Our Board

Playgroup SA is a community based not-for-profit organisation. The Board of Playgroup SA is voluntary based and includes both Playgroup members and interested members of the public who have the required skills and competencies necessary to provide sound governance for the organisation. Playgroup SA’s board members are elected annually at the Annual General Meeting.

Playgroup SA’s Volunteer Board strives to provide a strong, committed collaborative governance team for Playgroup SA.

Trish Strachan
Chair of the Board

Dr Sally Brinkman
Deputy Chair

Ann Perriam 

Cecilia Pascale
Board Member

Rose Deane
Board Member

Gaynor Ramsey
Board Member

Ben Birch 
Board Member

Tania Potts
Board Member

Our Team

Playgroup SA staff consists of a  dedicated multidisciplinary team who are passionate about their support and dedication to the Playgroup Movement, families and volunteers.

The team strives to bring their varied qualifications and experiences to assist in raising the profile of Playgroup and the many valuable benefits that can be gained through being part of the Playgroup Community. Playgroup SA’s vision and purpose is at the core of all staff activities. 

Craig Bradbrook
Chief Executive Officer

Teresa DiBartolo
Senior Business Administrator

Amy Elliott
Informatics Officer

Alicia Beames
Community Impact Specialist 

Beck Blunn
Community Impact Facilitator  

Rachael Stroud
Funded Playgroups Coordinator

Catherine Mangelsdorf
Program Facilitator: PlayTogether/Every Body Play

Emma Sordillo
Marketing Manager

Sarah Zulian
Digital Officer