Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre University of Newcastle
Ms Lyniece Keogh is the Executive Officer of the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre. Lyniece started with the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre in 2014 as a part time Administration Assistant and is very pleased to be utilising her skills in business to the benefit of the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre and cohort. Lyniece is a proud Kamilaroi woman born and bred in Tamworth and the mother of twin sons. During Lyniece’s pregnancy and since the birth of her boys she has suffered a number of health conditions which we are looking at as part of the research at the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre including kidney disease and diabetes. Lyniece has a great interest in the early detection and prevention of chronic disease for our participants. Lyniece’s role at the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre includes managing the day to day operations of the Centre including the Arts & Research programs, supervision and mentoring of the Indigenous team members, financial management of funds, program development and management and sourcing funding to support the ongoing success of the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre. Lyniece is an avid early career artist and passionate about ensuring the artistic and curating of works from the Gomeroi gaaynggal Centre is of the highest standard enriching and informing our artists and the wider community of Aboriginal art and culture.