Our Team

Ambassadors

Jane Doyle


Jane has been part of SA’s media landscape for more than 30 years. An accomplished print journalist before moving to radio and television, Jane has presented Seven News for 28 years. Jane is passionate about arts and community, and Chairs Carclew, SA’s peak Youth Arts body. She is also Patron of both the Mental Illness Fellowship of SA and Flinders Medical Centre Foundation in addition to being a Cabaret Festival Advocate.

Carolyn Hewson


Carolyn Hewson AO. B.Ec. (Hons) MA (Econ.), FAICD is a former investment banker with more than 30 years of experience in the financial sector. Ms Hewson is a non-executive Director of two listed Australian companies – BHP Billiton and Stockland Group. She has also served as a Director on the Boards of the Australian Gas Light Company, AGL Energy, AMP, BT Investment Management CSR, South Australia Water, the Economic Development Board of South Australia and Westpac Banking Corporation. In 2009 she was made an Officer in the Order of Australia for her services to the community and to business.

Raymond Spencer


In 2009, Raymond Spencer returned to Australia following 35 years of living and working in the USA, India and Europe. Raymond was appointed Chairman of the Economic Development Board in January 2011 and in an additional leading appointment also serves as Chairman of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). Raymond is Chairman or a board member of a number of private and public companies in Australia and the USA. He holds more than 35 years of leadership in international business management, organisational culture and mergers and acquisitions.

Kevin Scarce


Adelaide-born Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC is a retired Royal Australian Navy officer who served as the 34th Governor of South Australia from August 2007 to August 2014. Since ending his term as Governor of South Australia, Kevin has remained active in the State’s not-for-profit sector appointed to positions including Chairman of the Cancer Council of South Australia and President of Novita Children’s Services. Kevin is currently the 16th Chancellor of the University of Adelaide.

Management Committee

Kathryn House

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. Supporting several charities, Kathryn is also on the Board of Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation and was previously Chair of Catherine House Trust. Kathryn 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.

Geoff Day

Membership Committee


Geoff is chairman of the Day Family Foundation, a medium-sized family foundation that aims to create positive change through mentoring, music, leadership and positive education programs in disadvantaged schools. Geoff, whose services to the community have been acknowledged through a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), was the founding chair of Impact100 SA, a position he held from 2013 to 2019. Geoff is a retired stockbroker and spends his time promoting ‘more and better philanthropy’ by supporting family members to pursue social purpose interests and encouraging the next generation of family members to engage in ‘collective giving’ models.

Rachael McEvoy

Treasurer


Rachael is currently a Personal Assistant to Risk Advisory Partners at professional services firm, Deloitte. Prior to this appointment, she worked at Jaquillard Minns, a Chartered Accounting practice with a strong focus on philanthropy, and it is through this role that she was introduced to Impact100 SA and the simple concept of collective giving. A passionate philanthropist, Rachael is particularly interested in supporting children from all socio-economic backgrounds to have every opportunity to live full happy lives.

Ellen Edmonds-Wilson

Secretary


Ellen has extensive experience in board management and corporate governance having 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. Through these roles she has gained valuable experience in fundraising, marketing, finance, recruitment, strategic planning and Board management. With various appointments to Boards, Ellen has most recently been a peer support mentor for families of children who are newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes through the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Justine Crawford

Chair, Marketing & PR Committee


Justine is experienced across multiple business disciplines including communications, analysis, and business development. She has worked in multiple professional roles primarily in communications and the internet and more recently in personal property development and management along with volunteering in the philanthropic sector. Justine is passionate about making positive change and leading by example.

Ailsa Young

Chair, Grants Committee


Through working in professional services at PwC and more recently as an independent business consultant in the higher education sector, Ailsa has developed strengths in stakeholder management, strategic decision-making support and commercial business development. She led PwC’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team in Adelaide, shaping the national CSR strategy to creatively increase office-wide participation and awareness of the local not-for-profit sector. A graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), Ailsa has worked with various not-for-profits in advisory or voluntary capacities. She has a particular passion for impact investing and for improving education outcomes at all levels.

Clare Randall

Membership Committee


Clare has a range of grant management experience in government and philanthropic sectors and currently leads the work of Awesome Foundation, a giving circle focused on supporting awesome local ideas. Clare has held a range of positions in the non-profit sector and is passionate about supporting young people to realise their potential and supporting the growth of philanthropy in South Australia.

Jackie Newton

Chair, Events Committee


Jackie is an experienced hospitality management professional with over 25 years of experience in events, sales, business development and sponsorship. She is currently employed by the Hurley Hotel Group.

Jackie is passionate about providing a brighter future to at risk children and will embark on her first walk as an ATO with Operation Flinders in 2020. She is looking forward to raising the profile of Impact100 SA and encouraging more people to join this amazing giving circle that helps raise funds and awareness of the many worthy charities that are in our community.

Geoffrey Walsh

Membership Committee


Geoff has had long term experience in management and corporate governance.
He was responsible for actioning the merger to create the Australian Institute of Company Directors in South Australia and the Northern Territory and has worked as an educator in the area of corporate governance in Masters Programmes with Uni SA and MARC. He serves on a number of Boards and manages a Family Charitable Trust.
Geoff has worked with various charity organisations for many years in support of sick, special and at risk children including Variety, the Children’s Charity and Operation Flinders Foundation where he was part of the Field Management team and is now an Ambassador. He is an avid supporter of charitable works especially organisations who work within the above framework.

Sub-Committees

In addition to the Management Committee, our sub-committees are comprised of generous individuals who donate their time, expertise and passion.

Grants


Ailsa Young (Chair)
Clare Randall
Dave Stock
David McGlennon
David Walker
Marilyn Chambers
Noel Grieve
Philip Huestis
Simon Tiddy
Julia Pitman

Marketing & PR


Justine Crawford (Chair)
Ellen Edmonds-Wilson
Julie Adair-Cullen
Gabrielle Agnew
Nikki Hamdorf
Caitlin Jones
Louisa Zerella
The sub-committee is also generously supported by Haley Tamblyn and Serena Findlay from Hughes PR who generously donate resources and expertise.

Events


Jackie Newton (Chair)
To be updated

Membership


Philip Rundle (Chair) 0412 000 498
Geoff Day 0412 506 453
Natalie Fuller 0419 823 137
Kathryn House 0418 820 914
Rachael McEvoy 0413 296 929
Julia Steele-Scott 0418 854 361
Geoffrey Walsh