SAAME member biographies

Page setup notice:  All execs who'd like to have a bio on this page, please email Tim a brief bio to include, and a photo (if desired).  NB:  All information on here will be fully viewable by the general public, so only include information that you'd like to be seen.  You can include personal contact information (if you're prepared to handle spam).  I'll do something similar for the conference page/site (bios for the conference organisers).  Those who don't want a bio, let me know, then I'll know not to keep reminding people to give me one.  Perhaps non-executive members could be included, too (e.g. people who help out in meetings, workshops, etc).

Grant Brindal (president).  Grant Brindal has been teaching Media in SA schools since 1977.  While from a secondary background, as an ICT coach and New Media Awards mentor, Grant has worked at a range of schools across the state.  He has been involved in the development of Media curricula at both state and federal levels and is the Lead Practitioner on the SACE Board Media Studies assessment team.  He was SA’s first teacher to be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Media from AFTRS and produced ABC Local Radio’s “Talkback Classroom.”  He continues to work on a variety of screen productions, volunteers as a tour guide at the ABC and produces SAAME’s monthly community radio program, “Media Moves” on PBA-FM.

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Harry Postema (executive).  Currently teaching Media Studies and Creative Arts at senior secondary level.  Also contributing to SACE as a subject specialist and lead practitioner in these subjects.  He has a strong interest in innovative curriculum development, task design and assessment procedures.  Has also a breadth of experiences in Drama teaching community theatre, independent filmmaking and visual arts.

... (executive)

Tim Seifert (secretary, webmaster).  A former Media Studies student of Grant Brindal, later working with Grant over a number of years.  He has been running a video production company since 1991 (filming across a wide range of areas, including sports, theatre, art, seminars, corporate, promotional).

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