Administration Officer - John Bowen
John' role is to manage the administrative tasks involved with the organisation of SCA. He will be answering your enquires as well as working on projects to further develop our organisation and the Sport of Climbing in Australia.
John initially became involved with Sport Climbing as a parent, when his two children started climbing and then competing. He has 20 years experience as a police officer, first in the Northern Territory and then NSW, and a degree in Emergency Management from CSU. John lives in the lower Blue Mountains in NSW. He has a part time position as a firefighter with his local station. He volunteers as a judge at climbing events when he can.
Communication Officer - Esti Tweg
As the Communication Officer, Esti's main tasks are to update the website, manage SCAs social media and create newsletters. Esti started climbing at a summer camp in Ontario, Canada when she was 12 years old. She started competing when she was 15 and later volunteered with the Ontario Climbing Federation. Esti worked at a climbing gym in various roles including Youth Coach, Instructor and Route Setter for 8 years. In 2015, Esti qualified for the Canadian Youth and Open National Teams and competed at both the Youth World Championships and Open World Cup. In 2021, Esti moved to Adelaide, Australia where she continues to compete and volunteer with SCSA and SCA. Outside of climbing, Esti works as a Software Developer creating websites and apps.
Finance Officer - Jessica George
Jessica started climbing in her early 20's in Queensland, where she met some amazing climbers including her husband. Climbing has always been a passion of her's and continues to be 15 years later. Jessica and her family have been on many adventures around Australia and Europe. This last year Jessica decided to give back to the climbing community with her skill set in Financial services and Admin. Jessica has been working in the financial field field for over 17 years and brings an array of experience and knowledge in this area. Outside climbing Jessica is a Senior Bookkeeper and BAS/Tax Agent. For SCA, Jessica will be providing accounts Administration and Grant Submissions.