Board and Management
Board of Directors
Hutt St Centre is governed by a Board of Directors and is committed to preserving the spirit of the Daughters of Charity and their work with the most disadvantaged people in our community. Members of the Daughters of Charity continue to be involved with Hutt St Centre and provide a link to their global community.
Chair, Dr Phillip Donato OAM
Sr Carole Jones
Sean van der Linden
Ian Cox, Chief Executive Officer
Ian reports directly to the Board and to the Daughters of Charity and is responsible for the ongoing provision of service delivery. Ian is highly respected throughout the sector at state and national level and provides leadership and vision to the homelessness service industry.
Tim Conlon, Business Manager
Tim manages our financial systems, budgets, ICT, and the administration team. Tim sits on the Board's Finance, Audit & Risk Committee and Investment Committee, and prepares the accounts for audit.
Lynda Forrest, Chief Operating Officer
Lynda supports the development of service delivery strategy and models including Client Services, Pathways to Education and Employment and the Aspire Adelaide program.
Mike Francis, Development and Partnerships Manager
Mike manages our corporate and community partnerships, media, and fundraising. His role includes developing new initiatives for generating income, identifying funding opportunities for new projects, negotiating partnerships, and overall management of the marketing and fundraising team.
Fundraising activities and investments are the responsibility of Hutt St Centre Foundation, a committee of the Hutt St Centre Board.
Chair, Paul Kirchner
Vice Chair, Simon Crabb
We wish to acknowledge the contributions of the Patrons of Hutt St Centre:
Archbishop Philip Wilson DD JCL
Amanda Blair - Broadcaster
Bernard Booth – Bernard Booth Real Estate
Hon. Greg Crafter – Consultant to Johnston Withers and former Minister in the South Australian Parliament
Brian Ferrari – Ferrari Formalwear
Bruce McAvaney OAM – Channel 7
Amanda Vanstone – Former Australian Ambassador to Italy and former Senator for South Australia
Jim Whiting OAM – Managing Director: Badge
Duncan McGillivray – KI Pure Grain
Geoff Merrill – Geoff Merrill Wines