Our Staff & Board


Cy Starkman – General Manager

Ben Fox –  Artistic Director 

Alice de Brenni – Book Keeper 

Milyika Scales – Office Manager 


Jason Quin (Chair)

BA (Hons), Grad Cert (Int Development), PRINCE2 (Proj Management). 15 years NFP organisational management experience (UK & Australia).

David Nixon (Deputy Chair, Public Officer)

His event and media production skills are leveraged to add vision and value for the benefit of the experience economy.

Bethany Uhe (Secretary)

Since moving to Alice Springs in late 2012, Bethany has worked as a lawyer with the Central Australia Aboriginal Family Legal Unit (CAAFLU) . She is also a musician/songwriter who regularly performs and is actively involved in the local Alice Springs music scene.

Marcus KuchenBuch

Artist in Residence
Remote Choir Program Alice & Barkly Region
Creative Director The Alice Beat 2016
Instrumental Teacher
Northern Territory Music School
Department of Education
Northern Territory Government

Craig San Roque

PhD, BSc Psychologist. Resident A/Springs since 1992; active on  inter cultural &community performance production initiatives;  many published  writings  with Centralian focus.

Michael Robertson

Michael has been the CEO of CAAMA (Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association) since 2011, and has previously CEO’d organisations in the national aerospace refurbishment, and the international building material importation sectors respectively. Prior to those positions he worked at Executive level in the marketing and strategy functions at BankWest during the exciting transitional period of BankWest becoming a public company. Michael began his career as an architect. He currently sits on a number of  Boards including Imparja Television, Tourism Central Australia, Red Hot Arts, and CAAMA Productions. Michael has an MBA from Cranfield University, UK, and Degrees in Architecture, and Science.

Damien Ryan
Current Alice Springs Town Council Mayor. As a long term Alice Springs resident Damien has played proactive in roles the community.