Jess has thirteen years’ industry-based experience working in private, not-for-profit and government operated arts organisations. She holds formal qualifications in Photography and Museum Studies. Jess has demonstrated experience in arts administration and education, creative program production and project coordination. She has contributed to the development and coordination of exhibitions, public programs, public art projects, urban place-making, site-specific arts activations, events and cultural festivals for delivery at a local and state level. She is committed to advocating for Regional Arts initiatives and for the development and implementation of strong arts and cultural policies. Jess currently works with the State Coordination Team at Regional Arts Services Network.