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Mark Reeves Print E-mail
Mark Reeves -PrincipalPrincipal - Schools for Student Leadership

Mark Reeves has always had a keen interest in and passion for leadership, physical and outdoor education and health and wellbeing which is reflected in his qualifications including a BA specialising in Recreation, Post Graduate degree in Organisational Change and Graduate Diploma in Education. He has certification in Outdoor Pursuits from Plas-Y-Brennin in North Wales in the UK.

He has held a range of positions including Director of Outdoor Education at St Michael’s St Kilda, and Director of Marshmead Residential Year Nine School at MLC.

In 2000 he was appointed as the foundation principal of the Alpine School in Dinner Plain. The school was an initiative of the Kennett Government which aimed to offer a residential program for Year 9 students at government schools where students could experience the multiple challenges of developing leadership skills, their own personal development and outdoor education.  

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Robyn Francis Print E-mail
Robyn Francis Campus Principal

My role at the Snowy River campus is Campus Principal after previously being Curriculum Coordinator. A significant part of my role is to ensure the smooth running of our campus on a day to day basis. I have the privilege of working with some of the most highly motivated and inspirational teachers on the planet and take great pride in being a driving part of an organisation and program that continues to be a leader in experiential education.

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Brendan Pfanner Print E-mail

Brendan PfannerCurriculum Coordinator

[Acting Curriculum Coordinator at Alpine School Campus during Term 1 2017 ]

My role at SRC is as a generalist teacher. I work with various teams of students throughout the year facilitating and guiding their growth from teenagers to young adults. I find it extremely rewarding to witness the personal development of the students during their time here.

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Sophie Reichelt Print E-mail

Sophie Reichelt I am a young and enthusiastic teacher who is passionate about working with young people and supporting them through their exciting leadership life changing journey here at the Snowy River Campus. I encourage people to find their 'zest' for life and to work hard at always keeping a positive mindset in all aspects of their life!

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Gary Johnston Print E-mail

Gary JohnstonMy family has lived in Far East Gippsland for the past eleven years. I love the variety of outdoor activities that are on offer in this temperate, coastal environment where the ‘Mountains Meet the Sea’. It has been a privilege during the past two years to work as a teacher at the SRC amongst like-minded people who have a passion for adolescent education.

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Leigh Stafford Print E-mail

Leigh StaffordAt the Snowy river campus, I started my job as an overnight supervisor in Term 4 2013. Being relatively new to the position, I have enjoyed getting to know the students and the staff at the campus.

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Selina Morton Print E-mail

Selina MortonMy role at the Snowy River Campus (SRC) is Office Manager, although most students consider me the ‘mail lady’. I am one of several enduring inaugural staff members of the school when it opened in 2007, and I still look forward to working with the professional, passionate and inspiring staff at SRC.

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Peter Brown Print E-mail

Peter Brownl am one of the Overnight Supervisors and l have been at this school since it opened in 2007. I enjoy like playing games like chess or cards with the students, as I think this is a great way to interact and get to know the students’ better.

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Sharon Luisoon Print E-mail

Sharon Luisoon I started working at Snowy River Campus casually a Catering Assistant and an Overnight Supervisor in 2016 where this became a permanent position in Term 1, 2017. Being new to this role, I have spent the last 18 years as a Fitness Trainer in Melbourne.

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Susan Herbert Print E-mail

Susan HerbertI am one of the overnight supervisors having commenced work with the school community term 2, 2012. Being relatively new to this position, having spent most of my working life in administration, I have found the Snowy River Community way of life to be an exciting, adventurous, challenging but refreshing journey.

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Jen Beck Print E-mail

Jen BeckStudent Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator

At the Snowy River Campus my job is Student Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator, but I also organise the staff and student rosters and teach across the curriculum.

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Melanie Wuethrich Print E-mail

Melanie WuethrichI have just begun my teaching journey at Snowy as a Generalist Teacher. I wake up every morning having to pinch myself at how lucky I am to work in such a beautiful community, surrounded by the great outdoors.

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Chloe Scott Print E-mail

Chloe ScottAs the Outdoor Assistant for the Snowy River Campus, I am lucky enough to share, explore and educate the students on the beautiful outdoors that this region has to offer.

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Andrew Dooley Print E-mail

Andrew DooleyI am passionate about educating young leaders in alternate settings after gaining experience working with year 9 students on King Island. I have then continued to develop my skills and knowledge with the School for Student Leadership over the past 4 years.

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Cameron Morton Print E-mail

Cameron MortonAs one of the generalist teachers here I am passionate about working with teams of students on leadership, teamwork, community participation and personal development.

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Michelle Pascall Print E-mail

Michelle PascallI am the head chef at the SRC. I love to cook for the students, but spending time with them and working together is the real joy in my position.

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Finn den Otter Print E-mail

Finn den OtterMy wife and I have moved to East Gippsland in 2012 to live and work. I am enjoying being a part of the great teaching team and learning environment of the Snowy River Alpine School.

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Kylie-Anne Wade Print E-mail

Kylie-Anne WadeCatering Assistant

I’m employed by the Snowy River Campus as the Catering Assistant. I enjoy cooking for our students and inventing new and economical meals.

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