Our People

Our members and supporters are the essence of NPAQ.

Our Patron

Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young PSM is the 27th Governor of Queensland and representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queensland’s Head of State. The Governor is appointed by The Queen upon advice provided to her by the Premier of Queensland.

Our Council

President

Vice President

Secretary

Treasurer

Asst. Secretary

Asst. Treasurer

Susanne Cooper

Steve Noakes

Karin Burroughs

Clare Birnie

Joanna Osborn

Andrew Thompson

Councillor

Simon Cavendish

John Dornbusch

Rana Dadpour

Emily Griffiths

Nicole Jordan

Our Staff

Conservation Manager: Simone Maynard

Operations ManagerSamantha Smith

Our Volunteers

NPAQ is supported by a dedicated group of active volunteers

  • Glenys Wilkinson

  • Adelaide Burstow

  • Janice Monroe

  • Emily Griffiths

  • Graeme Bartrim

  • Russell Watkinson

  • Frank Freeman

  • Mary Anne Ryan

  • Ian Peacock

  • Laurelle Lowry

  • Len Lowry

  • Nicole Jordan

  • Debra Marwedel

  • Tanya Smart

  • Sheena Gillman

Our Founder

Romeo Lahey, MBE – Romeo remained President for more than 30 years and was instrumental in convincing the Queensland Government to declare many of the state’s national parks gazetted up to the 1970s.

Honorary Life MembersFor exceptional service to NPAQ, Honorary life membership has been bestowed on:

  • Ailsa Rutherford

  • Alan Gunn

  • Allan Brown

  • Andrew Lahey

  • Angus & June Robertson

  • Ann Neale

  • Ann Tracey

  • Annitta Hearle

  • Arthur Baker

  • Audrey Williams

  • B Tebble

  • Barbara Brice

  • Barbara Stuart

  • Berenice Harris

  • Beverly Stebbins

  • Brian Egan

  • Caroline & Ian Frazer

  • Cecily Fearnley

  • Claire Pattison

  • Debra Marwedel

  • Don Draisey

  • Dorothy Savage

  • Douglas & Valerie Hoare

  • Dudley Dagg

  • Edsel & Lorraine Ward

  • Gary Hardy

  • George Glytsos

  • Glenys Carlson Russell Clarke

  • Greg & Kerry Cowderoy

  • Heather Mott

  • Helen Lucas

  • Ian & Margaret Bunce

  • Jim Stebbins

  • Joan & John Bourne

  • John Bristow

  • John Hill

  • Judy & Michael Hines

  • Judy & Roy Thomas

  • June Stoodley

  • Laura McDiarmid

  • Lily Rees

  • Linda & R May

  • Lynette & Ron Wallace

  • Margaret Compton

  • Merle Gynther

  • Mr & Mrs Cutbush

  • Mr & Mrs Little

  • Mr & Mrs Wilson

  • Nell Land

  • Nola Jefferys

  • Norma Hoad

  • Pam & William Haddock

  • Peter Johnston Sandra Beach

  • Ray Taylor

  • Robin Hyde

  • Ronald Farmer

  • Ross Clelland

  • Russell Gardner

  • Ruth Read

  • Ruth Gabriel

  • Ruth Bristow

  • Shirley Traves

  • Suzette Porter

  • Tom Cowlishaw

  • Tony Groom

  • Vivienne Bourne

  • Vivienne Cumming

  • Wendy Bell