Arts North West will be starting 2015 under a new direction with the resignation of Dr Jane Kreis as Regional Arts Development Officer. Ms Kreis has been in the position of RADO for the past 5 years and will be undertaking a new role as the Inaugural Director of Theatre Network NSW.
“It has been an immense privilege to live and work in the New England North West. Over the five years I’ve been in the position I have come to know and appreciate the diversity and wealth of arts and cultural experiences we can enjoy if we choose to. I hope that through Arts North West’s support, advocacy, and advice I am able to leave our region a little richer than I entered it but ultimately that responsibility lies with the individuals and organisations who do so much for their communities”. Ms Kreis said of her resignation.
Chair of the Arts North West Board, Mr Rob Hurcum will be overseeing the recruitment process, which will be begin on Monday the 19th of January.
“The board is sad to lose Jane Kreis as Regional Arts Development Officer as she has made a significant and unique contribution to the arts in our region. We are looking forward to receiving applications for this exciting and rewarding role’ said Mr Hurcum
The successful applicant will be based in the New England North West, have excellent administration and management skills, be self-motivated and have extensive knowledge of the not-for-profit arts sector. The full role description and application process available on the Arts North West website.
The staff and the board of Arts North West wish Jane all the best for the future and a heartfelt thanks for her commitment and enthusiasm to supporting and advocating arts and culture in the New England North West.