuns Eloff  Director of Membership Certification
 Joyce Mingard  Director of SAQA Compliance