The Community department provides frontline services, including:
Director Community: Janice Bevan
Janice joined Ku-ring-gai Council as the Director Community in 2000. Responsibilities at the time included libraries, child care, children's and youth services, community facilities, aged and disability services, and cultural development. Since then, the Community department has expanded to include festivals and events; communications and media liaison; customer service; management of sportsfields, tennis courts and golf courses; and community recreation programs.
Janice has extensive experience with local government in library management, cultural planning, communications and marketing. She has also held positions on regional organisations of councils representing libraries and cultural development. Her formal qualifications include degrees in library and information science and art history, along with postgraduate studies in cultural and media policy.