Ian commenced in January 2004, as a Cricket Australia Director and is currently President of the SACA. He was Minister for Defence from May 1996 to October 1998, and was President of the National Farmers Federation from 1984 to 1988. He is the former Chairman of Australian Wool Innovation and retired as Deputy Chairman of the South Australian Brewing Company and as a Director of Elders IXL in 1990. He is married with three children, he played cricket for South Australia and was twelfth man for Australia.
SACA subcommittees: Adelaide Oval SMA
Long standing SACA Member, Dean Marsh was appointed to the SACA Board of Management in 2012 to fill the casual vacancy created by the resignation of SACA Board Member and Cricket Australia Chairman, Jack Clarke at the end of 2011. Mr Marsh is the Managing Partner at chartered accounting firm Grant Thornton, is a life member of the Prospect District Cricket Club (PDCC) and has been a SACA member for 36 years. He played at the PDCC from 1971 until 1991, and has been involved in the club as a junior coach.
John has been a SACA Board member since 2000 and was elected to the Cricket Australia Board in 2008. He is a Director of the Centre for Community Services and Research and former Director of the ABC. John was a member of state parliament (1977-1993), was the Leader of the Opposition (1979-82) and Premier of South Australia (1982-1992). He is a member of the Lord’s Taverners and a Life Member of the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association.
SACA subcommittees: Finance and Audit, Adelaide Oval SMA, Membership
Rex has been a member of the SACA Board since 1987. He served as Vice President until December 2012 and is Chairman of the Les Favell Cricket Foundation Trust. He also served as a SACA selector from 1979-83 and sits on the Board for the Woodville-West Torrens Football Club. For more than 30 years Rex was a self-employed independent supermarket proprietor and today he retains a minor interest in the hospitality industry. He played cricket for South Australia and has played Test cricket for Australia. He is married with three children.
SACA subcommittees: Fund Raising
Kevin joined the SACA board in 2005. He is Managing Director of KRG Consultants, an organisation that consults widely to private companies and public agencies in all states of Australia in the areas of strategic planning, executive development and executive coaching. Kevin is a Bradman Medal winner and played grade cricket for seventeen seasons with West Torrens, Student Teachers and University (captain-coach). Kevin also played league football for South Adelaide and was an All-Australian amateur footballer on two occasions. He is married with two children.
SACA subcommittees: Finance and Audit (Chair), Cricket Executive
Robert joined the SACA board in 2000. He is CEO of the Yalumba Wine company, Chair of the Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel, Nautilus Estates, New Zealand and is also on the agri-advisory board of Rabobank. As a wine industry leader, he also sits on the board of the Winemakers Federation Australia (WFA) and the Market Development Advisory Council (MDAC). He is married to Annabel and they have three children.
Andrew was elected to the SACA Board in 2000. He has Degrees in Economics and Education and was a High School senior teacher and administrator before being appointed as Operations Manager of Quark & Associates (Investigators). He continues as Director of a family company. Andrew has had an extensive career in cricket and was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for Service to Sport. He played for South Australia as an opening bowler and was a member of the 1981-82 Sheffield Shield winning team. Andrew was Head Coach of the AIS Cricket Academy during 1990-91 and has been an Assistant and Head Coach of the Redbacks. He has also coached the South Australian U19’s and assisted the South Australian Cricket Academy. Andrew has won two Bradman medals and is the third highest wicket taker in South Australian Club cricket, where he successfully coached three clubs winning three premierships. He represented Australia at U19 level as Vice Captain in the West Indies. He is married with three Children.
SACA subcommittees: CA Game Development, SA Game Development, Fund Raising
Currently a serving member of the SACA Executive Advisory Committee, Andrea Slattery has had extensive involvement with cricket in South Australia for more than 30 years, from grass roots level to elite competitions. Prior to this role Mrs Slattery was a financial planner, accountant and taxation specialist in Adelaide with an elite athlete client base. She is a currently an advisory member on Superannuation committees for the government, ATO and ASIC. She is a Specialist SMSF Advisor, a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a CPA member and an advisory Board member to the Adelaide University International Centre for Financial Services. Mrs Slattery fills a casual vacancy created by the retirement of former board member Jeff Hammond.
SACA subcommittees: Membership
Andrew was appointed to the SACA Board in 2007 following his election as Chairman of the Grade Cricket Committee. He is President of East Torrens District Cricket Club and a Life Member and A grade premiership player at Sturt District Cricket Club. Andrew represented Sturt and East Torrens in 203 A grade matches and was captain-coach of both Clubs. Andrew is a licensed financial adviser and manages his own financial planning business.
SACA subcommittees: Grade Cricket Committee (Chair)
Andrew was appointed to the SACA Board in February 2009 and was elected as Vice President in December 2012. Andrew was previously Chairman of the Adelaide Turf Cricket Association Inc. He is a tax and commercial law partner at Cowell Clarke and is a solicitor and Chartered Accountant. As a commercial lawyer, he has been on the national Board of the Taxation Institute of Australia. He played ATCA Premier Grade for just under 20 years and has represented the ATCA side in interstate matches. He is married with two children.
SACA subcommittees: Finance and Audit, Adelaide Oval SMA
Sam Parkinson joined the SACA Board in 1999. He is the Director of Burley Sekem P/L, a proprietor of a sporting good company, and a partner of Sporting Association Management System. He was a Premiership Captain for the Kensington District Cricket Club and is a former Bradman medalist. He is Vice President of Kensington DCC and is also a life member. Parkinson played in the 1981/82 Shield winning state team.
SACA subcommittees: Fund Raising (Chair)
Andrew was appointed to the SACA Board in 2004. He served as an Australian selector for 15 years, including five as chairman of selectors. Prior to becoming an Australian selector, Andrew served as a member of the State Team Management Committee. He is a partner in Adelaide law Winter Hilditch & Fotheringham and specialises in insurance law. A former Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests and 8 ODIs from 1979 to 1985, he also captained SA and NSW and was vice captain of Australia. Andrew has played cricket for Glenelg District Cricket Club, Sutherland Shire Cricket Club, Forfarshire and Middleton Cricket Clubs.
SACA subcommittees: Finance and Audit; High performance
Sally Niehuus is the first female elected to the SACA Board. Continuing her families’ passion for cricket, Ms Niehuus has been the secretary at Glenelg Cricket Club for the past four years where her grandfather Dick Niehuus played for the state and served cricket for 50 years including on the SACA Board.
With a Masters in Business (Administrative Management), a Bachelor of Arts and an Advanced Diploma in Human Resources, Ms Niehuus has worked in Human Resources for more than 10 years, developing extensive people and business skills.
SACA subcommittees: Grade Cricket
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