Board of Management

YP Community Transport is a stand-alone incorporated association under the Associations Incorporation Act 1985, managed by a Board with directors, comprising representatives of our funding bodies, local councils, volunteers and consumers and/or the community.


The 2019/20 Board of Management:

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Chairperson (Volunteer Representative)

Peter has been volunteering with YPCT as a driver, car inspector

and Board member. In his position of Chairperson, Peter says,

"I hope to bring some new thoughts and ideas to what is already a very good board synergy."



Vice-Chairperson (Community Representative)

With five years experience, including  as a driver for YPCT and Wallaroo Health campus and carer and phone support person for Red Cross, Dennis enjoys helping with the elderly and disabled in the community, while being also able to bring a different perspective and point of view.



Barunga West Council Representative

Councillor Rebecca Hewett is in her second year as YPCT Board member. She has years of business experience running her family's large farming enterprise. She is also experienced in policy development and strategic planning evolving from involvement on many boards and committees over the years.

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Yorke Peninsula Council Representative

Councillor, Leanne O'Brien has an extensive background of business and is passionate about health and well-being in the community. Leanne is currently working as a Support Worker in the disability and aged sector, therefore bringing hands-on knowledge and understanding of issues and concerns in the this area.

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Copper Coast Council Representative

Currently in her second term as an elected member of the Copper Coast Council, Cathy lives in Wallaroo with husband Con (also a YPCT volunteer). Cathy spends much of her time volunteering for various organisations and is a keen lawn bowler. A member of the YPCT Board of Management for almost five years, she enjoys the role and believes the team are achieving a lot.

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Volunteer Representative

Wayne has a background as a risk analyst and experience in safety & risk management and employee relations. He has also developed policies and procedures and worked in the area of strategic planning management, bringing a wide range of experience to the board. Wayne also volunteers with YPCT and other community organisations.

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Community Representative

With a work history in Aged Care, first as a Director of Nursing and then as a Standards Agency Accreditor, Meg brings a wealth of knowledge to YPCT related to monitoring, accreditation, standards, audits and policy development.

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Volunteer Representative

Kim McWaters lives in Minlaton and has been volunteering with the organisation for a year as a driver and is looking to increase his support and commitment to the organisation. Kim has 38 years experience managing his own business and is a licensed builder and electrician.  He also has extensive motor industry experience.

Jo Forbes - Treasurer  (Advisory Role)

David McDonald - Public Officer/Secretary (General Manager: Advisory Role)

ERICA SINGH - (YPCT Staff - Advisory Role)

Funding and Support

  • The Department of Human Services

  • The Commonwealth Government

  • Barunga West Council

  • Copper Coast Council

  • Yorke Peninsula Council.


Fund Raising

Our not for profit organisation is continually fundraising for specific goals.  If you would like to contribute, please contact us on 1300 132 932 or complete the enquiry form below.


Guest Speaking

We aim to raise awareness of our organisation and the services we provide both in transport and community visiting, as well as available volunteer options to those who are interested.

We have a guest speaker available to attend community group meetings and functions to outline the services we offer.

If you are a member of a Community Group or know of one that may enjoy an informative guest speaker please give us a call on 1300 132 932 or complete our enquiry form.