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The SACOSS Board is responsible for the governance of the organisation.

Nominations are now open for the SACOSS Board elections 2018. Eligible members can download a nomination form here. Nominations must be received by SACOSS before 5.00pm Thursday 4 October 2018. 

Current Board Members are:


Name Board Position Year Term Expires
Emma-Louise Crosby Treasurer 2019
Nicole Chaplin Member 2019
Mel Ottaway member 2018
Nancy Penna Member 2019
Pam Simmons Member 2019
Rosemary Warmington Member 2018
Matthew Woodward Member 2019
David Panter Chair 2018


The position of SACOSS Chair is also open for re-election in 2018 from within the membership of the new Board.  As the Chair of both the Board (governance) and the Policy Council (discussing policy priorities), the Chair plays a vital role in leading and representing SACOSS. This can include attending meetings with senior government representatives, including government ministers, as well as on external committees and at other state and national events and forums.

Interested candidates can be nominated by individual members, organisational members or by themselves. Nominations close at 5pm Thursday 4 October 2018. For further information regarding this role please contact Ross Womersley, SACOSS CEO, at ross@sacoss.org.au