Monash Gallery of Art Community Asset Committee

This committee oversees the Monash Gallery of Art (MGA).

Responsibilities

  • Provides expert business development advice to Council regarding operation of the Monash Gallery of Art
  • Develops business plans for the operation of the Gallery
  • Provides expertise to the Gallery Director regarding Gallery program in the context of the business plan
  • Recommends on future management arrangements for the Gallery linked to the business plan

For more information, call Anouska Phizacklea, Gallery Director, on 9265 4896 or email Anouska.Phizacklea@monash.vic.gov.au

Community Asset Committee

At its 28 April 2020 meeting, Council resolved to appoint a Community Asset Committee, under the Local Government Act 2020, to manage the Monash Gallery of Art. This committee succeeds the Special Committee that was appointed under the Local Government Act 1989, for that purpose. The committee is chaired by Natasha Bowness

At its 25 May 2021 meeting, Council:

  1. Approved the reappointment of Val Brown to the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management for a term of three years from 31 May 2021 – 30 May 2024
  2. Approved the reappointment of Kirsty Grant to the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management for a term of three years from 4 June 2021 – 3 June 2024
  3. Noted that Milton Harris’s tenure on the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management concluded on 31 May 2021
  4. Approved the appointment of Richard Janko to the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management for a term of three years from 5 May 2021 – 4 May 2024
  5. Approved the appointment of Kirsty Grant as Deputy Chair of the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management effective 1 June 2021

Committee members:

  • Cr Tina Samardzija
  • Cr Shane McCluskey
  • Natasha Bowness as Chairperson
  • Val Brown
  • Nick Fletcher
  • Kirsty Grant
  • Dr Milton Harris as Deputy Chairperson
  • Kathryn Hendy Ekers
  • David Rosetsky
  • Matt Soulsby
  • Richard Janko

The new committee’s terms of reference:

 MGA Community Asset Committee - Terms of Reference (docx, 32KB)

The committee’s meetings are open to the public. Council has resolved that these meetings can be conducted via video conferencing until 2 November 2020, provided they are accessible to the public, except where a confidential matter is being dealt with.

October 2019

 At its 29 October 2019 meeting Council resolved to:

Approve the tenure of Mr Matt Soulsby to the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management for a term of  three years from 31 October 2019 to 31 October 2022; and approves Ms Natasha Bowness’ appointment as Chair of the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management for a further term from 31 October 2019 to 31 August 2022.

Read more: Report to Council - MGA Committee of Management

November 2018

At its 27 November 2018 meeting Council resolved to:

Approve the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management term extension of Mr Les Walkling for a further and final 12 months, effective 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

Read more: Report to Council - MGA Committee of Management Approval of Member Tenure Extension (pdf, 129KB)

October 2018

At its 30 October 2018 meeting, Council resolved to:

  1. Approve the appointment of Ms Wai Tang to the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management for the period 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2021; and
  2. Approve the tenure extension of Dr Kathryn Hendy-Ekers for a further three years from 27 October 2018 to 27 October 2021.

Read more: Report to Council - MGA Committee of Management (Recommendations) (pdf, 585KB)

September-November 2017

At its 26 September 2017 meeting, Council resolved to give non-councillor members of the Monash Gallery of Art Committee of Management an exemption under section 81(2A) of the Local Government Act 1989, from submitting a register of interests return.

At its 28 November 2017 meeting, Council appointed Dr Milton Harris as the Deputy Chair of the MGA Committee of Management.

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Last updated: 04 August 2021