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                                  Curriculum Vitae (Summarized)

                                          MARY ANN KOK

Name:                         Mary Ann Kok (neè: Van Heerden)

Personal:                     47 years

Language Proficiencies:       Fluent in English / Afrikaans

Tel/Cell:                     074 1943 420
                              021 553 5572

Home Address:                 49 Strathblane Way, Melkbosstrand

Qualifications / Education:    UCT Certificate in sectional title specialised realtor.

                              UCT Certificate in Sectional Title Management.

                               Unisa B.A. degree 1991, Subjects: Psychology, major, Private
                               Law, major, Communication Science, and English.

                               Ben Viljoen High School. Matric 1979. Subjects: Science,
                               Mathematics, Biology, German, Afrikaans, English.

                              Vona du Toit College for occupational therapy
                              Completed Occupational Therapy year one.

Computer Packages:            Pastel, Accpac, MS Excel, MS Word, Internet, Unibase.

Currently                     In the process of marketing a property management business

May 2008 – December 2008
Company                Property Management
                       Position - Sectional title portfolio manager.
                       Sectional title and home owner’s association property management,
                       residential and industrial.

May 2007 – April 2008
Company                       Trafalgar Property Management.
                              Position – Sectional title portfolio manager.
                              Sectional title and home owner’s association property management,
                              residential and multi-tiered bodies corporate. Duties: Meetings,
                              minutes, compiling of budgets, determination of replacement values,
                              correspondence, liaison between maintenance and refurbishment


                           contractors and owners/trustees Reason for leaving; limited
                           incentives and growth opportunities

April 2004─ July 2006
                           Temporary employment. Various. Azalea Acres, bookkeeping. Paarl
                           Print, general office work. Contract residential painting. Catering,
                           flower arranging. Temporary employment, Synergy, interviewing of
                           employees and climate studies.

                           Student; Sectional Title Management Course, UCT.

                           Manufacturing and marketing of lead glass pendants and gift items.

November 2003 – April 2004
Company:                 Old Mutual, Hout Street, Paarl.
                         Position - Financial Advisor.

June 1999 – May 2006
Company:                   Fair Civil Law, Cape Town
Voluntary/Part Time        Transcription of legal documents, transcription of legal consultations,
                           preparing and drawing up of various legal documents, appeal, high
                           and magistrate’s court.
                           Obtaining sample legal documents from Fair Civil Law and giving
                           assistance in drawing up legal documents and the filing thereof.

May 2003 – May 2006
Company:                   Synergy
Part Time                  Research and Development, human behaviour science and report

June 1999 – January 2003
Company:                  Mary Ann Kok cc, T/a Rosemary Florist, Knysna,
                         Self-employed owner. Duties; ordering stock, making up and
                         delivering of arrangements, daily cash sales and expenditures, bank
                         reconciliation, interflora and teleflorist recon. bookkeeping to income
                         statement, Rsc levies, salaries and UIF, serving the public,
                         marketing and advertising. Reason for Leaving; sold business as
                         from I February 2003

May 1996 – June 1997
Company:                   Bloem One Stop cc, Bloemfontein
                           Partner – bookkeeper; balancing of cash sales (+-R130K per day),
                           keeping of daily sales records, monitoring costs, bookkeeping to trial
                           balance and income statement, processing creditors, paying
                           creditors, setting up internet payment of accounts, setting up internet
                           payment of wages and salaries, reconciling partners credit cards and


                           loan accounts, petty cash, managers salaries, client liaison, updating
                           and maintaining of personnel records, statutory and relevant returns.
                           Reason for leaving; intended to study full time

December 1983 – April 1996
Company:                 Vaalfontein D11 & D14, Groblersdal, Mpumalanga
                         Partnership in marriage, self-employed mainly tobacco and wheat
                         farmers, Wages, UIF, Comp. Bank Recon, VAT Returns, growing
                         and selling of cash crops, growing, packing and selling of market
                         flowers in partnership, recon. of bank, for partnership VAT returns for
                         partnership, established Jackback a scrap tobacco partnership 1993,
                         all admin. pertaining to the partnership.

January 1980 – December 1980
Company:                Vona du Toit College for occupational therapy.

January 1981 – December 1981
Company:                TPA Children’s Clinic,
                        Worked TPA bursary back as a typist and receptionist.

January 1979 – December 1981
Company:                Pelindaba
                        Laboratory assistant


Mike Addison (ADDSURE)                                       021 – 551 5069
Keith Fraser (Client)                                        082 – 565 6266
Chris Farley (Trafalgar)                                     021 – 410 5500
Adv. E.C.D. Bruwer                                           044 – 382 4824
Myfanwy Buyskes                                              044 – 382 4305
Marie de Wet Roos (Former client)                                        021 – 557 2331

Summary of skills and attributes:

   1.       General administrative skills; gained from accounting and running a business, in
            farming accounting for Wimpy restaurants - Bloem One Stop and managing a florist
   2.       Coordinating transport of print work, gained from farming – delivering to markets
            and floristry business – to customers.
   3.       Stock purchasing; gained from farming, Wimpy restaurants - Bloem One Stop and
            floristry business.
   4.       Stock control; gained from farming, Wimpy restaurants - Bloem One Stop and
            floristry business.


5.    Receipt of deliveries; gained from farming, Wimpy restaurants – Bloem One Stop
      and floristry business.
6.    Computer literacy, gained from accounting, legal work and transcriptions, general
      correspondence and advertising.
7.    The ability to work independently, gained from running my own business and taking
      responsibility for the accounting and administration both in farming and Wimpy
      restaurants, Bloem One Stop.
8.    The ability to work in a group; gained from being employed and being an employer
      in farming, Wimpy restaurants Bloem One Stop and running a floristry business. As
      well as doing legal typing work on a deadline basis.
9.    The ability to work long hours; gained from doing the administration and accounting
      for the Wimpy restaurants – Bloem One Stop, from running the floristry business
      and doing legal work on a deadline basis.
10.   The ability to adhere to a 24 hour turnaround time, as gained from property
11.   The ability to keep minutes and write correspondence, gained from property
12.   The ability to resolve legal issues by researching the act, gained from property
13.   The ability to monitor body corporate finances by actual to budget comparisons,
      gained from property management.
14.   The ability to deal with maintenance and upgrade issues, gained from property
15.   The ability to assist owners with account related queries, gained from a working
      knowledge of the accounting packages.
16.   The ability to assist trustees regarding decisions to be made pertaining to the
      individual sectional title/HOA schemes, gained from property management.
17.   Quick and willing learner for any new knowledge to be obtained.