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
David Ball (acting)
Karin Burroughs
Clare Birnie
Joanna Osborn
Andrew Thompson

Councillor
Councillor
Councillor
Councillor
Councillor
Councillor

Simon Cavendish
John Dornbusch
Rana Dadpour
Steve Noakes
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

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 Members

For 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