Our Committee & Staff

Nick Scott
Nick ScottChairman
Nick ScottChairman
Nick Scott has spent 37 years working in senior roles within the media, much of this time being based on the Gold Coast.

 

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Dr Chris Davis
Dr Chris DavisDeputy Chair
Dr Chris DavisDeputy Chair
Dr Chris Davis is currently the General Manager of the Institute for Glycomics, Griffith University

 

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David Zohar
David ZoharSecretary and Committee Member
David ZoharSecretary and Committee Member
David is a national registered engineer with Engineers Australia and an international professional engineer of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

 

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Robyn Keenan
Robyn KeenanTreasurer and Committee Member
Robyn KeenanTreasurer and Committee Member
Robyn Keenan is a workforce development and planning specialist and is a proud advocate of the power of quality education and the opportunities it provides.

 

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Lucy Ardern
Lucy ArdernCommittee Member
Lucy ArdernCommittee Member
Lucy is the Corporate Relations General Manager for Queensland Airports Limited.

 

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Geoff Smith
Geoff SmithCommittee Member
Geoff SmithCommittee Member
Geoff has practiced as a lawyer in the City of Gold Coast for over 40 years.

 

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Shay Chalmers
Shay ChalmersCommittee Member
Shay ChalmersCommittee Member
Shay Chalmers owns and directs Strategic Engineering Australia and offers consulting expertise across a wide range of medical and manufacturing applications.

 

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Brett James
Brett JamesCommittee Member
Brett JamesCommittee Member
Brett James is the General Manager of Southport Yacht Club.

 

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Carl Bruhn
Carl BruhnCommittee Member
Carl BruhnCommittee Member
Carl Bruhn s a civil engineer by trade and a Fellow of the Urban Development Industry of Australia (FDIA).

 

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Estella Rodighiero
Estella RodighieroDirector of Regional Development
Estella RodighieroDirector of Regional Development
Estella brings more than 20 years’ experience as an economic development facilitator and business professional to her role of RDA Gold Coast's Director of Regional Development.

 

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Mandy Hurst
Mandy HurstProject Officer
Mandy HurstProject Officer
Mandy is an experienced business administrator, in particular sports administration, and has been involved with the organisation of some of Australia's most iconic sporting events.

 

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