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Board of Management

Our Board is comprised of nine volunteers who have high level expertise in relevant fields. 
Board members are involved in subcommittees (refer to organisational chart) offering advice, governance, networks and hands on work providing pro-bono services to benefit and develop the organisation.
A pakana sub-committee oversees the pakana studio, ensuring self determination. 



  • Determine the organisation's mission and purpose

  • Select the chief executive 

  • Provide proper financial oversight 

  • Ensure adequate resources 

  • Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability

  • Ensure effective organisational planning 

  • Recruit and orient new board members and assess board performance 

  • Enhance the organisation's public standing

  • Determine, monitor, and strengthen the organisation's programs and services

  • Support the chief executive and assess their performance. 


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Expert Advisors to the Board:
pakana Sub-Committee:
  • Cheryl Mundy

  • Jim Everett

  • Andry Sculthorpe



Core Team:


Front & Back of House

Corinne Ooms

Alicia  Keilbaska

Technical Production

Kardia Gillie-Terry
Thomas Thiele

Production Assistants

Sarah Wells
Thomas Thiele



Kickstart Arts employs an average of 58 contracted artists and arts workers each year.  There are too many to list here, however they are listed in our Annual Report

Artists & Organisations in Residence