About

Team

The people behind MOD. including our youth advisory board.

Team
  • Dr Kristin Alford

    Director

    Kristin is a futurist and engineer who is inspired by exploring the possibilities for tomorrow and how they can emerge from today. As the inaugural Director, she leads a team dedicated to bringing MOD.’s vision into reality. A highly creative thinker, with experience in engineering, human resources, strategy and communications, Kristin weaves together strands of multi-disciplinary thinking. Kristin is a skilled facilitator, influencer and public speaker.

  • Daniel Lawrance

    Production Manager

    Daniel brings experience in end-to-end video production, audio visual content and digital platforms including screens, web and social media. As well as producing video content, Daniel delivers the programming for the Science on a Sphere and touchscreens in the Universal Gallery, and explores the role of augmented and virtual reality. 

  • Dr Lisa Bailey

    Senior Exhibitions Manager

    Lisa is a science communicator and Program Manager with experience in cultural institutions both in South Australia and the UK.

  • Dearna Newchurch

    Project Coordinator

    Affectionately known as Cheryl, Dearna brings to MOD. a wealth of experience in producing diverse arts and cultural events. Never shying away from disrupting the status quo, Dearna is passionate about creating opportunities and experiences which challenge and empower others to do the same.

  • Becci Love

    Operations Coordinator

    Becci Love is an arts and events producer, who has spent the last decade working with artists and festivals around the world. She is also Co-Director at FELTspace, an artist-run gallery, and is Co-Founder and Co-Producer of the Mary Lee Exchange. Becci is particularly interested in interdisciplinary and experimental art forms and engaging with and supporting people from marginalised communities.

  • Dr Dylan DeLosAngeles

    Exhibitions Coordinator

    Dylan has deep research experience with a background in neuroscience. His practical knowledge of public performing and science communication contributes to the interactive physical exhibits, and live research opportunities within MOD.

  • Kiah Buckskin-James

    Exhibitions Coordinator

    With a degree in communications, media and culture, Kiah has been appointed to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Program for 2018-2019. Kiah is applying her expertise to continuously improve visitor engagement at MOD. including communications, evaluation, reporting and design.

  • Natalie Carfora

    Exhibitions Coordinator

    Natalie is an emerging museum professional, with experience in exhibitions and collections management. She is passionate about technology, community engagement, and social justice.

  • Rosie McKee

    Administration Officer

    With a background in marketing, arts, administration and small business, Rosie handles the organisation of everyone and everything at MOD. from finance to ensuring our procedures run smoothly.  

The MOD.YAB Team

One of MOD.’ s principles is to create opportunities for young people to contribute their ideas – with that in mind we established MOD.YAB, a youth advisory board made up of talented University of South Australia students specialising in science, technology, accessibility and inclusion, communication, visual arts and gaming.

Timothy Forbes, Douglas Howard, Eleanor Browne, Chantel Bongiovanni, Rey Koay, Sarah Rich.

Read about the journey of creating MOD.YAB and get to know the board members a bit more intimately in this blog post.

 

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