South East Queensland Region Engagement Committee

Focus Areas

  • Developing a working relationship with the new AVC
  • 2019 Indaba on Giving Back/Volunteering
    • Held 25 September 2019
    • Several volunteer organisations set-up stalls for staff and students to consider volunteering, including: Guide Dogs Australia, Red Cross, Wesley Mission, Volunteers Australia, Micah Projects
    • The aim of the Indaba was to raise awareness on the options to 'give back' to the local community.
  • Strengthening partnership with Corinda State High School
    • Working closely with the School Principal, who is a member of the REC, we are exploring:
    • How to create pathways between the School programs/projects and CQUniversity qualifications
    • How to get involved in the School's aspiration to get involved in smart farming
    • How to replace some of the several RTOs that are providing services in the School.

Future Focus Areas

  • Further Social Innovation Engagement
    • Improving on the 2019 Indaba and making it an annual event
    • Further embedding social innovation in campus operations.
  • Promoting CQUniversity in Brisbane Region
    • Exploring creating Universities Centre (formerly Regional Study Hubs)
    • Exploring VET Courses
    • Joining Australia Indonesia Business Council - Queensland
    • Social innovation
    • Other network opportunities.


Ms Juliet Graham (Chair)
Nursing Director, Workforce West Moreton Hospital & Health Service

Prof Trevor Davison (Deputy Chair)
Associate Vice Chancellor (South East Queensland Region), CQUniversity

Ms Toni Coleman (Secretary)
Business Support Officer Brisbane Campus, CQUniversity

Mr Michael Davis
Distinguished Alumnus, CQUniversity

Mr Rajkumar Gohain
Finance and Budget Officer, Micah Projects Incorporated

Ms Helen Jamieson
Executive Principal, Corinda State High School

Mr Jason Mayer
Technical Director Energy Services, Aurecon Australia

Ms Sharon McAvoy
Senior ICT Contracts Advisor, SPARQ Solutions

Mr Greg Nielsen
General Manager Network Monitoring and Processing, Ergon Energy

Mr Emmett St. Ledger
Manager, McGrath Nicol Forensic

Ms Donna Smith
Senior Director, Corporate Services, Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Ms Alicia Fox
Senior Manager Communications and Marketing, Visionstream

Mr Wayne Collyer
CEO Collyer Consultancy

Campus Academic Representative