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

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 Co-opted till 2018
Sabina Schaare Member Co-opted till 2019
Pam Simmons Member 2019
Rosemary Warmington Member 2018
Matthew Woodward Member 2018
David Panter Chair 2018*



*The position of SACOSS Chair is open for re-election in 2018.  The Chair is elected by a joint meeting of the Board and Policy Council post the 2018 AGM. 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. For further information regarding this role please contact Ross Womersley, SACOSS CEO, at ross@sacoss.org.au