Kingsol Chabalala was born in Evaton in 1976. He started his early school years at Mofolo Primary and finished off his secondary education at Qedilizwe Secondary – both in Evaton.
He first got involved in politics during his high school days in 1993 through to university as a member of SASCO. He joined DA in 2008, he is the current DA Deputy Chairperson in the Vaal Region also PEC member and has been a member of the REC since 2009. He has also served as a Branch Chair, Constituency and a member of the Federal Council. He has served as both the Costituency and Regional Election Campaign Manager and also as a member of Gauteng Provincial Elections Campaign team.
In 2009 he worked as a LEAD Coordinator for Democratic Alliance in Sedibeng. In 2011 he was elected as a DA PR Councillor in Emfuleni and served in the Petitions’ Committee and IDP Steering Committee. In 2014 he was elected as a Member of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. He currently serves in the Sports Recreation Arts and Culture Portfolio Committee, as well as the Petitions Standing Committee. He has served as board member of Rural Development initiative (RUDI). He has been a member of the church council; served as the Board Chairman of Ikaheng Service Center, Managing Member of Vuka Lova Recycling Project; as well as Facilitator of Positive Parenting workshops. He is currently studying towards a Master’s degree in International Politics with the University of Johannesburg. He holds a Certificate in Strategic Leadership from Gordon Institute of Business Science. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in leadership and African studies from University of Johannesburg, National Diploma in Public Administration from Regenesys business school, Advanced Graduate Certificate from WITS University, Project Management Certificate from North West University, Certificate in Mastering leadership and Management skills from Astro Tech, Certificate in the ‘Introduction to Law for Non-Lawyers’ with the Nelson Mandela Institute at the Wits School of Law. He also holds a Certificate from the DA political development program.
Professionally, he worked as a debtor for Mshengu’s Haulega and Project CC in 2006 and in 2007, where he was promoted to Assistant Manager.
Source: Democratic Alliance