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CATHY WINTERS / Donations Trustee
Cathy Winters has significant experience in the management of organisations, major events, community, public and media relations, staffing and financial management in both the government and in community sectors.
From 2006 to 2014 Cathy worked in the Commonwealth Public Service in various iterations of the Departments of Employment and Education managing teams in the Communication Groups including Corporate Communication, Events, AV, Graphic Design and Writing.
During this period Cathy also spent two years working in the Northern Territory as a Community Employment Broker for the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.
From January 1999 to March 2005 she was the Manager of Floriade, and prior that was Executive Director of the Canberra Festival from 1995-1998.
Cathy was born and educated in England, though she spent much of her childhood in India. She came to Australia in 1972 and took Australian citizenship in 1978.
Making a contribution to the community has underpinned Cathy’s working life. She was President of The Stagemaster Inc. from July 1996 until May 2008 and until recently a Board Member of the Canberra Glassworks. She has been awarded both a MEAA Green Room Award and a Centenary Medal for her contribution to the performing arts.