Meet the Team

Wondering who is promoting and working in tourism in the Region? Meet the team here & find out who you should talk to about your enquiry.

Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North

Mim Ward - Regional Tourism Manager

Tea for me 


Phone: 0412 986 071

Jordan Martin - Communications Officer / Clare Valley Tourism Assistant

Double shot flat white, hold the sugar

I can help you with your ATDW listings, Clare Valley Facebook and Instagram and anything on the Clare Valley Website. 


Phone: 0412 986 071

Clare Valley Wine, Food and Tourism Centre

Tania Graham - Manager

Almond milk flat white

I have a background of hospitality and tourism with over 30 years of experience . Having lived in Clare for 21 years I have seen a fair bit of what we have to offer.  I would love to let you know the Must See things in the Valley and also the little hidden gems.  

Phone: 08 8842 2131 or 0428 209 384


Angela Butcher - Assistant Manager

A flat white, please

With a background in working with numbers, I can assist producers with stock supply, procuring new products or services, accounts, and any administration queries for the Clare Valley Wine Food and Tourism Centre. Many years of working in and enjoying the tourism industry myself, I’d love to help you plan a memorable experience exploring the Clare Valley and South Australia.


Phone: 08 8842 2131 

Anne-Marie Hayes - Promotional Coordinator

Strong Skinny Latte

I can help with CVWFT Markets, advertising on the Clare Valley webpage, social media content for the Centre’s Facebook and Instagram accounts, monthly members newsletters


Phone: 08 8842 2131 

Sharon Barrett - Customer Service Officer

Soy Chai Latte

Born and bred in the Clare Valley and having many years experience in the Clare Valley Wine and Hospitality Industry, let me make you a coffee or pour you a glass of wine and share my inside knowledge of our beautiful region.


Phone: 08 8842 2131

Barb Snaddon - Customer Service Officer

A latte, please.

A long-time local I can help you decide where to stay, or where to eat, or what to experience, while visiting our lovely part of the world.


Phone: 08 8842 2131

Clare Valley Wine and Grape Association

Anna Baum - Executive Officer

Flat white, please.

I am the go-to girl for winemaker, grape-grower and food-producer members of the Clare Valley Wine & Grape Association. Please feel free to call in at any time with enquiries.  My office is located at the entrance to the Centre. 


Mobile: 0427 168 109

Clare Valley Business and Tourism Association

Kirsty Gillings - Chair Clare Valley Business and Tourism Association

Peppermint Tea for me

I grew up in the Clare Valley and am fortunate to have returned several years ago to settle down with my own family. After a 20+year career in Tourism & Hospitality, I now work for a locally owned Finance Business. I am passionate about the promotion of our beautiful region and supporting local businesses. Reach out to the Clare Valley Business & Tourism Association to find out how we can support your local business, event or idea.


Our Councils

Les Pearson (left) - Community and Economic Development Team Leader

A flat white but I’d prefer a schooner thanks.

I’m the one on the left. Community and Economic Development team leader from Wakefield Regional Council. Passionate about the region and advocate for all its attractions.


Mobile: 0417 864 030

Laura Culbertson - Administration Officer, Development and Community 

My coffee always (and too often, thanks to the amazing Clare coffee providers) a weak cappuccino

I have grown up in the Clare Valley and now raising my own little family here. I have been working for the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council for over 11 years in administration with a range of knowledge and passion for development, community and volunteering. We often see ourselves as a directory for the region any question or query is always welcome.


Phone: 08 8842 6400

Marie O’Dea – Tourism & Events Coordinator

Chai Latte (skim), please

I grew up in the beautiful Goyder region and enjoy showcasing our Living Cultural Landscapes, Natural Wonders & Edge of the Outback Experiences.

I have a keen interest in events and love working with the local community.  

Phone: 88920100