Sandy Verschool. Photo: Gavin McMillan.
Meanwhile, the Adelaide Festival Trust has appointed SA public servant Steven Woolhouse to its board while Adelaide Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor has been reappointed for a three-year term.
Woolhouse fills a vacancy left by Hugh Hamilton Wines CEO Mary Hamilton earlier in the year.
As well as his role with the Trust, Woolhouse is Executive Director, Communities and Corporate for the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
He’s spent 15 years with the department, including three as the Chief Financial Officer, a further 10 years in various financial roles and a short stint as Acting Chief Operating Officer.
Woolhouse also previously helped lead the financial and management accounting services for Arts South Australia as Manager Financial Services.
Meanwhile, Verschoor has spent the past five years in local government and, for the past two decades, held some of the most high profile arts positions in the state.
In the past three years she has been Executive Producer for the Adelaide Festival of Ideas and she previously held arts and culture roles, including Adelaide Fringe and Festival CEO, SA Writers Centre Chair and Arts Projects Australia Associate Director.
She has sat on boards for the Adelaide Film Festival, Premier’s Climate Change Council, Capital City Committee, disability housing organisation Aliro and more.