Organisation Structure

People of the Friends of the Heysen Trail

As a not-for-profit organisation that is staffed by volunteers, we welcome people to volunteer for roles such as leading walks, trail maintenance, trail greening, office administration, management and marketing.

Council Members

Melanie Sjoberg (President)
Suzanne Matthews (Vice President)
Julian Monfries (Secretary)
Stephen Salib-Brown (Treasurer)
Carol Homewood
Colin Edwards
Dom Henschke
Greg Boundy
Jim McLean
John Newland
John M Wilson
Robert Alcock
Robyn Quinn

Mid North Branch

Kate Greenhill (Mid North Branch Vice President)
Sally Fieldhouse (Mid North Branch Secretary)
Garry Fieldhouse (Mid North Branch Publicity Officer)
Samantha Nicholls (Mid North Branch Publicity Officer)

Sub-Committee Chairs

Colin Edwards (Maintenance Committee Chair)
David Rattray O A M (Office Chair)
Helen Morgante (Marketing & Membership Committee Chair)
Julian Monfries (Honorary Membership Committee Chair)
Neil Nosworthy (Greening Committee Chair)
Peter Larsson (Walk Committee Chair)

Walk Committee

Peter Larsson (Chair)
Adam Matthews
Carol Homewood
Chris Allen
David Weinel
Dean Mortimer
John Babister
Julian Monfries
Peter Clark
Simon Cameron
Vicki Barrett

Marketing & Membership Committee

Helen Morgante (Chair)
Amelia Veale
Greg Martin
Judy McAdam
Philip Bell
Richard Trembath
Robert Alcock

Greening Committee

Graham Bald
John Newland
Kevin Liddiard
Neil Nosworthy
Robyn Quinn

Honorary Membership Committee

Julian Monfries (Chair)
Colin Edwards
Sadie Leupold

Office Coordinator

Dom Henschke

Office Committee

Christine Porter
David Rattray O A M
David Weinel
Dom Henschke
Eve Buckley
Jack Marcelis
John M Wilson
Neil Nosworthy

Office Staff

Cathy Bowditch
Chris Caspar
Christine Porter
Colin Edwards
David Rattray O A M
David Roberts
Dom Henschke
Elizabeth Rogers
Erika Guess
Eve Buckley
Gilbert Downs
Graham Loveday
Jack Marcelis
Jennifer Cameron
Judy McAdam
Julia McLachlan
Julian Monfries
Neil Nosworthy
Paul Cahalan
Robin Bodycomb
Suzanne Mausolf
Wendy Fox

Trailwalker Editor

Greg Martin

Website Editor

Jeremy Carter

Maintenance Coordinator

Colin Edwards

Bookkeepers

John M Wilson
Maria Newland
Nimer Kaur
Wayne Turner

Patron

His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia, Patron of Friends of the Heysen TrailHis Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia
C. Warren Bonython AO*, Founding PatronĀ 1986-2012

Ambassador

Ron Kandelaars, ambassador of the Friends of the Heysen TrailRon Kandelaars

Honorary Members

Terry Lavender Oam*
Jim Crinion*
Nev Southgate*
Doug Leane*
Fred Brooks*
Thelma Anderson O A M
Kathleen Palyga
Richard Schmitz
Arthur Smith
Glen Dow
Jamie Shephard*, 13 Jan 1995
Sadie Leupold, 6 Jan 1997
Hugh Greenhill, Mar 2003
Colin Edwards, 3 Mar 2003
Barry Finn, 18 Mar 2005
Dean Killmier
John M Wilson
Jack Marcelis, 16 Mar 2007
Julian Monfries, 16 Mar 2007
David Beaton, 16 Mar 2007
Terry Gasson
Frances Gasson
Simon Cameron, 21 Mar 2014
David Rattray O A M, 17 Mar 2016
Hermann Schmidt, 24 Mar 2017
Robert Alcock, 23 Apr 2018

* deceased

Walk Leaders

Volunteers lead walks on our walk programme.

Adam Matthews
Alan Davis
Aled Jones
Andrew McDonald
Annabelle Schuttloffel
Arrienne Wynen
Bill van Riet
Carol Homewood
Caroline Prescott
Catherine Anderson
Chris O'Brien
Christine Porter
Colin Edwards
Dana Florea
Daniel Jardine
David Roberts
David Szilassy
David Weinel
Dean Mortimer
Deanna Clark
Debbie Stemberger
Dom Henschke
Erika Guess
Esteban Garrido
Graham Bald
Graham Dunstan
Graham Loveday
Gregory Walker
Helen Morgante
Hugh Greenhill
James Wenzel
Jennine Vine
Jerry Foster
Jim McLean
John Babister
John Badman
Jon Holbrook
Judith Ellis
Judy McAdam
Julian Monfries
Julie Larsson
Kara Turner
Kevin Liddiard
Kevin Ward
Leanne Bell
Lucy Allen
Lyn Wood
Lyndon Grimmer
Marlene Henschke
Mary Cartland
Melanie Sjoberg
Michael Joyce
Michael Middleton
Michael Parsons
Michael Weinel
Neil Nosworthy
Neil Rivett
Neville Haar
Noeleen Smith
Paul Cahalan
Paul Saxby
Peter Clark
Peter Deacon
Peter Larsson
Peter Simons
Peter Solomon
Peter Wynen
Philip Bell
Richard Milosh
Robert Alcock
Robin Sharland
Robyn Coburn
Robyn Quinn
Rosemary Hayward
Russell O'Brien
Samantha McCarty
Sandy Wood
Simon Cameron
Stephen Salib-Brown
Steve Clift
Suzanne Matthews
Ted Davis
Vicki Barrett
Vicki Cahalan
Vicki Cox
William Vine

Maintenance Section Leaders

The Heysen Trail is maintained through a coordinated effort between different groups, bodies and individual hikers.

Albert Schmidke
David Weinel
Dom Henschke
Gavin Campbell
Graham Loveday
Hermann Schmidt
Hugh Greenhill
Ian Thomas Harding
Jerry Foster
John Babister
John Quinn
Kevin Liddiard
Michael Kerin
Michael Weinel
Richard Webb
Roger Dunn
Ron Capel
Simon Cameron