Who We Are

The Arts Industry Council (Victoria) is overseen by CEOs of Victoria’s peak arts bodies.

Current Council Members

Caroline Bowditch, Executive Director, Arts Access Victoria
Patrick Donovan, Chief Executive Officer, Music Victoria
Andy Miller, General Manager, Multicultural Arts Victoria
Sarah Morris
, Executive Director, Museums Australia (Victoria)
Anne Robertson, Executive Officer, Public Galleries Association Victoria
Jenny Ryssenbeek, Executive Officer, Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres
Angela Savage, Director, Writers Victoria
Simone Schinkel, (Co-Convenor) General Manager, Theatre Network Australia
Michelle Silby, Executive Director and CEO, Ausdance Victoria
Joe Toohey, (Co-Convenor) Director, Regional Arts Victoria
Francesca Valmorbida, Arts and Culture Policy Advisor, Municipal Association of Victoria



Membership automatically includes all members of the convening organisations.
Note: Paid membership was discontinued in 2014. 


Convening Organisations

Arts Access Victoria,
Ausdance Victoria,
Multicultural Arts Victoria,
Municipal Association of Victoria,
Museums Australia (Victoria),
Music Victoria,
Public Galleries Association Victoria,

Regional Arts Victoria,
Theatre Network Australia,
Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres (VAPAC),
Writers Victoria.


Contact Us

Joe Toohey: 0407 511 438 or email jtoohey@rav.net.au
Simone Schinkel: 0421 967 349 or email simone@tna.org.au


Past Council Members

Our sincerest thanks go out to the following people who have made significant contributions to AICV and in turn the sector through their involvement in AICV in the past:

Laura Miles, Nicole Beyer, Jim Rimmer, Veronica Pardo.