Tandanya Board Members
CHAIR: Ms Rebecca Wessels
DEPUTY CHAIR: Ms Donna Robb
TREASURER: Ms Nara Wilson
SECRETARY: Ms Anna Dowling
COMMUNITY MEMBER: Mr Karl Telfer
COMMUNITY MEMBER: Mr Major (Uncle Moogy) Sumner
ABORIGINAL LANDS TRUST (ALP) REP: Mr Eddie Newchurch
With a career spanning ten years each in IT and community services, Rebecca Wessels now combines her skills and experiences from both industries to support her clients in her own successful branding and design business.
She has a passion for the preservation of language and culture, including her own Peramangk and Ngarrindjeri heritage, and advocates fiercely for the rights of Aboriginal artists working in the commercial sector.
Anna Dowling is an Adelaide born artist and is a descendant of the Badimia people of the Yamatji region in Western Australia. In her work, Anna reflects on her cultural heritage.
Anna works to create art that reflects the diversity and incredible value of Aboriginal culture. Anna has been involved in teaching art practices to children and young people and is passionate about encouraging others to be engaged in the arts and to explore and express their cultures.
Eddie Newchurch was born and raised on the Point Pearce Community.
He is a proud Narungga man. He is currently the Chairperson of the Point Pearce Aboriginal Community Council (PPACC).