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Sandy Verschoor – Lord Mayor of Adelaide – ‘My Vision for the City”
April 2, 2019 @ 12:30 am - 2:00 pm$45.00
Sandy Verschoor is a first-generation Australian of Dutch, French, Portuguese and Ceylonese descent. Sandy is married to Gregg Mitchell, a graphic designer and artist, and has two daughters, and a son.
Sandy was elected as an Area Councillor in the 2015 by-election and served as Deputy Lord Mayor from June 2017 to November 2018. She has had a career in the public and private enterprise, not-for-profit organisations and Local and State Government, including three years as General Manager City Culture and Community Services for the City of Adelaide.
Sandy has contributed to the success of Adelaide’s thriving arts and culture community for more than two decades, including having been CEO of the Adelaide Fringe and the Adelaide Festival, as well as producer of the Adelaide Festival of Ideas in 2018. She has been on numerous boards as well as a trustee of the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust and Chairs a disability housing solutions organisation Aliro Ltd.
As Lord Mayor, Sandy is keen to keep costs low for residents and businesses by reducing red tape, strengthening Adelaide’s global reputation for culture, climate change action, and entrepreneurialism, preserving Adelaide’s heritage, and enhancing the city’s precincts and main streets for the benefit of local small business owners and the community.Book Online