TRADE’S Gala Luncheon

Tuesday 18th of July 2017 11am-3pm

Tintinara War Memorial Hall


Tintinara Regional Area Development Enterprise Inc. (TRADE) Gala Luncheon to welcome Dr. Temple Grandin to Tintinara.

Dr. Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a consultant to the livestock industry on animal behavior and a spokesperson for autism. Dr. Grandin is also a prominent author and speaker.

Dr Temple Grandin will speak of her personal journey though animal science and autism.

The MC for the Gala Luncheon is Leigh McClusky, Leigh launched the McCo Group as McClusky & Co in 2008 following a 30 year career in print, radio and television journalism across Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. Her passion for the communications industry and for delivering high end results is apparent in every meeting and every exchange both with clients and with her team. Since establishing McClusky & Co – now re-launched as the McCo Group – Leigh has consistently delivered proven and awarded results for a broad range of clients. Leigh’s success stems from her extensive knowledge and experience and is further enhanced by her commercial, government and media contacts, and her ability to think strategically and creatively.  Website;   Twitter;    @leighmcclusky



Other Keynote Speakers

Introducing Tintinara Regional Area Development Enterprises Inc. (TRADE) President Deanna Dunbar. Deanna has been a TRADE member for 11years and President for 8 of those 11 years. In Deanna’s time as president, TRADE has been a driving force behind many of the towns projects, including the Lake Indawarra upgrade in 2008 project management,, shop locally, tourism, Lake Indawarra Precinct Plan and many other development and grant funded projects around the Tintinara township. Deanna is a passionate community member and  is committed to ensuring that services are delivered at a local level particularly in education and health, she has held positions on many boards and committees including Murray Mallee Community Education Network (MMCEN), Coonalpyn Communication Network (The Hub), Keith Hospital Action Group, Murray Mallee Community Builders, &  Friends of CWA Tintinara (FOCWA). Deanna is a professional photographer who specialises in “Rural people and places”. 


Ms Jenny Karavolos Managing Director of Autism SA, Jenny  has over 20 years experience in Transport, Energy and Defence, involving both the public and private sector. She is a highly experienced business in development, commercial, operations and technology manager who has led the negotiation and successful completion of various large multi-disciplined projects. Ms Karavolos’ extensive experience including growing new technology start-ups has also provided her with a strong appreciation and skills in respect of stakeholder relations, commercial, operations and process requirements. She knows what it takes to successfully grow an operation from concept stage to delivery from both a government and private operator perspective and understands the importance of partnering arrangements and stakeholder relations. Jenny is also experienced in resolving commercial practicalities with limited resources against hard deadlines. Throughout all of her roles she has always demonstrated a high level of commercial acumen and interpersonal skills.  Jenny also has a strong appreciation of the operation of Not for Profits – holding the roles of President, Autism SA and Defence Teaming Centre, Treasurer.


 Mr Vincent Cammell, Coorong District Council CEO



 This is an opportunity to network within the Agriculture, Education  and Health Sectors.

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