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Call for Queensland Division Council Nominations 2018

Nominations are now called to fill one vacancy on the Queensland Division Council.

The current term of the following Councillor expires on 30 September 2018:

  • Casual vacancy position currently held by Greg Tanzer GAICD.

Nominations are now called to fill one vacancy on the Queensland Division Council.

The following Councillor offers himself for election:

  • Greg Tanzer GAICD

The Queensland Division Council is advisory, not governing, in nature and the role of Councillor is voluntary.

Who can nominate?

An eligible member is any member who has been a member of any one or more membership classes of the AICD for a minimum of the last three consecutive years prior to the date of the notice calling for nominations (other than Affiliate member class). Any eligible member may nominate any other eligible member to serve on the Division Council provided that no eligible member may nominate more than two eligible members in any one election. (By-Law 3.9.1)

Timelines and how to nominate

Enquiries and requests for a Nomination Form can be obtained from Michelle Roennfeldt, Members & Directors Manager (Sales & Engagement) by calling 07 3222 5507 or emailing MRoennfeldt@aicd.com.au.

Nominations must be:

  • Submitted on the AICD’s Nomination Form and in accordance with the AICD By-Laws; and
  • Received at the offices of the AICD as detailed on the Nomination Form by no later than 5:00pm AEST, Friday 27 July 2018.

The Election will be held on 11 September 2018.

Please see our Constitution and By-Laws which govern the Queensland Division Council Nominations.

By Order of the Council.

Meet the QLD Council

The Council assists in providing guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division.

The Queensland Council

The Queensland Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has a Queensland Council to assist in guidance and strategic input into the direction of the Division. The Council also approves all membership applications and subsequent upgrades of membership

The Role of the Council

The role of the Council is defined in Article 9.3 of our Constitution. To give effect to that role, the objectives of the Councils are:

A. To provide advice to the Australian Institute of Company Directors Board and CEO on:

i) Policy matters affecting the role of directors
ii) Australian Institute of Company Directors membership matters
iii) The strategy and policies of the Australian Institute of Company Directors itself and management issues that may arise from time to time.

B. To administer the membership of the Division, approving new members and upgrades.

C. To represent the views and aspirations of the Australian Institute of Company Directors in the Division’s territory and to develop relationships with leaders in directorship, regulation and politics who reside or are active in the territory.

D. To support the Division Manager with regard to:
i) Events
ii) Member service, member recruitment and retention and member grade matters
iii) The general conduct of the Division, including Director and Board Development programs


Council Members

Current members of the Queensland Council are:

  • Ms Bronwyn Morris FAICD (President)
  • Dr Sally Pitkin FAICD
  • Ms Annabelle Chaplain FAICD
  • Ms Anne Cross FAICD
  • Mr Grant Murdoch FAICD
  • Ms Rosemary Vilgan FAICD
  • Ms Teresa Handicott GAICD
  • Mr Paul Woosley MAICD
  • Mr Luckbir Singh GAICD
  • Mr Greg Tanzer GAICD

Council Procedures

A Council consists of at least five and not more than ten members elected by the members of the Division. Each Council elects a President who serves for a period of up to three years at the discretion of the Council. Each Council also appoints one of its members, usually the Division President, to the Australian Institute of Company Directors board for a period of up to three years.

One third of Council members retire each year, although a retiring member may be eligible for re-election. The maximum time a Council member may serve is nine years, or three terms if less.

For more information on the role of the Council and it’s directive please view the Australian Institute of Company Directors by-laws

Postal Address:
GPO Box 73
Brisbane QLD 4001

Meet the QLD team

We have a dedicated team of staff to assist with any member queries and requests for information.

The Queensland Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has a dedicated team of staff to assist with any queries and requests for information. As a member you will be assigned your personal Member & Directors Executive to provide membership support.

Please find our staff members and contact details below:

State Manager

  • Melanie Mayne-Wilson GAICD - State Manager
  • Donna Cameron AAICD - Office Services Coordinator

QLD Member Relations Team

  • Michelle Roennfeldt MAICD - Manager, Member & Directors (Sales & Engagement)
  • Anna Drummond AAICD - Members & Directors Executive (Engagement)
  • Prue Fleming GAICD - Members & Directors Executive (Sales)
  • Jeremy Walker AAICD - Members & Directors Executive (Sales)
  • Brooke Carter AAICD - Members & Directors Executive (Engagement)
  • David Klauze AAICD - Members & Directors Executive (Engagement)
  • Joanna Thompson - Member & Client Support Coordinator

