Anne Frankenberg

The CBAA welcomes new Board member

Helen Henry, 10th February 2016

The CBAA welcomes its newest Board Member, Anne Frankenberg, who will join the existing board in a casual vacancy for the remainder of 2016.

CBAA President Phillip Randall looks forward to having Frankenberg’s input as part of the Board this year:

“It is my pleasure to welcome Anne Frankenberg as the CBAA’s newest Board Member. Off the back of a successful tenure as the general manager of Melbourne’s fine music station 3MBS, as well as extensive not-for-profit governance and management experience in the performing arts, Anne brings a wealth of valuable experience to the table.”

“Anne’s appointment follows a fantastic response to our call for applicants, receiving 20 high quality applications from within and outside the sector and robust shortlisting and interviewing process. We thank everyone who expressed interest in the role.”

Frankenberg, too, is excited to join the Board:

"The energy, vibrancy and diversity of the community radio sector have made my years leading 3MBS among the most rewarding in my career.  I'm honoured to have the opportunity to give back to the sector by serving on the CBAA Board, and I look forward to working to support its role as a voice and resource for community radio."

Anne Frankenberg has been General Manager at 3MBS, Melbourne’s fine music community radio station since 2012. Trained initially as a clarinettist, Anne has degrees in Music and Psychology, and an Executive MBA. She has held management roles with the Victoria State Opera, Opera Australia, and International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA), was founding General Manager of Victorian Opera, and has served on the Boards of the Australian Youth Orchestra and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra.  In March 2016, Anne will take up the position of Deputy General Manager at the Australian National Academy of Music.

Frankenberg joins existing Board members Phillip Randall (President), Melanie Withnall (Vice President), Peter Rohweder, Jean Rau, Natalie Pozdeev and Tony Smythe, along with youth and women’s representatives Tess Lawley and Bethany Atkinson-Quinton.

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