Curator & Sculptor in Residence (Part-time)
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Marketing & Administration Assistant (Part-time)
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Wendy Hughes Chuck
Volunteer Co-ordinator (Voluntary position)
BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
Antony de Jong - LL.B. (Hons), B.Sc. (Melb), M.B.A. (Wharton), GAICD
Founding Board member and President since December 2002.
Antony is an executive with Vocus Group Limited and previously worked with Telstra Corporation, most recently as the founder and managing director of the Belong business unit. Earlier in his career, Antony was a partner with Accenture, a global technology and information services company and also a long time member of the Board of the Bell Shakespeare Company, Australia’s national touring theatre company.
Gina Panebianco - B.Ed ( Melb), H.D.T.(SAC) (Melb)
Board Member since October 2014 and Vice-president since October 2016.
Gina is an art educator with 30+ years experience in the research, development, delivery and evaluation of learning programs, education resources and audience engagement. Gina is the former Head of Education and Programs at the National Gallery of Victoria, and has been a guest educator in museums in Singapore, Taiwan, USA and Japan. Currently Gina is a Visual Arts Educator at La Trobe University, Education Advisor for Dialogue in the Dark, Melbourne and is working with Excellence Assessment in The Arts for the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority.
Trevor Ryan – B. Bus. (Swinburne) FCPA
Board member and Treasurer since October 2013.
Trevor is currently working as a Finance Consultant for Red Cross Australia and was previously a senior member of the Telstra Corporation Finance group for several years. Prior to that he held various Finance related positions in the Retail and Energy sectors.
Andrew Dixon – B. Soc. Sci. (Librarianship), Grad. Dip. (Data Processing) RMIT
Board member since June 2010 and Secretary since October 2016.
Andrew is a member of the Ambassadors group at The W. R. Johnston Collection and Secretary at Villa Alba Museum in Kew. He is Vice-President of the Friends of Labassa, a National Trust historic mansion in Caulfield North.
Georgina Walker BA (RMIT), PGDipArts, MA, PhD (Melb)
Board member since October 2019 and member of the Exhibitions & Collection subcommittee. Georgina is an Honorary Research Fellow and teaches in Art History, Curatorial and Museum Studies in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. Her research and publications contribute to the emerging and growing field of private museums with new models of cultural philanthropy and interrelationships between private and public museums.
Caroline Johnston - LLB (Hons) (Melb), MBA (Melb)
Board Member and Chair of the Planning subcommittee since October 2018.
Current roles include Founder, Johnston & Green; Councillor of The Australiana Fund; Family Representative, Green Family Award; and Member, Advocacy & Support Committee, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. She was also until recently a Board member of Anglicare Victoria. Caroline has held legal, consulting and senior management roles in public and private organisations. She also has extensive non-executive experience in not-for-profit, and for-profit, organisations involved in social welfare, medical research, arts, education and sport, and continues to be active in strategic planning, risk management, and corporate governance.
Janine Kibblewhite - B.Sc. Hons ( Melb)
Board Member and Chair of the Marketing & Development subcommittee since October 2016.
Janine has recently retired after more than 25 years in sales and marketing in the private sector. Janine is the former Global Marketing Manager for WorleyParsons, and prior to that held various regional strategic marketing sales and development roles in the US and Australia.