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Elizabeth joined Regional Art NSW as the Chief Executive Officer in December, 2006. Since that time she has developed and implemented a new strategic direction for the organisation focusing on its role as a peak body and service agency for arts and cultural development across rural and regional areas of the state. She works closely with the state wide network 14 regional arts boards and acts as an advocate for the network with the state and federal governments.
Elizabeth has a very broad base of arts management and arts marketing experience gained in over 20 years work in the field in both metropolitan and regional areas. She moved to Regional Arts NSW from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where she was Manager, Marketing & Communications for two years. In that time she developed and implemented key marketing and communications strategies.
Previously, she was the Director of Canberra Arts Marketing for six and a half years. This was a unique role where she represented a large diversity of arts organisations making up Australia’s leading arts marketing consortium.
Elizabeth has worked as an arts marketer, arts manager, publicist, festival director and presenter, as an employee as well as freelance, for a wide diversity of performing arts organisations since the early eighties.
Pru joined Regional Arts NSW in December 2013.Originally from Orange in Western NSW, Pru has a passion for rural arts and is keenly aware of the many challenges facing cultural development in these areas.
As an emerging curator and art theorist she is passionate about contemporary Australian art practice and culture. Pru has previously worked as Volunteer Coordinator with Contempo at the Art Gallery of NSW, and with the NSW Department of Primary Industries during the Equine Influenza Outbreak.
Pru has a Bachelor Art Theory/ Bachelor Arts (Philosophy) from the Centre of Fine Arts, University of NSW.
Lexie joined Regional Arts NSW in 2016 on a temporary basis to support the delivery of ARTLANDS DUBBO. She subsequently joined the organisation in a full time position to manage the grants programs and to provide support and advice to the regional Aboriginal Arts Officers including facilitating introductions and meetings with the Aboriginal leaders in metropolitan organisations.
Lexie previously worked with Domestic Violence NSW and the Australian Red Cross on several social justice campaigns as a visual storyteller and social documentarian. Lexie studied Design at East Sydney TAFE and has worked as a freelance photographer since 2010.
Suzie possesses a solid background in event management and conferences, with over 11 years experience in the industry. Suzie has exceptional customer service skills, which has provided her with a client focused outlook and a dedication to achieving project goals. She joined the Regional Arts NSW marketing team in 2021 and enjoys taking part in all things arts and culture.
In 2017 Suzie completed a Diploma in Graphic Design through CATC Design school. Having discovered a love for advertising, she then went on to attain a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Communications (Majoring in Advertising). Suzie’s role is currently being contracted by C7EVEN Communications.
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Jessie joined Regional Arts NSW in March 2016.
Jessie is an accountant and bookkeeper with experience in various industries and sectors, including media, advertising, design and IT firms. Her role is to maintain daily accounting tasks and assist Theresa to prepare management and financial reports for Regional Arts NSW.
Jessie holds a Master of Commerce in Finance and Accounting from Macquarie University and is a qualified CPA member.