Manager, Economic and Tourism Development, City of Victor Harbor Economic, Cultural and Strategic Development professional with experience in both inner metropolitan Adelaide and remote (and not so remote) regional South Australia. Vivienne was a 2013 co-recipient of Mainstreet Australia's Alivia Odey Award for excellence in mainstreet practice for her work in Roxby Downs.
Jesse is a Senior Business Advisor at Sims Richmond Chartered Accountants. Born and raised in Stirling, Jesse moved to Port Lincoln and Mildura before returning to Adelaide to study at Uni SA University where he gained his Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business Commercial Law. After completing university Jesse decided to stay and persue his career in Adelaide as he and his wife enjoyed the lifestyle and opportunities it offered. With over 12 years experience in the accounting profession Jesse enjoys using his specialist skills and knowledge to assist small to large businesses in their day to day management and providing a dynamic external force for growth and change. Jesse is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He also serves on the board of Pembroke Old Scholars Football Club as the active Treasurer.
David is an Adviser (Retail Sector) in the Adelaide City Council City Growth and Investment team. He is also a Director of Premier Retail Marketing a consultancy that offers specialist retail advice to Councils, Cities, Town Centres, Shopping Centres and retailers in the areas of marketing, business mix development and mainstreet management.
Michael is the Director of Jensen PLUS. He is a leading urban designer and planner, with wide experience across the development industry and public sector. Michael regularly prepares masterplans and designs for new communities, town centres, major infrastructure projects, residential developments, urban renewal schemes and main streets. Michael is an experienced designer, planner and facilitator, and has excellent graphic, written and verbal communication skills.
Lisel is a Senior Landscape Architect and Urban Designer at Jensen PLUS. The team at Jensen PLUS combine excellence in Landscape Architecture, urban development and precinct planning, public realm design, transport planning, and stakeholders and community engagement. As the Senior Landscape Architect at the firm, Lisel has project managed and been a part of many multi-disciplinary design teams working on a range of significant Adelaide projects, many of which have received state and national, professional and industry awards, most recently the PIA National Award for the Prospect Road 'Village Heart' Upgrade.
Rick is the founder and CEO of Global Online Shopping and Director of Marketing for the Lonsdale Business Association. Rick has a true entrepreneurial spirit with a never give up attitude with extensive experience in marketing and training and over 30 years in sales and product development. His role with the Lonsdale Business Association is to increase membership through various marketing opportunities and promote the area of Lonsdale.
Sophia is currently completing a Master of Planning and Master of Sustainability at the University of Adelaide. She has a strong interest in walkable neighbourhoods, place-making, local economic development, and the creative and hospitality industries in particular. Her first career was as a fulltime musician performing in diverse professional environments from Adelaide to Europe and in the cruise industry. She is a Elected Member of the City of Norwood , Payneham & St Peters, and has been working as a cycling and road safety instructor while studying. She is a member of her council's Economic Development Committee, a student member of Planning Institute of Australia, and associate member of the Australian Institute of Traffic Planners and Managers.
Ex-officio Committee Member
As President of Mainstreet Australia Steve is based in Victoria and is the Manager or Events, Central Geelong and Waterfront at City of Greater Geelong.