scosa’s Board is comprised of a group of committed people with extensive skills and experience, who volunteer their time to provide sound leadership and oversight, always with the well being of our participants at the forefront of their minds.
Linda has held leadership positions for the last three decades including South Australian Commissioner for Equal Opportunity. She was Queensland’s first Privacy Commissioner in 2010 and has managed a number of organisations including the SA Domestic Violence Prevention Unit and the SA Rape and Sexual Assault Service.
Linda was interim CEO at Catherine House before taking on her current role of CEO at Altera Consultants.
Alan is currently the Chief Executive Officer of SPORTSMED SA. He is a Chartered Accountant, Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds the positions of President and Treasurer of the Australian Private Hospitals Association – SA Branch. Alan is also a Director of St Johns Grammar School in Belair and Chairman of its Finance, Audit & Risk Committee. Alan joined the scosa Board in October 2016.
Justin has 20 years of experience in the finance sector and is currently responsible for the strategy and delivery of the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Group’s superannuation, investment product and life insurance solutions. Justin is CPA qualified, has completed a Bachelor of Commerce and an Advanced Diploma of Finance and Investments. He is also Chair of the Sandhurst Trustees Insurance Reference Committee and is a member of the Sandhurst Investment Governance Committee.
Jacqueline (Jacqui) has 35 years of experience in the media industry and has worked in both Melbourne and Adelaide in various positions including Sales Director, Business Development Manager and Account Director. She has worked across a broad range of media specialising in Radio and Digital Media and has extensive experience working with Adelaide businesses driving growth and profitability. Jacqui’s sister,
Toni-Anne is a participant at scosa’s Modbury Hub giving Jacqui an understanding of the needs of people living with disabilities and also the situation of their families and carers.
Tom is the Founder and Director of Silver Vault delivering expertise and value to their customers. He is a well-versed business change and IT lead with over 15 years of experience locally and abroad in a range of industries including Health, Finance, Professional Services and Retail.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Information Technology and Graduate Diploma of Management. As the CIO for a leading Aged Care provider, he has developed a keen interest in working with disability, aged and the social care industries to enable them to deliver exceptional outcomes to some of Australia’s most vulnerable people.
Vicki has held senior leadership positions in both State and Commonwealth Governments. She was South Australian State Manager of the Commonwealth Department of Families, Housing Community Services and Indigenous Affairs for five years. She has chaired numerous advisory bodies providing advice to government and was President of Women with Disabilities for several years. She acquired a disability in 1979 after a serious illness and has been active at a professional and community level in disability issues for over thirty years. Currently she is a member of the Board of the Dame Roma Mitchell Trust Fund for Children and Young People.
Roxanne Ramsey PSM
Roxanne has worked in a variety of human service executive positions across State and Federal governments in South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland. These have involved the health sector, community services, disability, ageing and juvenile justice. Most recently she has provided consultancy advice to the National Disability Insurance Agency regarding services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a disability, and people with a disability living in rural and remote locations.
Dr David Caudrey PSM
David has 35 years of experience in the disability sector and is currently the Disability Advocate within the Office of the Public Advocate. David was the CEO of Novita Children’s Services from 1984 to 1999 and then joined the South Australian public service where he held many senior positions, including Director, Disability Services Office and Executive Director, Disability SA.
David has taken a lead role in the development and implementation of State disability services and overseen significant reform to the way supports are provided for people with disabilities and their families in South Australia. He has a doctorate from the University of London and an Honours Degree from the University of Adelaide. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, Flinders University. In 2013 he was awarded the Public Service Medal for outstanding public service to the disability sector.