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About Sam

Sam Hicks is 40 something “make a difference type of person" with a passion for business, tourism, marketing, community development and photography.

A true creative spirit, Sam's talent has led her through an extensive career teaching ceramics from 1986 - 2003 and exploring her own artistic endeavours with her photography since her first camera in 1984.

Now what once was a full time career, the ceramics is a distant memory with her involvement in such newer passions as business development, marketing consultancy and photography.

Sam's top five values are humour, happiness, lifestyle, learning and making a difference; if these are constantly met she finds everything else follows.

Sam's major achievements are:

  • Running a business from the age of 18.
  • Coordinator of the first public art project in Murrindindi – 3 artists + 3 towns = Art in our Environment. Resulted from a partnership with CEACA, Berry Street Victoria, Regional Arts Victoria and Murrindindi Shire Council. 2003/2004
  • Founding committee member of the Upper Goulburn Food Wine and Culture Group now Murrindindi Food and Wine Inc*.
  • Developing a training program for local Visitor Information Centre Volunteers 2004 - 2006. MTBT Inc.*  (formally MMT Inc.) and YBTA Inc.  (Being involved again in VIC training at MTBT Inc. – Marysville Lake Mountain Visitor Information centre 2015.)
  • Being part of the management team at festivals and events such as:
    • Yea Autumn Festival – 4 year
    • Wirreanda Festival – 3 years
    • Marysville's World’s Longest Lunch – 8 years
    • The Upper Goulburn Regions presence at Taste of Melbourne/ networking nights and collectively marketing UGWA, GSOGA and UGFWCG via local tourism collateral. 2005 - 2013
  • Being part of the restoration team for Fawcett Hall – 2002 - onwards

Comments about Sam from fellow committee members, local community people and or clients include: "hardworking, passionate, inclusive, community minded, a community leader, creative, nothing phases her, integrity above all and has a strong work ethic."


  • Cert 4 in Workplace Training and Assessment TAA. 2008/2015 Currently upgrading to TAE.
  • Diplomas in Tourism, Events, Community Development, Community Education and Project Management.

*Proud Life Member.

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