CBS Inc. Board of Directors
CBS Inc. is an incorporated body. Governance for the organisation is provided by the CBS Inc. Board of Directors.
Claude has over 40 years’ experience in Disability both here and interstate. Over the years Claude has worked for the SA Government in Accommodation Services, Day Services, Service Development, Community Services including service coordination and brokerage, Aboriginal services, and as a Psychologist. At his retirement, Claude had been a senior director in government disability services for 12 years. More recently Claude has worked part time as a consultant providing, training, mentoring and management advice for both executive staff and Boards of disability organisations. Claude is deeply committed to ensuring services are provided in a respectful, ethical manner whilst upholding the human rights of all people with a lived experience of disability. Claude has been a long-term supporter and friend of CBS Inc.
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.
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.
Commercial Manager FIPA, MAICD
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.
Director, Beg Your Pardon
Michael is a dedicated advocate of CBS Inc. and this includes providing suits to our Community Concierge SA staff and our Amelia Rix Award nominees. Michael has been a long term sponsor of the Amelia Rix Award. Michael is experienced in business and is particularly innovative with technology.
Coastal Choices Participant
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.
Project Coordinator to Spencer Building Group
Jobnet Client – CBS Inc.
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.
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