Management Committee

Management Committee

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The Society’s Management Committee is elected by its members each year at the Society’s AGM. The Committee meets on the third Tuesday of each month to discuss activities of the Society – both planned and to be planned, as well as general industrial relations and membership matters.

The Committee is made up for representatives from private practice, government, unions, employer organisations, the tertiary sector and the legal fraternity.

The 2019 Committee is listed below. The Committee list is current as at 4 February 2019:

Patron

Justice_Glenn_Martin

The Hon Justice Glenn Martin AM
Supreme Court of Queensland
President, Queensland Industrial Relations Commission

Executive

President

Jo McConnell
Director, Member Support
Together Queensland

Immediate Past President

Joanna Minchinton
Employment Relations Manager
Queensland Hotels Association

Vice President (Employer)

Faiyaz Devgee
Principle Consultant
IRIQ Law

Vice President (Union)

Vaishi Rajanayagam
Industrial Officer/Lawyer
Independant Education Union (QLD and NT Branch)

Vice President (Other)

Lydia Daly
Special Counsel
McCullough Roberston Lawyers

Secretary

Jason Stein
Co-ordinator Member Assist
United Voice

Treasurer

Daniel Pfrunder
Human Resources Manager,
HQ Plantations

Committee Members

Employer Representative

Calum Woods
Lawyer/Senior Workplace Relations Manager
National Retailer Association

Employer Representative

VACANT

Employee Representative

Michelle Roberston
Senior Industrial Officer
The Services Union

Employee Representative

VACANT

Legal Profession Representative

Megan Brooks
Solicitor

Government Representative (State)

Julia Grant-Vicig
Senior ER Advisor | Workplace Relations
Department of Transport & Main Roads

Government Representative (Commonwealth)

Nate Burke
Conciliator
Fair Work Commission

Tertiary Academic Representative

Ben French
Lecturer
Griffith University

General Member

Michael Thomas
Director
Together Queensland

General Member

Jessika Regenhzani
Lawyer
WGC

General Member

Tony James
Executive Director
Office of Industrial Relations

General Member

Kris Birch
Solicitor
Hall Payne

Student Representative

VACANT

Past Presidents of the IRSQ

2012 – 2015: Joanna Minchinton, Queensland Hotels Association (ALERA President 2014)
2010 – 2012: Dale Himstedt, DERM
2008 – 2010: Pat Knight, Leighton Abigroup Joint Venure
2006 – 2008: Tom Shultz, Bacon Factories Union
2004 – 2006: Cheryl-Anne Laird, Livingstones (ALERA President 2005)
2002 – 2004: Peter Garske, Queensland Trucking Association

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