Tracey Callinan is the Executive Director of Arts OutWest, the regional arts development organisation covering 11 council areas in the NSW central west. Before joining Arts OutWest in 2009, Tracey worked in arts management in various roles, including working for Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Creative Partnerships at Arts Council England, and Future Music in Adelaide. She has also worked as a music educator in NSW, South Australia and the UK, such as writing and presenting teaching kits for Musica Viva in Schools in South Australia. Tracey is currently in the final part of a PhD investigating creative industries in regional settings. In 2015-16 she was a member of the NSW Taskforce for Health and the Arts and has presented at many arts conferences in Australia and in the UK. Tracey is also a professional musician. She has performed as a harpsichordist in the UK, Israel and Australia and conducts a community choir in Bathurst.