Executive Committee

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Each year a committee is elected at the Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Rockhampton Art Gallery. Members are invited to nominate for election to positions, and if successful, to contribute to and assist in coordinating the ongoing activities at the Gallery.  

President - Tracey Siddins
Vice President - Russell Stewart
Secretary - Bronwyn Hoch
Treasurer - Anni Bastin-Byrne

For Any Questions Contact:
Friends of Rockhampton Art Gallery
E: friendsrockhamptongallery@gmail.com
PO Box 1860, Rockhampton Q 4700

 President - Tracey Siddins
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Tracey Siddins grew up in Rockhampton and has an extensive background in marketing, design and business management.  She has a Masters of Business Administrations, a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and is a Certified Practicing Marketer. Her business, Marketing Mafia, is a full service marketing firm that specialises in integrated marketing communications strategy development and implementation. Tracey has been involved in the Friends of the Rockhampton Art Gallery committee for four years and has been President for the past two years. Since Tracey has been involved in the committee she has loved seeing the growth and changes of the gallery. She is extremely excited for the new gallery and wholeheartedly believes in the potential of the Rockhampton Art Gallery and is always looking for ways that that Friends committee can help further grow the collection and engagement with its members and community. 

Secretary - Bronwyn Hoch
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Bronwyn was born and raised on a cattle property in Central Queensland and spent her schooling years in Rockhampton. Following this she moved around regional Queensland for 15 years living in small country towns and major regional cities before returning to Rockhampton to raise her family. During this time Bronwyn was part of the inaugural fundraising committee which launched the John Flynn Place Museum & Art Gallery in Cloncurry.  She continues her passion of being involved in the community she lives in, meeting new people and exploring new opportunities that provide and insight in to art and culture on many different levels. Bronwyn is excited to be part of the committee of Friends of the Gallery as it goes forward with the future development of the New Rockhampton Art Gallery.


Treasurer - Anni Bastin-Byrne
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Anni Bastin-Byrne is a partner of a large local accounting firm and is involved in the gallery as a member of the friends committee and as a volunteer and a regular attendee of the yoga and pilates classes. These avenues of contact enables the enjoyment of the wonderfully vibrant community space looking ahead to the even more wonderful space of the new gallery. Anni is involved in other community organisations including being a committee member of the CPA Capricornia branch and the Rockhampton Gourmet club and is a board member of the Rockhampton Girls Grammar School. Anni continues to convene the District Secondary School Netball Competition and has done so for the past 14 years. Anni is passionate about her family and also in assisting her clients to achieve their goals. For relaxation Anni enjoys reading, movies, theatre, travel and sport.