Caroline Downer is the Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s CEO.  She has over 30 years’ experience in the arts sector – most recently as Executive Director of Arts North West and previously as Director of the New England Regional Art Museum in Armidale. She is committed to community arts organisations and is interested in a broad range of the arts, from visual arts and film to music. She has coordinated large regional music festivals and has served on a number of arts committees including the NSW State Government Classical Music Artform Advisory Board and as a peer reviewer for the Australia Council for the Arts. Caroline holds a B.Mus (Hons) (Music Performance), B.A.(Hons) (Fine Arts) and a Master of Arts Honours in Museum Studies from The University of Melbourne. In 2020, Caroline was awarded a Medal in the Order of Australia for services to performing and visual arts.