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South Australia & Northern Territory Division Council Election 2019

Voting is now open to fill one vacancy on the SA & NT Division Council.

Two candidates have been nominated to fill one seat on the SA & NT Division Council.

Voting is now open and, in accordance with the Australian Institute of Company Directors By-Laws, will remain open until 5.00pm AEST on Monday, 9 September 2019. The date of the Election is Tuesday, 10 September 2019.

Please contact the SA & NT office (08) 8236 2800 if you are a member of the AICD and have not yet received details on how to vote.

Meet the SA/NT team

We have a dedicated team of staff to assist with any member queries and requests for information.

The South Australian Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has a dedicated team of staff to assist with any queries you may have.

Please find our staff members and contact details below:

State Manager

  • Clinton Jury MAICD – State Manager, South Australian/Northern Territory Division
  • Melissa Evans – Office Services and Business Centre & Member Lounge Coordinator

Membership Team

  • Andrew Harris GAICD – Members & Directors Manager
  • Esther Pfeiffer – Members & Directors Executive

Programs Team

  • Susannah Hayden MAICD - Members & Directors Manager (Programs)
  • Danuelle Scott - Members & Directors Executive (Events, Sponsorship & Marketing)
  • Paul van der Koogh - Members & Directors Coordinator (Education)
  • Katherine Masters - Members & Directors Coordinator (Events)

NT-Based Team

  • Terri-ann Maney GAICD - Members & Directors Manager (Northern Territory)
  • Clalia Mar - Members & Directors Executive (Northern Territory)

  • Advisory Team

    • Kym Hume FAICD – Account Manager (Public Sector)
    • John Semba – Account Manager (Not-for-Profit Sector)

    Contact Details

    Level 23
    Westpac House
    91 King William Street
    Adelaide SA
    5000 Australia

    Click here to view office location.

    Mailing Address:
    GPO Box 482
    Adelaide SA
    5001 Australia

    Phone (08) 8236 2800
    Facsimile (08) 8236 2833

    Meet the SA Council

    The Council assists in providing guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division.

    The South Australian Council assists in guidance and strategic input into the direction of our Division. The Council also approves all membership applications and subsequent upgrades of membership.

    The Role of the Council

    The role of the Council is defined in Article 9.3 of our Constitution. To give effect to that role, the objectives of the Councils are:

    A. To provide advice to the Australian Institute of Company Directors Board and CEO on:
    i) Policy matters affecting the role of directors
    ii) Australian Institute of Company Directors membership matters
    iii) The strategy and policies of the Australian Institute of Company Directors itself and management issues that may arise from time to time.

    B. To administer the membership of the Division, approving new members and upgrades.

    C. To represent the views and aspirations of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in the Division’s territory and to develop relationships with leaders in directorship, regulation and politics who reside or are active in the territory.

    D. To support the Division Manager with regard to:
    i) Events
    ii) Member service, member recruitment and retention and member grade matters
    iii) The general conduct of the Division, including Director and Board Development programs

    Council Members

    Current members of the South Australian Council are as follows :

    • Dr Roger Sexton AM FAICD (President)
    • Mr Fraser Bell GAICD 
    • Mr Brett Cowell FAICD  
    • Ms Alison Kimber GAICD
    • Nicolle Rantanen FAICD
    • Ms Kathy Gramp FAICD (National Board)
    • Mr John van Ruth FAICD (Chair - Membership Committee)
    • Mr Richard Giles FAICD (Chair - NT Committee)
    • Mr Adrian Skull FAICD

    Council Procedures

    A Council consists of at least five and not more than ten members elected by the members of the Division. Each Council elects a President who serves for a period of up to three years at the discretion of the Council. Each Council also appoints one of its members, usually the Division President, to the Australian Institute of Company Directors board for a period of up to three years. One third of Council members retire each year, although a retiring member may be eligible for re-election. The maximum time a Council member may serve is nine years, or three terms if less.

    For more information on the role of the Council and its directive please view the Australian Institute of Company Directors by-laws.

    Your place to meet in South Australia

    Exclusive and complimentary for members, the lounge area is a modern multi-functional space which can be used for informal meetings, private work or simply to unwind. For meetings that require more privacy we also provide a variety of different size rooms that can be hired on an hourly, half day or full day basis

    Regional focus

    We support regional members and directors through courses, events and our regional committees.

    Regional focus

    We recognise the importance of supporting regional directors and members with a focus on delivering events and education courses locally.

    We recognise the importance of supporting regional directors and members, and would like to hear from you about the types of courses and events you would like to see in your region.

    We also need your support. If you know of friends or colleagues that are interested in attending our courses and events please let us know. With enough interest, we may be able to visit your region in the near future.

    Please contact our office on We look forward to hearing from you.

    Our partners

    SA/NT Division partners