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MEET THE

TEAM

 

John Denholm: Founder/President

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Age 29, John founded S.A Brothers in late 2017 after seeing an gap in the system regarding help for Men in the state and dealing with his own personal issues.

John works for Snowy Hydro taking care of the maintenance and project planning work for three diesel power stations here in S.A. 

John has completed his Mental Health First Aid Certificate and the Suicide Prevention course.

 

Jarrad Wadmore: Vice President

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Age 37, Jarrad has been a member of S.A Brothers since the beginning and more recently, joined the Admin team in mid 2018.
He currently lives and works in Hong Kong as a pilot. He has been involved in the aviation industry for the past 19 years.

There is much more work to be done in the Mental Health area, particularly for men Australia wide. Jarrad sees S.A Brothers as the perfect platform to help give back to those that need this support.

Jarrad has completed his Suicide Prevention Course and Mental Health First Aid.

 

Cameron FootneR: Secretary/Treasurer

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Age 28, Cameron has been involved with S.A. Brothers since its inception and joined the Admin team shortly after. He is a qualified Mechanical Engineer and works in Defence by day but loves to race karts and swing spanners on anything mechanical by night and on the weekends.

His passion for helping people stems from all of the support S.A. Brothers offered him during some of his struggles and is keen to offer the same to people in need as a way of giving back.

 

Cameron has successfully completed his Mental Health First Aid and Suicide Prevention Course.

 
 

Ben Nichols 

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Ben is a 43 year old father of 3. He has had varied jobs over the years from the army, a butcher, holden, warehousing, schools and now running personal leadership programs for youth and apprentices. Ben joined the group in 2018 and came onto the admin team in early 2021. He works a lot in preventative mental health and positive psychology using CBT to facilitate change in participants. He has lots of experience in mental health and is a proud member of SAB.

 

Ben has completed his Suicide Prevention course and Mental Health First Aid. 

Daniel Rawson

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Age 46, Daniel has been in the plumbing industry for 30 years. Married with 4 boys all who are now young men.

He has been through a divorce with children involved and previously owned his own business with its ups and downs. Through that, he has learnt how to cope and adapt to both the good and bad times in life.

Daniel came on board in early 2018 and brings a broad range of life experience to the team making him a valuable asset.

 

Daniel has completed his Suicide Prevention course and Mental Health First Aid.

 

Adam Dobson

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Age 28, Adam comes from a background in mechanics, paint and panel with several years of retail in there too, became amputee after a 2-year fight with infections in his left foot. 

Currently working as a disability peer support worker, focused on men to help them get back into the community and live a positive life.

Adam has completed his Suicide Prevention course and Mental Health First Aid.

 

Kiel brooks

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Age 36, Kiel has worked in finance and pawnbroking for the last ten years, working for a family owned company where people are customers, not numbers. Moved back to Port Augusta after 22 years in Adelaide.

Kiel joined S.A Brothers in late 2018 and came on to the team in early 2021.

Kiel is yet to complete Suicide Prevention and Mental Health First Aid, these are pencilled in for early 2022.

 

Seamus Morgan

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Age 40, Seamus has been in the sound and lighting industry for twenty years and also spent 5 years at the University of Adelaide. 

Seamus came on board in late 2019 after helping behind the scenes for quite some time. He brings a broad range of life experiences to the team, making him a valuable asset. His passion and drive to help those in need are second to none. 

 

Seamus has completed his Suicide Prevention course and Mental Health First Aid.

 

Gage Atkins

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Age 30, Gage has been a member of the S.A Brothers almost from the day of conception.  He has worked in the meat industry previously, moving into production management and now settled into distribution. He is keen to provide support to anyone in need. He joined the Admin team in early 2021 and has been involved in day to day activties and larger projects.

 

Gage is yet to complete Suicide Prevention and Mental Health First Aid, these are pencilled in for early 2022.

 

Ethan Rawson

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Age 22. Ethan started his boilermaking apprenticeship in 2017 working maintenance in a foundry and qualified in 2021 building new truck trailers. He has been part of S.A brothers since 2018 and joined the Admin team in early 2021.

Ethan is yet to complete Suicide Prevention and Mental Health First Aid, these are pencilled in for early 2022.

 

Scott Raven

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Age 47, Scott is a passionate family man that loves the river. He is also a proud member of S.A Brothers and the host of the Eastern meet at the Barker Hotel. Scott joined the Admin team in early 2021.

 

Scott is passionate about mental health and has completeda Certificate II in for Suicide Awareness through Mates in Construction.

Scott has also completed his Mental Health First Aid.