Mr Stankevicius has held a number of senior executive positions across a wide range of social, governance and economic policy and program areas in the ACT and Australian Governments and the non-government sector over the past 20 years, as well as working as a senior policy and media adviser to parliamentarians across the political spectrum. He was previously the General Manager of the Centenary of Canberra, overseeing the delivery of a wide ranging cultural, community, events and environmental program in 2013.
Mr Stankevicius has been involved with a range of national and ACT community organisations in the housing, health, youth, consumer and arts sectors, including the Board of Ausdance ACT in 2006 and the ACT Council of Cultural and Community Organisations in the 1990s.
“I am absolutely thrilled to accept the appointment as Director artsACT and Events ACT, at this point in the growth and maturing of Canberra’s cultural landscape,” said Mr Stankevicius.
“As a devoted Canberra enthusiast, I am very much looking forward to working with Canberra’s cultural sector to create great art, engage with arts and events audiences, and strengthen their contribution to the Canberra aesthetic, economy and community.”
“The artsACT and Events ACT teams are both doing amazing work with and for the Canberra community and it is a privilege to be asked to lead them.”
For more information, visit: www.arts.act.gov.au for details.
Image: Mr Adam Stankevicius (supplied)