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   Deptuty Chairperson: Mrs Janelle Davis 
Company Secretary: Mr Bill Armagnacq  Mr Richard Chiverrell
Mrs Janelle Davis   Mr Matthew Cherry 
Ms Amanda Tolson Dr Sharyn Donaldson 
Mr John Pearson   Dr Kate Foy
Mr Andrew Wielandt     Mrs Carol James 
Ms Melissa Taylor      Mr Ben Gouldson
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 and Development Manager

Emilee Nichols

 Projects Manager 

Jeanette Wedmaier

 Youth Arts Director

Ari Palani

 Marketing Coordinator 

Sarah Fleming

 Marketing Coordinator 

Cecile O'Mara

Management Support &
Foundation Officer

Kate Brennan

 Accountant

Anthony Nunn 

 Finance Officer 

Alison Murrell 

Events Coordinator &
Front of House Manager

Sonny Hillman

 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.