Liz Leyshan - Director

Photo by Mark Lobo

Photo by Mark Lobo

Liz Leyshan began her position as the Mittagundi Director in January 2014. Mittagundi is a place Liz was introduced to by a relative in the late 1980’s. Prior to her appointment as Director Liz has helped Mittagundi at various times since the mid 1990’s.

Her experience and skills have been shaped by her experience in outdoor education and conservation management. 

She has worked at various commercial and not for profit organisations and camps including Wollangarra, The Crossing, Coastlife Adventures, Conservation Volunteers Australia, NPWS and Kindilan OEC. Liz has a Diploma in Outdoor Recreation (with various activity specialisations) and a Degree in App Sc Parks, Recreation and Heritage. Liz’s experience and skills have been extended by actively working on boards such as The Crossing Land Education Centre, The Australian Camps Association and membership with community organisations like SES, CFA and the Victorian Ambulance service. Liz is a community orientated person always working towards expanding the Mittagundi community. Most importantly she is excited to share her skills, knowledge and experiences by living and working with our staff, volunteers, young people, MG council and you the MG community.

Claire Peck  

Bookings & Communications Manager

Claire is based in Melbourne and manages all the enrolments, social media & relationships with school and community groups for Mittagundi. Claire has a background in Outdoor Education, having worked in the industry since 2007 as a field instructor, program coordinator and client manager all over Australia. Claire has a Diploma in Outdoor Recreation and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Criminology). Claire is passionate about empowering youth and utilising the outdoors as a medium for this. As a new mother Claire is enjoying fostering a love and appreciation for the wilderness with her son.