State committee

Forum is led by a volunteer State Committee of professional and experienced communicators.

Jannene Wall


Jannene Wall has been a member of Bremer Forum since 2007.  Coming from an Executive background within the Corporate and Not-For-Profit sector she enjoys sharing business learned skills, challenging the status quo and encouraging others to be the best they can be.

FORUM has given her the Confidence to step into new opportunities and satisfies a personal passion to see creative language used to craft and deliver speeches that take listeners on a journey.

Anna Bowman

Vice President

Anna Bowman joined Bayside Forum in 2007 and has served in each position of the committee. Anna works for the educational department as a teacher aide, within a special school. This gives a wonderful opportunity to see the students learn and grow.

Anna is a speech and procedure assessor for Forum and enjoys visiting the clubs. Anna was the State Constitutional Advisor for 2017 – 2019.

As a wife and mother of three sons, family life keeps her busy.

Helen Hinwood


Helen has been a member of Cleveland Forum since 2005.  During this time, she has volunteered in various community roles aligned with her children’s interests alongside part-time employment within the retirement living industry.  Helen credits her Forum membership with giving her the skills and confidence to step up in these roles while endeavouring to encourage and inspire others.

Helen’s other interests include gardening, textile art and travel.

Richard Hallson


Richard joined Bayside Forum in 2010 and has held all positions on the committee. Recently he has undertaken an active role in online marketing and improving access to Forum content. Outside of Forum, Richard works as an Accountant and is currently studying to become a Certified Practicing Accountant. He enjoys keeping fit, sailing, photography, gardening and a number of other hobbies that he can never find the time to do.

Rosie Arnold

Marketing Officer

Rosie spent many years working as a Payroll Manager and has now settled in to a lovely career as a Marriage Celebrant.

Forum has provided her with the confidence and skills required to be a Celebrant, and she values the lifelong friendships she has developed through her Forum membership.

Rosie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Australian Studies, volunteers in the community as a Justice of the Peace and is Secretary of the Professional Celebrants’ Association.  Her downtime is spent caravanning around our beautiful country.

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