IMPACT100 SA MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE:
Management Committee Chairperson
Kathryn is an educator with a passion for working to provide opportunities for all people to fully participate and thrive in our community, without disadvantage. Kathryn supports several charities and is on the Board of the Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation and was previously Chair of the Catherine House Trust. Kathryn also has a background in aged care, fundraising and association management and is particularly interested in finding solutions to ending homelessness and disadvantage in our community.
Management Committee Member & Membership Committee
Geoff is chairman of the Day Family Foundation and is strongly committed to improving the education of disadvantaged students. Geoff is an active member of Philanthropy Australia and received an OAM medal for services to the community.
Julia Steele Scott
Management Committee Member, Secretary
Julia works for the Klein Family Foundation and was the State Manager, SA & WA, for Philanthropy Australia, working to grow giving in South Australia and Western Australia. She has a strong commercial acumen and a background in the not-for-profit, health and finance sectors. Julia is passionate about encouraging philanthropy and enabling people to make the most of their charitable giving,
Management Committee Member
Ellen Edmonds-Wilson has extensive experience in board management and corporate governance. She has held national and state based CEO roles, including the Australian Medical Association SA Branch, the Medical Indemnity Industry Association of Australia and the Equestrian Federation of Australia. Her roles have involved working with a range of professional associations and include responsibility for fundraising, marketing, finance, recruitment, strategic planning as well as Board management. Her Board roles have included Insurance Statistics Australia, the SA Red Cross and the Adelaide University Graduate School Board. In recently times she has also been a peer support mentor for families of children who are newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes through the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
James is the WA & SA State Manager of Creative Partnerships Australia. He is a graduate of the Executive Program for Non-Profit Leaders in the Arts, Stanford University, and holds a Graduate Certificate of Social Impact from UWA. In 2011 he researched the growing phenomenon of collaborative giving in the USA and on returning to Australia, helped to start Impact100 WA, the first Impact100 group outside the USA.
Management Committee Member & Chair Memberships Committee
Philip is Managing Director at Tavistock Property, a company advising clients on commercial property and transaction management issues. In addition he is on the board of Southern Cross Care (SCC), Chair of the SCC property committee, and board member ICAM APP #1, who are the 50% owner of Westpac House. Philip also undertakes various volunteer roles with Hutt St Foundation, Cancer Council of SA, St Vincent de Paul society and the Catholic church diocesan finance council property committee.
Management Committee Member & Treasurer
Rachael is an Executive Administrator and Office Manager at Jaquillard Minns, a Chartered Accounting practice with a strong focus on philanthropy. Through her role she was introduced to Impact100 and the simple concept of collective giving. Rachael is passionate about helping children from all socio-economic backgrounds to have every opportunity to live full happy lives.
Management Committee Member & Chair Grants Committee
Through working in professional services at PwC, and latterly as an independent business consultant working mostly in the higher education sector, Ailsa has developed particular strengths in the areas of stakeholder management, strategic decision-making support and commercial business development. She led PwC’s CSR team in Adelaide and helped shape the national CSR strategy focussing on creatively increasing office-wide participation and raising awareness of the local not-for-profit sector. She is a graduate of the AICD and has worked with various NFPs in an advisory or voluntary capacity. She has a particular passion for impact investing and for improving education outcomes at all levels.
Management Committee Member & Chair of Marketing, PR & Events Committee
Allison is a communications professional currently working in the Local Government sector. With a background in arts marketing, Allison has also dedicated herself to various philanthropic projects and boards, and is passionate about encouraging other to do the same. She has a keen interest in creating development opportunities for young people and prioritising mental health.