Townsville and North West Queensland Region Engagement Committee

Focus Areas

  • Defence
  • Health programs
  • VET qualifications and short course opportunities
  • Emergency Response and Innovation Centre (ERIC)
  • Townsville's Future City Agenda.


Vacant (Chair)

Ms Kari Arbouin (Deputy Chair)
Associate Vice-Chancellor (Townsville and North West Region), CQUniversity

Ms Paula Mandl (Secretary)
Campus Administration Officer, Townsville Campus, CQUniversity

Mr David Lynch
Manager Economic Development, Townsville City Council

Mr Joel Buchholz
Principal, Pimlico State High; CQUniversity Council Member

Mr David Donohue
Managing Director, Queensland Corporate Communication Network

Mr Mick Reilly
Director, Business Analysis and Evaluation, MASSICK

Mr Ross Contarino
Business Facilitator Australian Industry Group, AusIndustry Entrepreneur Development

Ms Bridget Woods
Director Tourism and Events, Townsville Enterprise

Mr Maurie Soars
Councillor, Townsville City Council

Professor Gracelyn Smallwood
Professor Nursing and Midwifery, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Sciences, CQUniversity

Professor Stephen Moston
Associate Professor Forensic Psychology, School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences, CQUniversity

Dr Adele Baldwin
Senior Lecturer Nursing, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Sciences, CQUniversity