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Policy Council

The SACOSS Policy Council is nominated from SACOSS's membership. Its aims are to develop policies relevant to the sector as well as to help plan and develop key areas of social policy development. Policy Council members hold office for two year terms and are elected in different categories, as set out in the SACOSS Constitution.

The current Policy Council is as follows:



Nominated by:

Kayla Dickeson Small NGO Disability Rights Advocacy Service
Nicole Chaplin Small NGO

St John's Youth Service

Nikki Candy Small NGO Working Womens Centre
Michele Walcha Individual Member  
Kym Davey Individual Member  
Karen Smith Individual Member  
Tania Manser Large NGO Sonder
Leigh Garrett Large NGO OARS
Susan Errington Large NGO Legal Services Commission of SA
Jala Burton Individual Member  
Deb Stringer CALD Australian Refugee Association
Harry Randhawa Non Metro Uniting Country SA
Shane Maddocks Non-Metro AC.Care
Fiona Endacott Small NGO Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers
Melissa Gibson Peak Body Child and Family Focus SA
Kerrie Akkermans Peak Body Community Centres SA
Geoff Harris Peak Body Mental Health Coalition of SA
Michael White Peak Body SA Network of Drug and Alcohol Services
Michele Robinson Peak Body Aboriginal Health Council of SA 
Kate French Peak Body Community Housing Council SA
Craig Bradbrook Peak Body Playgroup SA
Mary Leaker Peak Body Embolden
David Panter Chairperson  
Vacant X 2 Aboriginal Community Service  
Vacant Individual Member  
Vacant Small NGO  
Vacant CALD