The affairs of the GRFMA are governed by the Board. The membership of the Board is made up of the Chief Executive Officer, or nominee, and an Elected Member of each Constituent Council and a person nominated by the Adelaide Mount Lofty Natural Resources Management Board who shall be the Chair. Each Council is also able to appoint a Deputy Board Member who may deputise for a Board Member in his absence.

The current membership of the Board is:

Independent Chairperson

Mr Ian Baldwin

Adelaide Hills Council

Cr Malcolm Herrmann
Mr Marc Salver



The Barossa Council

Mayor Bob Sloane


Mr Gary Mavrinac
Cr Dave de Vries, Deputy BM

Town of Gawler

Cr Adrian Shackley


Mr Sam Dilena
Cr Paul Koch, Deputy BM
Mr Scott Reid, Deputy BM

Light Regional Council

Cr William Close


Mr Brian Carr, CEO
Mr Andrew Philpott, Deputy BM

District Council of Mallala

Cr Anne Picard


Mr James Miller
Cr Melville Lawrence, Deputy BM

City of Playford

Cr Denis Davey


Mr Mal Hemmerling, CEO
Mr Greg Pattinson, Deputy BM
Cr Carol Muzyk, Deputy BM

Board Meetings 2017

Board Meetings are rotated around the Constituent Councils with meetings scheduled to be held every two months on the third Thursday of the month beginning in February of each year.

Board meetings commence at 9.45 AM

89 Murray Street, Gawler SA 5118
Tel: 08 8522 9211