Our Staff

Phil Martin

Phil Martin, Chief Executive Officer

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Qualifications: B.A. Social Work, Graduate Diploma Public Sector Management, FAICD

Phil has over 30 years’ experience in disability service provision and management having worked in Government and non-Government organisations aiming to enhance the lives of people living with a disability and their families. This range of experience has provided him with the capacity to plan, develop and implement client responsive services.

Phil is currently the CEO of Muscular Dystrophy SA and the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation.

Interest in supporting muscular dystrophy:

The opportunity to participate at a leadership level to consider and develop strategy and policy to ensure services, research and overall awareness about muscular dystrophy in our society is developed.

The opportunity to work with likeminded professionals throughout Australia combined with the opportunity to work with a respected and visionary and strategic board provides confidence in the achievement of our mission and vision.


Nadelle M

Nadelle Manners, Financial Accountant

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Qualifications: B.Bus – Accounting & Computing, CPA

Career: Nadelle’s accounting career began in 1997 for the Seventh-day Adventist Church where over the next 18 years she worked in both full time and part time roles,  these included Assistant Accountant and Assistant CFO. Upon moving to Adelaide in early 2015, Nadelle joined Muscular Dystrophy SA team as Finance Manager.  She brings accounting, system and managements skills which will assist each of the departments to ensure that the best services are provided to our clients.

Why Muscular Dystrophy SA: Nadelle enjoys working for the benefit of a cause and as such working in the Not For Profit sector is best fit for her. “Being involve in a service organisation where the lives of clients and their families are positively impacted by the support and equipment we provide is extremely heart-warming”, she says.

Over the years Nadelle has had a number of friends whose live have been impacted greatly by neuromuscular conditions and loves the ability of now being able to work toward the mission of improving lives of those effected by neuromuscular disorders.

Carolyn Campbell-Mclean, Principle Projects Manager

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Qualifications: Certificate 1V in Training and Assdesment, Bachelor of Social Work

Career: Carolyn’s key areas of expertise are as follows:

  • Disability issues and sector; rights and advocacy
  • Education, training & group facilitation
  • Self directed supports and individualised funding
  • Development of written and electronic training materials
  • Effective communication and complaints resolution