Who's Who

Board of Directors   

Trustees of the Empire Theatres Foundation

Chairman: Professor Peter Swannell AM   Chairperson: Mrs Sheena Liley
Deputy Chair: Mrs Sheena Liley   Deputy Chair: Mr David Janetzki
Company Secretary: Mr Bill Armagnacq  Dr Kate Foy 
Ms Janelle Davis   Ms Janelle Davis
Mr Richard Chiverrell Dr Sharyn Donaldson 
Mr Ross Miller      Mrs Carol James 
Mr Andrew Wielandt     Mr Matthew Cherry 
Ms Melissa Taylor       Mr Richard Chiverrell
Mr Mark O'Connell  

Staff

 
General Manager Kerry Saul
Deputy Manager and Administration Manager  Helen Oldham
 Technical Manager  Tim Panitz
 Events Manager  Margaret Turnbull
 Marketing Manager   Geoff Thompson 
 Projects Manager   Jeanette Wedmaier
 Youth Arts and Community Facilitator  Ari Palani
 Marketing Coordinator   Sarah Fleming 
 Marketing Coordinator   Liana Cantarutti
 Management Support and Foundation Officer  Melane Strauss
 Accountant  Anthony Nunn 
 Finance Officer   Alison Murrell 
 Events Coordinator  Deanne Nairn
 Head of Audio  Steve Alexander 
 Theatre Technician- Staging   Rob Darvall 
 Theatre Technician- Lighting   Adam Speedie
 Theatre Technician- AV  Shane Howarth-Crewdson
 Theatre Technician  Kris Stewart
 Theatre Technician  Ben Hunt

Approximately 50 other casual staff are employed in the Technical and Events departments. Some 270 active volunteer members of the Friends of the Empire Theatre Inc. perform duties including front of house, ushering, ticket collecting and other services.