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Policy Council

The SACOSS Policy Council, drawn from the SACOSS membership, develops policies relevant to the sector and helps to plan and develop key areas of social policy development. Policy Council members hold office for two year terms and are elected in different categories set out in the SACOSS Constitution.

The current Policy Council membership is as follows:



Term Expires

Nominated by:

Michelle Adams Small NGO 2018 Australian Association of Social Workers
  Peak Body 2019


Phillip Beddall Individual Member 2018  
Nicole Chaplin Small NGO 2018

St John's Youth Service

Libby Craft Large NGO 2019 UnitingSA
Susan Errington Large NGO 2019 Legal Services Commission of SA
Kylie Ferguson Peak Body 2018 Community Centres SA
Geoff Harris Peak Body 2018 Mental Health Coalition of SA
Kristin Johansson CALD 2019 Multicultural Communities Council of SA
Louise Kelly Small NGO 2019 OARS Community Liaison
Rob Martin Peak Body 2019 Child and Family Welfare Association of SA
Shane Maddocks Non-metro 2019 ac.care
Jane Mussared Individual Member 2019  
David Panter SACOSS Chair 2018  
Anthea Pavy Non-metro 2018 UnitingCare Wesley Country
Carmel Rosier Peak Body 2019

Community Housing Council SA

Phil Saunders Individual Member 2019  
Robyn Sutherland Large NGO 2018 Uniting Communities
Susan Thomas Large NGO 2018 Life Without Barriers
Shona Reid Small NGO 2019 Reconciliation SA

Michael White

Peak Body 2018 SA Network of Drug and Alcohol Services
Vacant CALD    
Vacant Aboriginal     
Vacant Aboriginal     
Vacant Individual Member