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Janet Clayton (Secretary/Treasurer)

Janet took on a number of roles at the ABC from 1988 to 2000, commencing as Secretary to the Board under David Hill. She went on to manage TV News and Current Affairs resources (finance, staffing, planning), with short stints as Head of Policy in Radio and ABC Enterprises. Her final gig was as Chief of Staff, and later Head of Policy and Planning reporting to the Managing Director, Brian Johns. In that role, she worked closely with the change management team to reform the ABC's organisational structure, to focus on content making rather than delivery channels, and giving regional broadcasting its place at the top executive table. Janet's career has been eclectic, commencing in the diplomatic service, taking on senior management positions at the Australia Council for the Arts, NSW Rail Infrastructure Corporation and Media Monitors, and finally opening an art gallery which she managed for eleven years. She is now retired.