Our Team

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Country to Canberra is managed by a dedicated and talented team of volunteers.

Click on the team members below and read their bios! You can also check out our Blogger Team bios here.


Our Team

Click on the bios to learn more.

Founder, CEO

Hannah Wandel

Hannah is a gender equality advocate, public speaker and the founder of Country to Canberra. Learn more about her achievements and career as social entrepreneur.

Mentorship Director

Alex Collins

Alex joined the Country to Canberra team in 2016 as the Mentoring Program Director. Check out her bio for more info.

Blogger Team Director

Jessica Fealy

Jess manages and mentors our Blogger Team of rural teenagers, and is a management whiz. Check out her bio to learn more.

Social Media Director

Maddie Cook

Maddie grew up on a family cattle and cropping farm in central west New South Wales before moving to Canberra to undertake a double degree; Bachelor of Advertising and Marketing Communication, Bachelor of Graphic Design. Check out her bio for more info

Media Volunteer

Jenna Crowther

Jenna is a communications expert. Check out her bio to learn more.

Programs Volunteer

Clare Cronan

Clare is brilliant at all things event management. Check out her bio to learn more.

Programs Volunteer

Steph Davies

Steph joined the team late 2015, when she was encapsulated by the Country to Canberra Story at the Rural Womens Awards. Check out her bio for more info

Programs Volunteer

Mandy Mills

Before winning the 2016 Power Trip, Mandy grew up in Forster, a regional town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Check out her bio for more info.