Kylie has 18 years experience across arts and culture and business, with a particularly unique skill set in cultural development, venue management and curator of community needs. She currently holds the position of Cultural Officer, Gilgandra Shire Council, concurrently raising her young family on a sheep property in Tooraweenah, NSW. Previously, Kylie was the Regional Arts Development Officer for Orana Arts from 2005-2008, then worked on various key arts and cultural development projects in a casual capacity. Kylie has a strong background in venue operations and business development through her key role as Venues Coordinator for Sydney Living Museums and Venue Manager at Volvo Gallery, Sydney CBD. This functioned as a contemporary art gallery encompassing corporate and artistic endeavours from Volvo Car Australia. Kylie believes linking partners in art, venues, events, business and community is essential to ensuring arts and cultural development thrive in regional, rural and remote communities. Kylie was Chair of the Promotions and Economic Development Committee in Gilgandra and is currently involved in many community initiatives in Tooraweenah. Kylie holds a Bachelor of Leisure Studies from the University of New South Wales.