The GCS Board

Goodwood Community Services Inc is managed by a volunteer Board of Management. The Board controls and manages the affairs, funds and other property in accordance with the rules, policies and procedures of GCS Inc and the Associations Incorporation Act (SA) 1985. A team of staff and volunteers, work with the Board to achieve the goals and priorities of GCS

The Board of Management will consist of a maximum of 9 members:

  • seven of which are members of GCS and elected by the members at the Annual General Meeting; and
  • two who are appointed by the Board who shall have the same voting rights and tenure as an elected member of the Board.

Elections to the Board are for a two year term and occur at the Annual General Meeting held in October at the Goodwood Community Centre. To be eligible for nomination to the Board of Management, you have to live in the local community or be a member of a GCS program and/or services. For a nomination form, please contact

2016-2017 Board of Management

Goodwood Community Services Inc. held a Special General Meeting on the 22/06/2015 and a new Board of Management was elected, those being

Michael Keenan, Tim Campbell, Heather Brown, Celia Karpfen, Don Connor and Annie Mitchell.

Michael Keenan - Chair Person

Michael Keenan is a resident of Forestville of 35 years; He is chair of the Goodwood Community Bank, Executive Officer of Club One and Trustee of the Unley RSL Hall. He is a former chair of GCS and Board Member (1982-2005), former Councilor for Goodwood Ward (1982-1991) and Mayor of Unley (1991-2006). He has served as Vice President of the Sturt Football Club, Member of Unley Rotary (Paul Harris Fellow), Member of the Unley Main Street Trust, Ashford Hospital Board, Centennial Park Cemetery Trust and President of the Sporting Car Club.

Michael is pleased to be working to revive Goodwood Community Services and to re-establish its role in our community. He believes GCS helps the Goodwood community grow and integrate. It is a key organic organisation that permits community members to realise their potential by managing their own affairs through participating in local grass roots services.

Heather Brown

Heather has lived in Goodwood all her life and has been an active member of the community having volunteered within the region for over 50 years.

Passionate about the community that she has grown up in and love, she has committed her life to ensure those around her have the best facilities to enhance their lifestyle. Her work has included working with youth to the aged, multicultural and disaster relief.

Heather has deemed it an honour to serve as a member on the board on behalf of the community.

Tim Campbell - Treasurer

Tim Campbell has been a local resident for over 30 years. He was an elected member of the Unley Council for 6 years.

Tim is the Principal of Campbell Law, is a Barrister and Solicitor and a Chartered Accountant.
Tim has expertise in the areas of corporate governance, local government, native title, and not-for-profit organisations.

Tim has special interests in Australian History and human rights, especially Aboriginal rights.

Annie Mitchell