Councillor Carol Schofield AM
Councillor Carol Schofield AM is the City of Victor Harbor’s Elected Member representative on the Victor Harbor Horse Tram Authority Board. Carol was Chair of the City of Victor Harbor’s Horse Tram Advisory Committee before it transitioned to form the Inaugural Victor Harbor Horse Tram Authority. She brings to the Board skills in business management, event management, tourism and agribusiness.
Carol is a long-time resident of Victor Harbor and has been involved in many local organisations. She was a dairy farmer and established her own agriculture business in Inman Valley.
Carol was a member of the Premier’s Food Council and became the first woman to Chair the Advisory Board of Agriculture. She is a life member of the Agriculture Bureau of South Australia, and in 2004 she was awarded an Order of Australia for her services to the Agriculture and Aquaculture Industries, in addition to receiving a Centenary Medal.
Carol is passionate about her community and the success of the Horse Tram.
Professor Rachel Kennedy (PhD, B.Bus(Hons), GAICD) is a globally recognised expert in marketing and evidence-based growth. As a co-founder and director of the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute, she has a proven track record of successful industry engagements that profitably grow businesses and build and protect their iconic assets. She combines this with hands-on experience marketing a local tourism reliant business.
Rachel is passionate about her community in Victor Harbor where she can often be seen running, at the beach patrolling or playing hockey with her family. She is excited to bring her skills and knowledge to our Horse Tram.
Paul Brown is the former owner of an internationally recognised tourism business. He has previously been the Chair of Tourism Kangaroo Island and the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) SA Branch, as well as a board member of ATEC nationally.
In addition to being a Board member of the Victor Harbor Tram Authority he is a Board member of the Summit Sport and Recreation Park (Mount Barker) and Owner/Director, Dauncey Street Investments Pty Ltd.
A graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors course Paul has always sought to make a contribution to his industry and community and in recent times has contributed to the Older Persons Health sector.
Nigel Catt has been in the Australian Wine Industry since 1983 in various roles such as senior winemaker for a number of large and medium wine companies, as well as owning my own vineyards, wineries and wine brands. He has judged wines at various wine shows, chaired McLaren Vale Winemakers, Bushing Festival and Meet Your Maker events.
During this time, Nigel has produced wines in other countries, consulted to other wineries and the State Government, run Industry Supply Companies at board and management level. He owned the Middleton Winery and Vineyards, developed and built the Flying Fish Café and has been a board member for 10 years at Encounter Lutheran College. National Sales and Marketing Consultant for Radoux, a French oak barrel company, that he still represents here in Australia.
Owner of Ocvitti, producing Ocloc products, which is a steel trellis system that, together with his partner, Nigel has brought about ecological change in the vineyards moving from treated pine posts to more ecological and economical steel, which has led to a number of world-wide patents and design registrations.
Nigel has supported and developed many business’, and mentored young business people here and overseas. The majority of Nigel’s focus and life has been spent in the Fleurieu Peninsula, specifically Victor Harbor, where he is based with his family.
Natasha Hunt has over two decades of experience working in local government and the tourism industry. Having served on the Executive Team with the District Council of Yankalilla and Alexandrina Council she brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of governance, strategic planning, community engagement, tourism, communications, and marketing.
Natasha represented the Fleurieu Peninsula on the South Australian Tourism Commission’s Industry Skills Advisory Committee and was an inaugural member of the South Australian Accredited Visitor Information Centre Network.
Natasha grew up on the Fleurieu Peninsula on her family’s farm where they operate two horse-based businesses. Natasha is passionate about the Fleurieu and has volunteered in many community organisations including the Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant, Yankalilla Football and Netball Club and the Fleurieu Horse and Pony Club