Anglicare SA Ltd. and Anglicare SA Housing Limited are each governed by their own volunteer boards. We thank the members of the Board for donating their time and expertise.
The affairs of AnglicareSA are managed by the Board of Directors. Directors are appointed by the Bishop, the members of AnglicareSA, the Provincial Council and the AnglicareSA Board of Directors.
The Archbishop of Adelaide, the Most Reverend Geoff Smith holds the position of Visitor.
The members of AnglicareSA are the members of the Synod of the Diocese of Adelaide.
The Most Reverend Geoff Smith
Geoffrey Smith became the Archbishop of Adelaide in April 2017 after four years as Assistant Bishop and General Manager/Registrar of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane. He is currently the Visitor of AnglicareSA.
Geoffrey has served as a Parish Priest on the Gold Coast, Ballina, Sawtell, Lismore, Port Macquarie and Papua New Guinea and was National Director of the Anglican Board of Mission Australia for five years.
After becoming a Bishop in 2007, Geoffrey was Bishop of the Southern Region in the Diocese of Brisbane until 2013. He has a significant interest in missiology and governance and has served as a member of four Anglican school councils.
Mr Bruce Linn AM
Bruce Linn is an experienced company director, chairman and former CEO who heads a successful international governance and strategic management consulting business.
An Adelaide University science graduate, he is a technologist with over 40 years’ experience in business strategy, digital strategy, governance, leadership, business management and commercialisation of a broad range of technologies including IT, telecommunications, Internet and social media. Past President of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) (SA/NT), he is currently Chairman of Anglicare SA Ltd, Anglicare SA Housing Ltd, State Library of SA, Adelaide Chamber Singers Inc and Sensei Productivity Pty Ltd. He is also a non-executive director of SABRENet Ltd. He is a Member of the Order of Australia, Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, a UniSA University Fellow and a Distinguished Fellow of the AICD.
Mr Greg Frisby
Greg Frisby is an experienced company director and corporate consultant with extensive experience across several industry segments including financial services. Greg has a strong background in corporate finance, strategic planning and corporate governance. He has been a Director of AnglicareSA for more than three years and is current Chair of the Finance Committee.
Greg is Deputy Chair of AnglicareSA and AnglicareSA Housing.
Mr Grant Chapman
Grant is a business consultant, company director, part-time senior member of the Commonwealth Government Administrative Appeals Tribunal and is involved in farming.
Grant was appointed by the UN to its Panel of Eminent Persons to Combat Desertification and was awarded the Grand Cross, Order of Bernardo O’Higgins by the President of Chile for his contribution to international relations.
The Rev’d David Covington-Groth
Prior to ordination he worked as an Occupational Therapist specializing in rehabilitation. He also worked as a health service manager across various organisations.
A keen interest in the life of the Diocese of Adelaide, sees him currently servicing as a member of Diocesan Council, and previously on a number of related committees; CISMU, Council of Churches, Diocesan Audit and Risk, and Diocesan Nominator.
Ms Emma Riggs
She is a current member of the Episcopal Standards Commission, the SA representative on the Church Law Commission, executive member of the SA Council for Civil Liberties and the Refugee Advocacy Service of South Australia.
The Rev’d Darren Russ
Prior to ministry, Darren worked in IT and business consulting for 25 years, the last 15 as a partner at Accenture. He was most recently an independent Director of CMS Australia and a member of the Audit and Risk and Governance and Nominations Committees. Darren’s previous governance roles include National Council Member and Management Committee Chair of SparkLit, and as a Director and member of many of Accenture’s national and international Councils. Darren is a Justice of the Peace of SA and a Graduate Member of the AICD.
The Rev’d Canon Ali Wurm
Ali is a member of Diocesan Council, the Willochra Home Board, Camp Willochra Board, and a member of the Cathedral Chapter. She is a member of the Ministry Formation Team and the Anglicare Willochra Committee.
Ali was ordained in 2000 in the Diocese of Adelaide where she served at St Saviour’s Glen Osmond, St Peter’s Cathedral, St Paul’s Port Adelaide and St Bede’s Semaphore. Prior to ordained ministry, Ali worked as a community worker, youth worker, welfare worker and chaplain.
The Rev’d Margo Holt
Ms Virginia Hickey
In addition to consulting directly to boards to assist them to improve their corporate governance, Virginia is a facilitator in the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ national and international company director courses. Virginia is passionate about and committed to high standards of ethics and effective board governance.
Dr Angela Evans AM
Angela has been a Board Director at St Mark’s College, Executive of Sports Medicine Australia (SA), Chair of The Magdalene Centre committee, People’s Warden and Deputy Chair of Adelaide’s St Peter’s Anglican Cathedral Council. Current non-executive Director roles are with AnglicareSA and Australian Podiatry Association.
Mr Geoff White | Board of AnglicareSA Housing
Mr Tim Sarah | Board of AnglicareSA Housing
Mr Frank Agostino | Board of AnglicareSA Housing
Ms Susy Daw
Susy’s current appointments include the Women’s and Children’s Health Network, St. Andrew’s Hospital, The University of Adelaide Risk Management Reference Committee, and ECH SA Inc. Clinical Quality Committee.
Mr Chris McSporran
Ms Amanda McIlroy
Amanda has graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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