Nick Schumi is a strong, passionate and active disability advocate.

As a certified Youth Worker Nick specialises in youth and disability engagement with a strong emphasis on empowerment.

Nick is the founder of the Julia Farr Youth Committee within JFA Purple Orange in Adelaide, South Australia. Nick chaired this committee for is beginnings in 2008 until 2015. Nick played an integral part in the implementation of the peer to peer, Julia Farr Youth Mentoring Program and Peer Support Network which he still has an active role. Nick also has extensive board and governance experience. Including, and not limited to: JFA Purple Orange Board of Directors and Housing Board, Ministerial Advisory Committee: Students with Disabilities (SA).

Nick has also had the opportunity to be a candidate in the 2014 State Election for South Australian based political party, Dignity for Disability, of which he is still an active member.’