Stephanie is a self employed tourism and special projects consultant in tourism development and marketing, project management, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement.
A long standing judge of the Tasmanian Tourism Awards, Stephanie has also judged at national level, mentored businesses and written submissions. She has been a member of event funding assessment panels for Events Tasmania, previously been a member of the Cradle Coast Tourism Executive and was the inaugural Executive Director of the Brand Tasmania Council.
Stephanie was formerly the Senior Policy Adviser to the WA Minister for Tourism after a career in tourism product and community/economic development in local and state government.
As President and Chair of the National Heart Foundation (Tasmania Division) and a Non-Executive Director of the National Heart Foundation of Australia, she brings leadership experience in the not-for-profit sector and a contemporary understanding of fundraising, relationship management and governance issues in this space. She was previously a Director of Crime Stoppers Tasmania.
Stephanie lives in Wynyard in Tasmania’s north-west with her husband and three children. She firmly believes that the Ten Days on the Island Festival can contribute significantly to the livability of the region, and nurture careers in, and enjoyment of, the arts in its many forms.