The Board works to fulfill our organisation's statutory requirements by providing financial and legal advice and to support the creative and technical development of the organisation.
Dr Daniel Mudie Cunningham (Chair) is the Senior Curator at Artbank and has been active as an independent curator, artist, writer and lecturer since the mid-1990s. In 2012 his art installation Funeral Songs was exhibited at the Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, as a feature of MONA FOMA and is now part of their permanent collection. His cultural criticism and art writing is widely published here and internationally. danielmcunningham.com
Omri Godijn (Acting Treasurer) is a strategic business development manager specialising in media and advertising.
Cass Matthews (Secretary) is a lawyer specialising in arts and media. Currently, she is Senior Legal Counsel at Google and lectures in Media Law at the University of Melbourne. Cass has a Masters of Arts Administration from COFA and has been involved with various contemporary art projects in Australia, Japan and the US. She is also a director of Viscopy.
Michael Hutak is Regional Director, Oceania, for the global non-profit, One Laptop per Child, managing projects in developing Pacific Island nations where over 10000 children in 45 schools are using the XO laptop. He is also a journalist and critic who has worked for Sydney Morning Herald, The Bulletin, The Sun Herald, and Australian Art Collector as founding editor. Holder of Master of Fine Arts from COFA, he has created more than 20 experimental films and was a member of the original committee of the Sydney Super 8 Film Group. hutak.com
Ben Meek is a managing partner at Transpire transpire.com.au with over twenty five years’ experience in business and technology, working in a wide variety of technical, operational, consulting and senior management roles. His experience ranges from strategy and planning through to operations and systems retirement where he is frequently engaged to establish and/or review business systems roadmaps for enterprise and departmental systems, with recent projects of this sort in both the utilities and media sectors.