Student Leadership

Student Leadership

Student leadership at Hymba Yumba Independent School is based on the principles of learning together, walking together, and leading together. Student leaders’ model cultural respect and knowledge, academic excellence, and lead their Tiddas and Bunjis to walk in two worlds.


Hymba Yumba’s RESPECTS Leaders are:

  • Joshua Bond
  • Jamelia Maybanks
  • Giaan Jordan
  • Reubin Sonio

The RESPECTS Leaders role is to uphold our RESPECTS principles and to support other jarjum to practice respect for themselves, their family, their community and their country.


House Leaders

Our House Leaders represent the 3 Houses of Hymba Yumba – Jagera, Yuggera and Ugarapul. These Leaders are responsible for leading and supporting their respective Houses in all our sporting activities.

The House Leaders are:


  • Jagera – Shannell Maidment and Ezrah Szoke
  • Yuggera – Tiani Sassen and Luke Munt
  • Ugarapul – Nikita Hartas and Zaiydan Knight-Nudl

Bunji and Tidda Leaders

Bunji (boys/men) and Tidda (girls/women) Leaders work with our Cultural and Community Engagement team to plan and deliver our weekly group sessions to increase our jarjum cultural identity and spirituality.

Our Bunji and Tidda Leaders are:


  • Cienna Fuller-Chapman
  • Sabrina Leonard
  • Izara Bonner
  • Rhianna Lee Parker
  • Milton Campbell
  • Talan Bourne Laumahina-Terekia
  • Lyric Ruska

Caring for Country Leaders

Hymba Yumba’s Caring for Country Leaders play an important part in our grounding of First Nations traditions and values. These leaders are responsible for supporting jarjum to respect and care for the country our school is located on.

The Caring for Country Leaders are:


  • Ezekiel Setu
  • Tahanna Brady
  • Jaelene Hannah
  • Brock Tyson

Cultural Arts Leaders

The Cultural Arts Leaders are:


  • Bronson Tangihaere
  • Tion Torrens
  • Marshontae Wacando
  • Shamaiyah Sullivan

Wellbeing Leaders

The Wellbeing Leaders are:


  • Jacinta Harris-Davies
  • D’Asjiah Thompson
  • Angelina Perrett

Community Engagement Leaders

Our Community Engagement Leaders are:


  • Janaya Fox
  • Jinali Fox