Our club has a dynamic committee, ranging from mid twenties to early sixties. If you would like to join the committee, we would love to have you.
Fabian Muller - President
Fabian is really excited to give back to the Swiss Club of South Australia after having first joined over twenty years ago. He enjoys travel and returned to Adelaide after living in Sydney and the USA where he was a member of the Swiss Club of NSW and Chicago. Born in Switzerland, he loves all things Rösti, and will provide leadership to the committee in upholding the Club’s mission.
Sarah Hill - Vice President, NEWSLETTER, WEBSITE and Public officer
Sarah is the Club’s vice president and can’t wait to get as many Swiss-South Australians involved in the Club as possible. Pottery is a passion of Sarah’s and she loves Swiss traditions especially Christmas. She was born in Frauenfeld and first came to Australia with her parents Paul and Regula Muller and her brother Fabian when she was 6 years old. Sarah is a proud mum to Elliot and will find as much time as she can to support the committee with communications and community engagement activities.
Henri Guillaume - Secretary
Henri has been an Auslandschweizer for most of his life, and has lived on almost every continent on Earth. He brings to the Club a wealth of experience in club management, having officiated over the years as President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of several clubs focused on public speaking (Toastmasters). A devoted family man, Henri enjoys travelling, biking and hiking in his free time.
paul hill - Treasurer
Paul is passionate about numbers and is the Club's treasurer. Paul has previously held a similar position with the South Australian Universities Alumni in London where he was financial and company director. Paul was born in Reading in the UK and met Sarah Hill at University in 2004 and ever since has been fascinated by Switzerland especially its direct democracy. When not working full time or spending time on his hobby farm Paul loves to cycle through the hills or spend time with his dog Lotti. Paul is looking forward to seeing how membership renewals can be improved and how the Club can maintain its financial foundations.
Marlene guillaume- activities
Marlene was born in Neuchatel where she grew up. In 1989, she married Henri and together, they went to live in Melbourne. They have four children: 2 daughters who live in Switzerland, and a daughter and a son living in Melbourne. The family has lived in Singapore and in California over a period of 5 years. Marlene and Henri moved to Adelaide in 2016 and joined the Swiss Club of SA to meet people and make new friends. Marlene is an enrolled nurse, currently volunteering in a hospital, and she is looking forward to providing assistance with the Swiss Club events.
ISABELLE Schnider - Activities
Isabelle is looking after the activities for the Swiss Club, alongside Herbert Gall. She was born in Adelaide to two Swiss parents, Maya and Martin Schnider. She spoke only Swiss German until she started attending school. Although she has never lived in Switzerland she has travelled and lived in Europe, America and throughout Australia. Isabelle has a strong hospitality background, having completed a Swiss Hotel Association Advanced Diploma in Hotel Management in 2010. She has many contacts in the hospitality industry in Adelaide and hopes to draw on her experience in events to make this year one of the SwissClub's best.
Herbert Gall - Activites
Herbert has continued on the committee in his activities position. Herbert was born in Basel in 1938 and in 1961 he moved to Geneva. On the 11 January 1969 he migrated to Australia and it has always been his base. Herbert joined the Swiss Club in 1974 and he’s had a great variety of jobs and businesses until he retired in 2001. He is very active in community work and looks forward to preparing Swiss events for the Club.
VICTORIA TOBE - ACTIVITIES
Victoria grew up in Canton Aargau, studied in Basel and worked in Engadin and St. Gallen prior to moving to Adelaide. She always had a close connection to Australia as her Dad migrated from Holland to South Australia with his family when he was young. Currently, Victoria is working at the RAH and TQEH as a medical doctor and loves being active outdoors while enjoying the stunning countryside Australia has to offer. Furthermore, she appreciates the possibility of staying connected with Swiss traditions through the Swiss Club and is excited to help the Club grow and develop into the future.