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Policy Council

The SACOSS Policy Council, drawn from the SACOSS membership, is responsible for the development and promotion of SACOSS policy on social, economic and political issues, together with sector and industry development. It works in furtherance of the Objects of SACOSS and in accordance with the strategic plan of SACOSS. In this way, Policy Council is responsible for contributing to the development and maintenance of a well-managed and influential non-government sector within the community services industry in South Australia.

The current Policy Council membership is as follows:



Term Expires

Nominated by:

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

Youth Affairs Council of SA

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
Alison Harker 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
Susan Lane Peak Body 2019 Child and Family Welfare Association of SA
Paul Laris Individual Member 2018  
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
Mark Waters Small NGO 2019 Reconciliation SA
Michael White Peak Body 2018 SA Network of Drug and Alcohol Services