Scouts SA has a dynamic leadership team of Volunteers, Board members, Patrons and Staff.

Their combined function is to support the more than 6000 youth and adults who enjoy the daily fun, learning and adventure that is Scouting.

Please meet the team.

Our Patrons

Mr Robert Champion de Crespigny


Major General Neil Wilson


Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce


Chief Scout - His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia

The Leadership Team

Paul Dickson APM LEM


Jan Turbill

Chief Commissioner

Steve Hastwell

Acting Chief Executive Officer

The Board

Paul Dickson AMP LEM


Jan Turbill

Chief Commissioner

James Carter

Vice President

Langdon Blight

Wendy Kirk

Sue Hill

Janis Bates

Jacqui Wall

Josh Smart

Kathryn Affleck

Chief's Council

John Lowrie

ACC Adventurous Scout Activities

Greg Warnes

ACC Group Support

Marlene Haese

ACC Resources

Simon Frederick

ACC Training & Program Support

Hannah Bourne

ACC Youth Advocacy

Rebekah Hobbs

ACC Youth Advocacy

Chris Wise

ACC Youth Programs

Commercial Managers

Warren Stone

Scout Recycling Centre

James Sellers

Woodhouse Activity Centre

James McLaren

Scout Outdoor Centre & Annapurna

Scouts SA Head Quarters - Managers

Angela Marino

Administration Manager

Tania Hayward

Chief Financial Officer

Kathrine Hastwell

Marketing & Grants Manager

Chris Wise

IT & Membership Manager

Steve Hastwell

General Manager of Operations / Acting CEO

Grant Fergusson

Property Manager

Adam Williss

Volunteer Support Manager

Mark Jentsch

Risk & Compliance Manager

Our Staff

Simone Beeson


Hannah Bourne

Volunteer Resource Co-ordinator

Jenny Corbett

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Grace Fan


Brooke Hannan


Rebekah Hobbs

Branch Program Support Officer

Jodie Kieswetter

Marketing & Grants Officer

Sarah Lambert

Payroll & Finance Officer

Mandy McKellar-Stewart

Executive Assistant to the Chief Commissioner

Samantha Nicol

Membership Administrator

Colin Shepherd

HR Advisor

Taylor Smith

Volunteer Support Administration Officer

Jodi Tasker

Payroll & Finance Officer

Janet Williams

Training Administrator

Kylie Howard

Payroll Officer Scout Recycling Centre

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