The Board

The Yirra Yaakin Board brings together a strong mix of skills from Community advocacy to Indigenous media. Visionary in its commitment to Aboriginal leadership and control alongside successful artistic outcomes.

Debra Miller (Chair)

Barbara Hostalek (Vice-chair / Treasurer)

Maree De Giambattista

Terry Grose


Dan Mossenson 

Derek Nannup

Rachael Pearson

Rosemary Walley



Maitland Schnaars
Artistic Director

Helen Hristofski
General Manager

Bobbi Henry
Associate Director

Jen Edwards
Senior Producer

Kalarni Murray
Associate Producer

Irma Woods
Associate Producer

Peter Docker
Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager

Troy Williams
Production Manager

Jessica Gatt
Education Manager

Mira Radmilovich
Marketing Manager

Nicholas Harle
Digital Marketing Officer

Elia Notaro
Finance Officer

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