Our Board.

Kate Thiele
Kate ThielePresident
Kate Thiele FAICD, MBA, Dip App Sc Kate is a governance, not for profit and business leader. With a background in health, the corporate sector and with two of Australia’s leading NFPs, she is passionate about purpose, people and performance. In 2015 Kate was awarded Telstra SA Business Woman of the Year and was recognised as the national ‘For Purpose and Social Enterprise’ award recipient. Within her own business, Kate supports organisations to expand their capability and capacity. “It is an honour to join the Skylight community and I look forward to expanding services for participants, their families and carers.”
 Adam McCallum
Adam McCallumVice President
Adam has 20 years’ experience in senior management and project management with expertise across numerous disciplines including business improvement, stakeholder management, quality and risk control, relationship building, personnel and budget management. He is a strong advocate for promoting acceptance of mental illness and supporting people who struggle with it day in and day out. “Having been exposed to those challenged by mental illness, I understand the importance of the work and support that Skylight offers, and it is an honour to be a member of the Skylight board”
Geoff Pritchard
Geoff Pritchard Treasurer
A Chartered Accountant, Geoff joined the Skylight Board in June 2013 as Treasurer. He has worked as an Audit Manager with Deloitte and has held senior roles in finance and administration with companies involved in the manufacture and distribution of health and personal care products. “I aspire to serve Skylight by helping where my experience and aptitude might be valuable and contributing to overall governance and financial issues as a member of the Board”
Lisa Thiele
Lisa ThieleBoard Member
Lisa is a consumer representative with personal experience of mental illness and brings a unique blend of lived experience and work experience to the board. She volunteers for community organisations, has an Economics degree and Certificate 4 Peer Work Mental Health. Lisa is interested in providing support and encouragement to people who lack confidence and are struggling with pain, identity and life issues. “I believe my experience as a Skylight recipient and employee will advantage the board and be a voice for people living with mental illness and their carers”
David Meldrum
David MeldrumBoard Member
David brings managerial experience and expertise of the health and community services sector to the Skylight Board. He has worked at a state and national level and has an extensive network of contacts in the sector. David has been on the Skylight Board for ten years, and has a good understanding of its programs, finances and human resources. “My experience and my profound admiration for Skylight and its people helps me to contribute useful advice on matters of policy, governance and the overall development of Skylight”
Pat McLeod
Pat McLeodBoard Member
Pat’s interest and specialisation is in psychosocial rehabilitation, especially vocational rehabilitation. Pat has completed a Masters of Applied Science by Research looking at the issue of managing mental illness at work and worked in vocational rehabilitation from 1989. “I believe that organisations such as Skylight are a critical player in the mental health field"
Jane Monk
Jane MonkBoard Member
Jane is a skilled executive with extensive experience across the private and not for profit sector. She has 20 years’ experience as an executive across a range of sectors including seniors housing and services; disability; hospitality and retail. Jane is a member of the AICD and CPA and holds a Masters Business Administration from UniSA and a Bachelor of Commerce from Flinders University. In 2019 Jane completed the Authentic Leadership Program at Harvard University. “I believe that I bring a diverse range of skills and experience that would support Skylights objectives and would look forward to supporting the organisation and learning more along the way.”

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