Meet our team

Meet the QLD Council

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

The QLD Council

The QLD Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors has a QLD 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 and duties of the Council is are set out in clause 2 of the Division Council Charter. Key Division Council governance documents can be found here.

Council Members

With effect from 1 October 2021, your QLD Division Councillors are::

  • Teresa Handicott FAICD (Division President, commencing 01/01/2022)
  • Annabelle Chaplain AM FAICD
  • Jane Crombie GAICD
  • Anne Cross AM FAICD (Division President & Division Director, AICD Board)
  • Ian Dover FAICD
  • Susan Forrester AM FAICD
  • Dawson Petie FAICD
  • Cindy Shannon AM FAICD
  • Luckbir Singh GAICD
  • Paul Woosley MAICD

Council Procedures

A Council generally consists of at least five and not more than eleven members, with up to six Councillors elected by the members of the Division. Each Council appoint a President who serves for a period of up to three years at the discretion of the Council. Each Council also nominates one of its members, often the Division President, for appointment to the Australian Institute of Company Directors board for a period of up to three years. If the Councillor is appointed by the board to serve as a Division Director, that Councillor will also continue as a member of the Council (as the Division Director Councillor) while they hold the position of Division Director.

Elected Council members must retire at the end of their three-year term; however, a retiring member may be eligible for re-election. Generally, the maximum time a Council member may serve on the Council without Board approval is nine consecutive years.

For more information on the role of the Council, please view the Division Council governance documents available above.

Meet the QLD team

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

Board and Governance Services

  • John Devine MAICD - State Manager
  • Ben Hanslip AAICD - Board and Governance Partner

Membership Experience Team

  • Anna Drummond AAICD - Membership Partner, Development
  • Christine Mina AAICD - Membership Partner, Development
  • Tim Hayden AAICD - Membership Partner, Development
  • Prue Fleming GAICD - Membership Partner, Engagement
  • Michelle Roennfeldt GAICD - National Team Leader, Support
  • Joanna Thompson - Membership Partner, Support

Quality and Service Delivery

  • Jess Will AAICD - National Rostering and Scheduling Manager
  • Katie Wise AAICD - National Member, Client and Guest Relations Team Leader
  • Christina Fenton GAICD - Member, Client and Guest Relations Partner
  • Tracey Lawrence AAICD - Member, Client and Guest Relations Partner
  • Andrea Walters - Member, Client and Guest Relations Partner
  • Joanna Spensley - Member, Client and Guest Relations Partner
  • Julie Webster - Member, Client and Guest Relations Partner
  • Jasmine Clarke - Client Support Partner

Member and Client Proposition

  • Melanie Leach AAICD - Events and Partnerships Coordinator
  • Bree Larose AAICD - Directorship Opportunities Partner


  • Scott Dickson AAICD - Sector Coordinator, Not for Profit

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)
  • Adrienne Ward MAICD
  • Stephen Nicholls GAICD
  • Bron Christensen GAICD
  • Bill Boyd GAICD
  • Karen Schulz GAICD

 Sunshine Coast

  • Amanda Yeates MAICD (Chair)
  • Brenda Jamnik MAICD (Deputy Chair)
  • Paul Frederiks FAICD
  • Wayne Jenvey GAICD
  • Professor Birgit Lohmann GAICD
  • Timothy Spence Thomas GAICD
  • Debbie Blumel GAICD
  • Geoff De Lacy FAICD
  • Nathaniel Simpson MAICD


  • 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


  • Professor Paul Gadek FAICD (Chair)
  • Victoria Cuda GAICD (Deputy Chair)
  • David Williams GAICD
  • Stephen Olle GAICD
  • Robin Giason MAICD
  • Peter Faulkner GAICD
  • John Hayward GAICD


  • Kevin Arlett FAICD (Chair)
  • Ian Conrad MAICD
  • Miranda Hamilton GAICD
  • Karen Read GAICD
  • Jane Nant GAICD