David Munro was appointed to the position of Chair of the Queensland Stoma Association Ltd Board in 2023 following several years as Vice President and Minutes Secretary of the former Incorporated Association, and as Director of the Company Limited by Guarantee (from 1/7/2019). David is a Business Analyst and has extensive experience in information technology systems, strategic analysis of operational processes, and with working with Government.
David has been an ostomate since 1984.
Geoff was appointed Deputy Chair of QLD Stoma Association Ltd in 2023 after having held various board positions since 2015. Geoff has a deep understanding of the governance obligations of Charitable organisation boards and focusses on making sure that the association is meeting its obligations at all times.
Geoff has been an Ostomate since 2013 and is proud to be an advocate for Australian Ostomates.
Gerry has been an integral member of the QSA Governing board since 1967, providing strategic leadership as board chair from 1969 to 2023 and guiding the associations evolution from a relatively small support network of a few hundred members to the large Company Limited by Guarantee that it is today. Gerry remains an active director of QSA and continues to act as a mentor to both the QSA Board and the QSA Team. In 2008, Gerry was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to the community through a range of executive and support roles with ostomy associations.
Verda McMahon initially joined the QSA Board as Treasurer of the previous Incorporated Association the 2018 Annual General Meeting. Verda is a qualified teacher and has a special interest in languages. Verda has worked as a Volunteer with QLD Stoma Association for many years following her ostomy surgery in 2012 and is a valued member of our team.
Verda became of Director of the inaugural Board of Queensland Stoma Association Ltd in July 2017.
Jenny has been an ostomate member of the QSA team for over 30 years and is the Association’s longest serving volunteer. She has been a member of the QSA Governing Team since 2015. Jenny has a wealth of knowledge about the Stoma Appliance Scheme and association operating procedures.
Jenny is passionate about the well being of persons living with an ostomy and is very proud to be able to support the members of QSA in both a volunteer capacity, and as a Director.
An ostomate since 2019, Mel was appointed to the QSA Ltd Board as a Director in 2023. Mel’s background is in Civil Engineering. He has extensive experience in organisational management in the United Kingdom, and in working with Government in Australia to manage projects involving the construction and maintenance of dams, spillways and fishways.
Mel is also involved in supporting other Charitable organisations which focus on empowering communities in the Congo.
Michael was appointed to the QSA Board as Director in 2023. Michael is an engineer with 30 years experience in infrastructure working across government and the private sector, and has skills in project audit and governance, procurement and commercial management.
Michael has experience working with various not-for-profit organisations both as a volunteer and as a governing member.