Rachel is responsible for growing the Hahndorf Academy as a prominent arts hub in the Adelaide hills. She aims to keep all the spaces vibrant and exciting, while also engaging the community as much as possible. With a masters degree in visual arts and having presented many exhibitions of her own work, Rachel loves to support other local artists and encourages them to take advantage of the Academy's studio space.
Suzie is responsible for managing the Academy Shop and nurturing a team of volunteers. She maintains and develops relationships with artists in the shop, which stocks work by local South Australian artists and makers. Suzie is a practicing artist with a degree in Visual Art and Design and has a strong background in retail and the arts.
We also have a valuable team of volunteers who contribute greatly to the running of the Hahndorf Academy through supporting our retail operation, helping with exhibition installs, gardening, general maintenance, administration and assistance in our collection.
MIKE GREENWOOD CHAIR Managing Partner, G+T Human Resource Development; engineer, negotiation trainer, consultant in corporate training.
JANE JAMES VICE CHAIR Emeritus Professor of Tourism, Flinders University (adjunct); now consultant with an interest in site and heritage interpretation and visitor experiences.
PETER MICKLEM TREASURER Retired Property and Finance Manager.
LYNDELL DAVIDGE OAM PUBLIC OFFICER Retired Teacher of arts and history, now conducting the educational tour program for the Academy and overseeing its Museum and Collection.
MELISSA PAECH SECRETARY Office Manager, KTA Financial Services and Business Partner – Michael Paech Stonemason & Bricklayer.
LOTHAR BRASSE Architect, specialising in contemporary and historic built form.
REBECCA MADDEN Artist and Manager of The PaintBox, an independent art supply shop and Art Studios.
FRED MANN Chartered Accountant with extensive business background.