Leading the way to change lives

The Guide Dogs Queensland Board consists of eight directors. The Board is responsible for overseeing our strategic direction, governance and organisational performance.

Our Board Members are hardworking, caring, and passionate about our cause. They have a wide range of expertise, especially in the areas of law, economics, property, finance, fundraising and healthcare.

Our Executive Team is comprised of four key positions responsible for implementing the strategy set by the Board. The team ensures performance goals are met and that our work and programs are undertaken efficiently, effectively and sustainably.

Meet our Board Members

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Richard Anderson OAM

President


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Leanne Muller

Vice President


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Lynette Reynolds

Company Secretary


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Arif Ali

Director


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Corinne Butler

Director


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Cheryl Herbert

Director


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Drewe Jackson

Director


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Raymond Saunders

Director


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David Swain

Director


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The support of the community is at the heart of our organisation, and it is only with the outstanding generosity of those who give to our cause that we can continue making a difference.

Richard Anderson OAM
President of Guide Dogs Queensland

Meet our Executive Team

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Michael Kightley

Chief Executive Officer


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Fiona Karydis

Chief Financial Officer


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Jock Beveridge

General Manager Community Engagement


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Jayson Hanrahan

General Manager Client Engagement


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As an organisation, we are constantly evolving to meet the challenges of the changing landscape in the disability sector. Significant innovation has been undertaken to help us move forward and we look to the opportunities ahead with excitement.

Michael Kightley,
CEO of Guide Dogs Queensland