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Central Committee of Management

Central Committee of Management

Photo of Trevor Rethamel Trevor Rethamel President

Trevor Rethamel is currently the Owner/Director of a Safety/Project Management consultancy company based in Townsville. He started his working career in Queensland Rail as a Trade’s Person progressing to a Depot Manager then on to the Management team of QR Nationals Strategy and Business Improvement. In February 2014, Trevor’s youngest daughter Lucy was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL).…

Photo of Grant Hewitt Grant Hewitt Treasurer

Grant is a collaborative and cross-functional business leader, with experience leading teams and value generating engagements for major clients in private, public and multinational companies. By developing strong relationships and a deep understanding of clients and their industries, Grant is able to surface valuable insights and advise on complex situations which impact business value. Grant’s client industry experience is diverse, including: transport & logistics, building materials & construction, retail, manufacturing and services (financial, travel management, mining).…

Photo of Leigh Eagle Leigh Eagle Interim Secretary

My not for profit background stems back to my childhood, raising money and representing my school and community in the Sunshine Coast area. After completing an Arts degree in 1979 at the University of QLD, majoring in languages and history, I joined the Army and worked in the supply area full time for 9 years where I met my husband, Bruce – also a serving officer.…

Photo of Nick Dubravcic Nick Dubravcic Committee Member

Nick has been described as an enthusiastic, energetic person who doesn’t give up. His background and experiences are vast and varied; Nick has studied in the Sciences, the Arts and Technology in Queensland. He has worked in the fields of science, technology, finance, construction and education. The years spent in the Army (part-time and contract) working through the ranks provided him with ample opportunities to develop personnel and material management skills as well as leadership skills, and quenched most of his strong sense of service.…

Photo of Bert Pulman Bert Pulman Committee Member

Bert is an owner/director of a mining services business, working in the coalfields west of Mackay for the past 15 years. His experience in this area has led to forming many great working relationships with industry leaders and community groups that have been a great asset when bringing people together for fundraising. Bert’s son Darcy was diagnosed November 2010 with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (A.L.L).…

Photo of Casey Lindsay Casey Lindsay Committee Member

Casey and her family moved into Childhood Cancer Support’s Herston units on Christmas Eve 2009. Her family stayed with CCS for 8 months while her youngest son, Logan, received treatment at the RCH. On return to Calen (Mackay) Casey was approached to help run the Mackay Raft Race, which she has now been doing since and has collectively helped raise over $100,000.…

Photo of Michael Tizard Michael Tizard Committee Member

Michael Tizard is the current CEO of Crèche and Kindergarten Association Ltd (C&K), Queensland’s largest provider of early childhood education and care. He joined C&K in August 2013 after more than 30 years’ experience as a Social Worker in statutory child protection, disability, family support, parenting and early childhood education and care. He has worked in senior management and executive roles in government and non-government organisations in Victoria, NSW and Queensland.…

Photo of Ryan Brough Ryan Brough Committee Member

Ryan has over 18yrs progressive sales and marketing experience gained in Australia, Canada and the UK in customer-centric roles underpinned by technology. In his current role at Global Payments, Ryan has lead the development of new marketing capabilities to enhance customer experience and competitive advantage serving Childcare, Fitness, Charity and online Retail customers. Throughout his career, Ryan has worked in for profit, and not-for-profit roles with State and Federal stakeholder groups.…

Photo of Amelia Wallwork Amelia Wallwork Committee Member

Amelia is a Director in the Brisbane office of the national law firm, Gadens. She has 12 years of experience (10 years post admission to the Queensland Supreme Court) in complex legal transactions and matters and has worked on residential and commercial property acquisitions, sales and development and major rail, energy and telecommunications infrastructure projects throughout Australia and the United Kingdom.…