Life Members 2020

Congratulations to Keryn Henderson and Ian Phillips on being awarded Life Membership of BUMS Inc in recognition of their outstanding and dedicated contributions to the BUMS community and activities.

Keryn Henderson
Many committee roles since 2012 including Treasurer, Secretary and Gigmeister, works behind the scenes on many projects including website development, newsletters, SPRUKE festivals, BUMS policies and the DropBox music library, created and runs ukulele Bootcamp for beginners.




Ian Phillips

Performing member in The CAGE and A Hint of Rosemary; President 2015-2017, Coordinator of The CAGE, organiser of UkeFest (for primary school children) in 2016, created ChUKES (a community band for young players), organiser of Coorparoo Big Jam, song leader at jams and BUMS Online, singing and musical mentor to BUMS bands.


As Life Members Keryn and Ian enjoy all the benefits of our regular members including free entry to all of our large monthly jams, eligibility to join one of our community bands, and the right to nominate for committee positions and AGM voting priviledges. As well as all of these their membership fees are waived for life and they receive a certificate of appreciation.

Keryn and Ian join six other BUMS Inc Life Members and you can read more about them here.