Our Board

CBS Inc. Board of Directors

CBS Inc. is an incorporated body. Governance for the organisation is provided by the CBS Inc. Board of Directors.

Gary Jaffer
Founder – Principle Consultant, equilibrium9
Chair

Gary Jaffer is a retired advertising executive who operates boutique business coaching and consulting business from his home in the South East of South Australia where he is developing a sustainable, off the grid lifestyle.

Emma Fey
CEO, Guildhouse
Co- Deputy Chair

Emma Fey is the CEO of Guildhouse, South Australia’s peak body for visual artists, craftspeople and designers. Emma has a strong background in philanthropy, business development and communications across diverse sectors including visual and performing arts, not-for-profit and higher education.   Emma holds a Graduate Diploma in Art History from the University of Adelaide and a Bachelor of Management from the University of South Australia.

David Pearson
CEO, Australian Alliance to End Homelessness & Industry Adjunct UniSA The Australian Alliance for Social Enterprise – B. Media, B. International Studies, (Hons).
Co- Deputy Chair

David Pearson is the CEO of the Australian Alliance to End Homelessness, and an Industry Adjunct at UniSA’s The Australian Alliance for Social Enterprise. He is a 2020 Myer Innovation Fellow and the Australian Senior Adviser for the Institute of Global Homelessness. David is also a director for Community Bridging Services (CBS) Inc. and the Adelaide Fringe Festival.

Lidia Pargaliti
Commercial Manager FIPA, MAICD
Treasurer

Lidia Pargaliti has over 30 years’ experience in a range of Executive Management positions within the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Sector, with a strong background in Commercial Finance and business management. Lidia also volunteers for a number of not-for-profit organisations in Adelaide.

Nadia Field
Coastal Choices Participant
Consumer Nominee

Nadia Field is a Consumer Nominee of CBS Inc. and attends the Coastal Choices® CBS Recreation program. Nadia enjoys representing people with a disability, especially those who cannot communicate for themselves, and attending various CBS Inc. events. Nadia is looking forward to being involved in CBS Inc. staff training.

Stefan Noto
Project Coordinator to Spencer Building Group
Jobnet Client – CBS Inc.
Consumer Nominee

Stefan Noto is a Consumer Nominee for CBS Inc. and has Cerebral Palsy. His passion to be independent and career minded leads him to be employed as a site administrator/project co-ordinator in the building and construction industry. He was the 2019 winner of the Minister’s Community Achievement Award.

Freddie Brincat OAM
Founder & Executive Director CBS Inc.
(B.Ed., Grad.Dip. Policy and Administration, M. AICD)
Secretary and Public Officer

Freddie Brincat is the Founder & Executive Director of Community Bridging Services (CBS) Inc. Freddie brings commitment and experience supporting people with a disability, innovation, project design, partnership develop and culture and values – with a desire to achieve results through communication and team work.

Caroline Manetta
Manager Choices & Executive Services, CBS Inc.
Admin Support to Board (non-voting)

Caroline Manetta is the Manager Choices & Executive Services and provides admin support to the CBS Inc. Board. Caroline has worked in the disability field for over 25 years. Since joining CBS Inc. in 1997, Caroline has had many rewarding experiences in working with people with a disability and their families.

For all consumer based enquiries please contact our Consumer Advocates: Stefan Noto or Nadia Field