New appointments for SBS, ABC boards
Federal Government has made three new five-year appointments to the boards of the ABC and SBS networks. Simon Mordant, chairman of the Museum of Contemporary Arts Board and director of the Sydney Theatre Company, joins the ABC board. Dorothy West and William Lenehan have been appointed to the SBS board. Ms West is a board member of the Pilbara and Kimberley Aboriginal Media Association, a scriptwriter and consultant. Mr Lenehan is a media industry consultant from Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, having previously had a 28-year career with the Ten Network, where he held the position of general manager in both Brisbane and Sydney. Communications Minister Stephen Conroy congratulated the appointees.