Tutti Board Members
John Scales – Chair
John enjoyed a long and successful career in media before retiring to create a garden in the Adelaide Hills. His roles included Chief of Staff and later Editor of The Advertiser, National Editor of the Herald and Weekly Times, Melbourne and Group News Services Manager for News Ltd. in Sydney. He was also Policy Adviser to the State Liberal Party, Senior Adviser and Chief of Staff to the State Premier and took an active role until 2006 as Chairman of CEO Institute Syndicates. In May 2011, John was admitted to the Australian Journalists Hall of Fame.
John’s additional roles include/have included:
SA delegate to the Australian Bravery Commission (1996 – 98)
Chairman of the State Liberal Party electorate of Heysen (1996 – 99)
Member of The Smith Family State Board (1997 – 2000)
Member and Chair of Summerhill Aged Care (1997 – present)
Member of the Adelaide Oval Bowling Club Committee (1997 – present)
As a renowned book artist, Marty has an interest in the relationship between landscape, migration, place and identity.
With a background at TAFE, he focused on flexible delivery of learning, project management, and online technologies. His interests included online collaboration tools, web services, and professional development.
Marty has expertise in business communication, project management, e-learning design, online delivery, community services training, the role of open source applications to support community consultations and collaboration in education. He has also managed child care centres, worked in residential care and served in the army.
Marty’s qualifications include a Master of Business Administration, Graduate Certificate in Training (Action Learning), Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training and a Bachelor of Arts degree. He also has a long list of publications to his name including e-learning and communications manuals.
Philip is a human services professional with expertise in aged care and disability services. As Project Officer Community Services at Resthaven, his role covers policy, quality, community engagement and consultation, consumer satisfaction and strategic support.
Completing a BEd in 1983, Philip worked for six years educating unemployed youth. In 1990 he was appointed to build what became InPrint Design, a unique, innovative graphic design studio which employed people with disability alongside non-disabled workmates.
From 1999 Philip worked for over five years as a Developmental Care Worker at Minda and has a Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies.
Philip currently runs boutique freelance design studio, Encompass Design and Publishing.
Philip sings in Tutti Choir, having joined in its earliest days. He is married to fellow choir member Caroline and has three daughters, Megan, Abbie and Milla, all of whom have participated at Tutti.
Alan is a principal of Basso Newman, Chartered Accountants, and has been in practice for 30 years. He has extensive experience in small business management, taxation, cash flow management and financial planning. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia.
Alan is keen to assist Tutti in reaching its full potential.