QLD Programs Team

  • Helen Johannsen – Manager, Member & Directors Manager (Programs)
  • Christina Fenton GAICD - Members & Directors Executive (Education)
  • Kerri Giesemann GAICD - Members & Directors Executive (Education)
  • Melanie Leach AAICD - Members & Directors Executive (Events)
  • Jess Will AAICD - Members & Directors Executive (Events)
  • Carla Meusburger - Members & Directors Coordinator (Programs)

Advisory

  • Matthew Smithers GAICD - Market Leader, Government 
  • Bree Larose - Program Executive
  • Ben Hanslip AAICD - Account Manager, Advisory

Business Centre & Member Lounge

  • Tracey Lawrence - Business Centre & Member Lounge Coordinator 

Contact Details

Address Level 9
123 Eagle Street
BRISBANE QLD
4000 Australia

Postal address
GPO Box 73
Brisbane QLD 4000
Email: qld@aicd.com.au
Phone: (07) 3222 5500
Facsimile: (07) 3222 5522

Queensland scholarships

Queensland offers a range of scholarships each year to prospective company directors. Keep up to date with the current scholarships being offered here, as well as the latest Queensland AICD scholarship recipients.

Director Nexus

AICD’s Director Nexus is a unique program that provides collegiate support from a small, exclusive group of peers within a highly interactive environment. Details of all scholarships currently being offered by AICD can be found at AICD Scholarships page.


2018 North Qld Regional Scholarship

Applications are now opened for the 2018 North Qld Regional Scholarship. Details of all scholarships currently being offered by AICD can be found at AICD Scholarships page.


2018 Regional Queensland Self-Paced Scholarship

Applications are now opened for the 2018 Regional Queensland Self-Paced Scholarship, and we are pleased to offer one full scholarship to a high calibre applicant from Regional Queensland (within postcodes 4655 to 4895) to undertake the Company Directors Course Self-Paced course and be enrolled prior to 1 December 2018. Details of all scholarships currently being offered by AICD can be found at AICD Scholarships page.

Regional focus

We support regional members and directors through courses and events.

The Australian Institute of Company Directors Queensland Division's presence in regional centres continues to grow. There are over 1,900 members distributed across the following regions:

  • Gold Coast
  • Toowoomba
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Mackay
  • Central Queensland
  • Townsville
  • Cairns

We recognise the importance of supporting regional directors and members with a focus on delivering events and education courses locally and understanding local needs and issues through our Regional Committees.

We invite you to explore the benefits of membership with us and learn more about our focus in your region.

Regional committees

Our regional committees are our connection with regional communities and members. We have committees representing each key region and committee members with a range of business and industry backgrounds.

Gold Coast

  • Liam Crawley FAICD (Chair)
  • Christine Lohman FAICD (Deputy Chair)
  • Ian Pritchard FAICD
  • Chris Hogan MAICD
  • Jeff Frazer MAICD
  • Keitha Dunstan GAICD
  • Stephen Roberts FAICD
  • Kimberley Pierce MACD

Central Queensland

  • Marni McGrath GAICD (Chair)
  • Bradford Beasley MAICD (Deputy Chair)
  • Peter Milne MAICD
  • Stephen Nicholls GAICD
  • Bron Christensen GAICD
  • Rowen Winsor GAICD
  • Karen Schulz GAICD

 Sunshine Coast

  • Yvette Adams MAICD (Chair)
  • Amanda Yeates MAICD (Deputy Chair)
  • Maria Woods MAICD
  • Paul Frederiks FAICD
  • Barbara Van Heerden GAICD
  • Brenda Jamnik MAICD

 Toowoomba

  • Julie Cotter GAICD (Chair)
  • Ivan Walls GAICD (Deputy Chair)
  • Shane Charles MAICD
  • Ann Houston GAICD
  • Jeremy Callachor GAICD
  • Bryce Camm GAICD
  • Amanda Tolson GAICD
  • John Minz FAICD

Cairns

  • Professor Paul Gadek FAICD (Chair)
  • Victoria Cuda GAICD (Deputy Chair)
  • Gail Rogers MAICD
  • David Williams GAICD
  • Bobby Physick MAICD
  • Stephen Olle GAICD
  • Robin Giason MAICD

 Townsville

  • Raneir Melick GAICD (Chair)
  • Patricia O'Callaghan MAICD (Deputy Chair)
  • Kevin Arlett FAICD
  • Philip Clarke MAICD
  • Ian Conrad MAICD
  • Amy Cooper GAICD
  • Miranda Hamilton GAICD
  • Karen Read GAICD
  • Mrs Jane Nant GAICD

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