Meet Judith Rodriguez, Poet
Sunday 12 June
3.00 – 4.00pm
Nexus Art Gallery, 1 Doepel Street Bellingen
JAN STROM has lived and worked on the Coffs Coast since 1982. She is an experienced engagement facilitator, working in community, business, local government, and higher education. She was a Councillor, then Deputy Mayor, at Coffs Harbour City Council, and contributed to the Coffs Harbour Health Initiative – a collaboration that resulted in the establishment of the Coffs Harbour Cancer Serve and the University of NSW Rural Clinical School adjacent to the Coffs Harbour Hospital.
As the Executive Officer for Engagement Australia for three years, Jan was provided with the opportunity to utilise much of the research needed to complete her PhD thesis Enabling Engagement in 2010. Jan was also a Lecturer (Personal Communications; Marketing and Local Government) at Southern Cross University for a number of years.
In 1983, she founded Bootlace Productions and was active as an actor, director, and producer for many years. In 2015, she played Linda Loman in the CHATS production of Arthur Miller’s classic, Death of a Salesman.
For the past five years, Jan has been Secretary of Short Sharp Digital Incorporated, a not-for-profit organisation that hosted the annual international Short Sharp Film Festival. She currently runs yoga and meditation classes, and is a freelance community engagement facilitator. www.janstrom.com.au/Home.html