New Chair Board Members Announced

Please Welcome our new members of the RDA Board

James Sexton - Chair 

James Sexton is a prominent businessman and business leader from Mount Barker. He is also leading the campaign to establish The Cedars as the premier gallery and studio showcasing the work of Hans Heysen. James is active in ensuring that the rapid development of the region meets the needs of the community. 


Victoria MacKirdy - Deputy Chair 

Victoria MacKirdy is the chief executive of the City of Victor Harbor. Victoria has worked at senior levels with local government as well as a board member of Arts SA. 


Glenn Rappensberg - Treasurer 

Glenn Rappensberg is the chief executive of Alexandrina Council and a former senior executive with a number of community organisations. 


Lorraine Rosenberg - Secretary

Lorraine Rosenberg is the former Mayor of Onkaparinga Council, former President of the South Australian Local Government Association and a former member of the South Australian Parliament.


Greg Waller - Board Member

Greg Waller is the general manager of the District Council of Mount Barker. Greg has worked at senior levels with local government for some years. 


James Walters - Board Member

James Walters manages a number of horticultural enterprises in the Adelaide Hills. 


Nigel Morris - Board Member

Nigel Morris is the chief executive of Yankalilla Council, Nigel has been an executive at a number of councils in SA.


Peter Wadewitz - Board Member

Peter Wadewitz runs a green recycling business and is an industry leader in environmental management. 


Susie Green - Board Member

Susie Green is a prominent horticulture industry leader in the Adelaide Hills.


John Ashcroft - Board Member

John Ashcroft is a leading Adelaide Hills businessman, having been involved with the design and construction of many significant Adelaide Hills and city projects.
He is also past chairperson of the Hahndorf Business and Tourism Association.


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