BUMS Inc Management

Rules of Incorporation

The management of the Brisbane Ukulele Musicians Society Incorporated (BUMS Inc) is determined by its rules of incorporation.

BUMS Inc Rules of Incorporation 2015


In publicising its jams, band activities, special events and competitions, BUMS Inc observes its Privacy Statement.

Brisbane Ukulele Privacy Statement 2019

The Management Committee

The society’s activities are overseen by a management committee elected at the annual general meeting, which is generally held in October or November of each year. Notices of general meetings are emailed to financial members, and announced on the BUMS Inc website and Facebook site.

2018-2019 Management Committee

President: Max Borchardt (president@brisbaneukulele.com)
(chair meetings, strategic direction, Society spokesperson, liaise with external organisations)

Vice President: Amanda Allwood

Treasurer: Colin Grant (treasurer@brisbaneukulele.com)
(budget, income & expenditure management, financial record keeping)

Assistant Treasurer: Keryn Henderson

Secretary: Judy Matthews (secretary@brisbaneukulele.com)
(membership, correspondence, meeting documentation, record keeping, updating and review of policies and guidelines)

Assistant Secretary: Vacant

Gigmeister: John Henderson (gigmeister@brisbaneukulele.com)
(liaise between gig requests and performing members)

IT Manager: Rob Carlyle
(hardware maintenance, software updates and support for online & offline applications)

Media Manager: Jo Kunde (mediamanager@brisbaneukulele.com)
(promote the Society’s activities, coordinate content for publications)

Festival Director: Dave Charles
(festival committee chair, festival spokesperson, report to Management Committee, and seek approval for budget, venue & program)

Events Manager: Geoff Dancer
(propose an annual program of workshops & concerts, performer & presenter liaison, event venue coordinator)

Properties Manager: Blair Marks assisted by Andrew Hunt
(maintain equipment, research & advise on acquisitions & storage solutions, update assets register, coordinate annual electrical test & tag)

Jam Coordinators

(venue liaison, organise door staff, venue set up & set leaders, report to Management Committee)

Coorparoo: Ian Phillips & Max Borchardt

Ferny Grove: Linda Gough & Paul Morris

Northside (Wavell Heights): Peter Grace & Andrew Hunt

Samual Grays Jam (Albany Creek): Andrew Hunt & Blair Marks

The Scratch (Milton): Blair Marks

Toowong Daytime: Sue & Peter Sercombe

TUTUs (Toowong West): Max Borchardt, Judy Haines

WE BUMS (West End): Max Borchardt, Francesca Lejeune & Geoff Smith

Band Leaders

(practice venue liaison, schedule & lead regular practice sessions, internal band communication, liaise with Gigmeister and gig representatives, and report band activities to the Management Committee)

The CAGE (Corinda): Ian Phillips

Flukey (Coorparoo): Charmaine Matthews

Free Range chUKES (Corinda): Megan Thomson

NUMB BUMS (Zillmere): John Low & Zoe Watson