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- Andrew Bentley
Andrew has had a long and distinguished period of  membership with the City of Burnie Brass Band. He was the 2012 winner of Band's Person of the Year. His election to President continues his families strong association with ther band, which included his grandfather Edward who was a former President and his father Robert who has been the band's longest serving conductor. ar.bentley@bigpond.com
Vice President - Wayne Richards   wayne.richards@ses.tas.gov.au  
Vice President - Ken Cropper    
Treasurer - Tanya Michalek    
Secretary - Rebecca Wells   0437 259 332

- Robert Bentley
Mr Bentley was born in Smithton in 1951 and was educated at Parklands High. He joined the Navy when he was 15. As a musician playing the French horn while working as a sick-berth attendant on the HMAS Melbourne Mr Bentley toured Japan and Vietnam. He later married and moved to South Australia where he served in the SA Police Force band and the traffic police from 1975-1987. Since Mr Bentley's return to Burnie in 1987 he has conducted the Senior City of Burnie Brass Band. While currently employed as a Driving Instructor at the Burnie branch of the Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania he has also found time to act as Musical Director for numerous Burnie Musical Society productions over the years. Phone  (03) 6433 3344

Deputy Conductor - Ian Cooper    
Learners Conductor - Michael Bousfield   mjbousfield@yahoo.com
Drum Major - Wayne Richards   wayne.richards@ses.tas.gov.au 
Band Sergeant - Andrew Bentley ar.bentley@bigpond.com
Custodian - Nathan Wells
Librarian - Tanya Michalek    
Assistant Librarian - Kathy Bentley
Committee Member  - Kylie Bobongie    
 T.B.L Representative - Ken Cropper   wayne.richards@ses.tas.gov.au
Patron - Anita Dow    
Publicity Officer - Rebecca Wells   burniebrass@gmail.com
Public Officer - Andrew Bentley   ar.bentley@bigpond.co

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