Dr Martin Dooland AM (Chairperson)
Martin has a more than 40-year career supporting the Australian health sector. His distinguished career has seen him serve as a dentist in rural South Australia and as a lecturer with the School of Dental Therapy and the University of South Australia. He has also spent time in leadership roles including Chief Executive of the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne, Chief Executive of Dental Health Services Victoria and Chief Executive SA Dental Service. Among his many achievements, Martin authored a 1992 National Health Strategy paper Improving Dental Health in Australia and he has served on the National Advisory Committee on Oral Health. In 2012 he received the Basil Hetzel Award for Leadership in Public Health and in 2013 he was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for his contribution to public dental services.
Grant is a Director and the Founder of AccessPay. His experience in establishing a national business administering employee benefits for the not-for-profit sector and his genuine commitment to fairness, equal opportunity and community brings great value to the Board of Inclusive Directions. Grant is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Peter is a Lawyer with Mellor Olsson. He has vast practical experience as a commercial lawyer with expertise in banking and finance, tax and property. He has a personal passion for community service and is keen to make a tangible contribution to Inclusive Directions. Peter is a member of the Law Society of South Australia and the Tax Institute.
Robyn Paterson (Deputy Chair)
Robyn is the Manager of the Robe-based Child Care on Wheels Service and is a member of the Ministerial Advisory Council for Child Care and Early Learning. She is also deputy chairperson of the National Association of Mobile Services (NAMS) and a member of the Education and Early Childhood Services Registration and Standards Board of SA Reference Committee. Robyn has extensive experience in the education sector as a school principal and university lecturer, and providing mobile child care services to the South Australian rural community.
Ian Rhodes (Treasurer)
Ian has had a long and impressive history within the finance sector. After starting his career in the UK, Ian moved to Australia in 1988 working in senior roles across the public and private sectors. Since 2011 Ian has been working as a consultant while taking the time to enjoy life and travel.
After a successful career spanning a number of senior roles across organisations, including Finlaysons Lawyers, the Bedford Group and Linkbridge, Grant has recently decided to give back to the community by joining the SA Police. His experience also extends to being a member of the boards of the Leaders Institute of South Australia and Carclew. He has a passion for serving and contributing to the community, which when combined with his extensive experience as a successful leader, business manager, legal professional and training provider, allows him to bring great value to the Inclusive Directions board.
Anne is a senior leader with more than twenty years of leading, developing and contributing to human services within SA, nationally and internationally. With a strong commitment to justice, service and results, Anne has has guided community centered health providers in creating, establishing and providing services that are socially inclusive and focused on outcomes, serving both the community and business.
David’s experience in both senior management and governance, along with formal studies and qualifications in accounting, marketing and a variety of management areas, have provided him with significant experience in a broad range of business functions and expertise in most aspects of developing and managing businesses, particularly in the not for profit sector.