The Eramboo Board

Susan Milne - Director

Susan is a Director of Eramboo and has been instrumental in the early development stages of Eramboo's transition phases right through to the present day. Susan has taught Sculpture classes at Eramboo since 1994 & has been the guiding force for many talented artists emerging through the doors of Eramboo. A practising Artist in her own right with a long list of exhibitions & shows to her credit as well as in collaboration with her partner Greg Stonehouse. She is a driving force behind Eramboo & her dedication to the future of Eramboo is commendable.

Greg Stonehouse - Director

Greg is a Director of Eramboo & along with Susan has a long history in the early development stages of Eramboo. Greg has been the voice & front person for Eramboo on a number of formal & informal occasions. His dedication to the pursuit of creating an artist environment that can be shared by the community & promoting the arts has been on-going. Greg has been a practising artist for over 20 years in both the public domain & galleries.

Jenny Green - Director

Jenny has spent her professional career working in the area of not-for-profit governance and management as an academic and a company director. Through her interest in community engagement and civil society she has developed a strong belief in the importance of the arts in shaping and reflecting identity and culture. Working with Eramboo allows Jenny to contribute to an organisation that is making this happen.  Jenny holds a degree in Education from Melbourne University, a Master of Arts in Special Education from Macquarie University, and a Doctorate of Philosphy from the University of Technology Sydney.

Ingrid Bowen - Director

Ingrid is a practicing landscape artist and has been a studio tenant at Eramboo for three years. She has a professional background in the travel industry and transitioned to working in the arts in 2014. Ingrid has served as a volunteer on numerous committees, in roles including fundraising and engagement for community, school and art organisations. She is committed to facilitating and strengthening programmes and support for the Eramboo community.   

Brian Young - Director

Brian Young has an extensive background in finance and commerce gained in Australia and abroad. He has served on company Boards and held executive positions in the industrial, hospitality and education sectors. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW and a Master of Science (in Management Services) from the University of Durham, UK. While he makes no claims about being a professional artist, he has participated in a number of sculpture exhibitions and enjoys painting for himself and friends.

Simon Fitch - Director

After 35 years in the business, Simon finally admitted to being addicted to advertising. He loved every bit of the communication process - building strong relationships between brand and consumer, getting customers to fall in love with his clients’ brands, and seeing the impact of cleverly thought through creativity. He’s done it in London, Singapore, Auckland and Sydney. At agencies like JWT, The Campaign Palace, Saatchi & Saatchi and TBWA. On brands like Apple, Audi, Singapore Airlines, Commonwealth Bank, NRMA, Vodafone and the Federal Government. He now brings this experience to helping Eramboo grow its marketing profile.

Liz Bender - Eramboo’s Arts Officer

Liz took up her appointment at Eramboo in February 2019. She has been involved creatively and professionally with the arts for many years both within Australia and abroad. A practicing artist, Liz has exhibited in galleries across the United States. Her professional background includes arts administration, business management, art education and curatorial work. Liz works for Eramboo part-time on Tuesdays & Thursdays.

Sue Boaden - Eramboo Ambassador

In March 2016 the Board established Eramboo’s Ambassador Program. Eramboo Ambassadors are people of considerable personal and professional distinction in areas relevant to Eramboo’s work and to help Eramboo win recognition, support and goodwill for the organisation and its work. They also provide advice to the Artistic Directors and the Board in their area of professional distinction.

Sue Boaden was appointed Eramboo’s inaugural Ambassador in 2017. A long term resident of the Northern Beaches, Sue is a leading cultural strategist.