Board Members


Mr Gary Metcalf


Gary is the Managing Director of Metcalf Group SA, a family owned South Australian business that has been in operation for more than 20 years. Gary provides experience in leading and growing all divisions of a business to create a dynamic and progressive organisation.  As previous President of The Glenelg Football Club 2004-2013 Gary’s 3 top achievements were growing membership from 1000 to 3000 members, increasing sponsorship funds by 200% and the number of sponsors by 50%. With Gary’s communication skills and ability to establish sustainable relationships Gary will make a great asset to United Way South Australia.




Ms Ann perriam


A strategic finance professional, degree qualified with 15 years’ experience working across multiple industries. Throughout Ann’s career she has delivered and continues to deliver innovative solutions to improve profitability, mitigate risk, increase operational efficiency, strengthen engagement, address and manage change and strengthen leadership capabilities. This has been achieved through Ann’s solid business acumen and partnering with the business to ensure finance activities and strategies align and support the business model and objectives. Ann is currently employed with ElectraNet and previous work history includes G8 Education, Schnieder Electric / Clipsal Australia and Ernest and Young.

Mr Graham Goodwin

Graham joined the South Australia Police in 1987 after a short period in private industry as a manager. He has served in various country and metropolitan postings and in 2009 he was seconded to the Kent Police Force in the United Kingdom as an assistant area commander. He is currently in charge of the Serious and Organised Crime Branch.

Graham is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the Australian Army Reserve, again serving in a number of positions particularly in the areas of planning and workforce development. In 2012 he accepted a 12 month posting to the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor Leste as the Deputy Chief Military Liaison Officer. In 2013 he was appointed Commanding Officer of the 10th/27th Battalion, The Royal South Australia Regiment.

He studies regularly and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), and in 2007 was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Command and Staff College (Reserve), and has also completed a Graduate Certificate in Applied Management. Graham and his wife Jenny have two children, Mitchell and Sophie. His leisure interests include cycling, bush walking, camping, and football.

Mr Brenton James

Brenton has been in the legal industry for over 25 years primarily undertaking insurance and commercial work. He has appeared as counsel in a large number of trials and provides advice to the insurance industry on matters involving significant risk, general litigation, legislative interpretation and legal costs.

Brenton is a regular industry speaker. He is the Managing Principal of Jones Harley Toole




Robbi is currently the Business Relation Consultant for Lion / West End Brewery. Robbi is versatile, proactive professional who knows how to add value by managing a company’s image as an asset.   Impressive achievement record in corporate relations, media relations, event planning, community affairs, and marketing communications.  A reputation for producing the best work practices to get the job done.

Mr Mike Matarazzo

Mike is the Director of Research and Development at AEM Cores. AEM are world-leaders in Transformer Core Technology with over 45 years experience. AEM specialises in Research and Development, Manufacture of Unicore Machinery, Manufacture of Test Equipment, and Supply of Magnetic Cores. Mike completed a Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Adelaide in 2015.



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