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Glenys Schuntner - Deputy President

Glenys Schuntner - Deputy President
(Appointed 27 November 2021)



Experience and Expertise
Glenys is an experienced board director and senior executive based in Townsville, with strong family roots in Brisbane where she was born and completed schooling and her undergraduate university degree.

Bringing extensive experience and skills in leadership, management, trade and investment, government relations and advocacy, tourism development and marketing to her role, Glenys' interest in heritage and conservation protection and promotion for the benefit of local communities and visitors motivated her to become a member of the NTAQ and later nominate for a position on the board.

Glenys' career experience has included: 17 years as the Chief Executive Officer of two not-for-profit organisations in Townsville focussing on economic development and tourism marketing in the north; 11 years in senior international trade and investment roles in Japan, Malaysia and Australia; and 5 years in travel industry and airline roles in Australia and Japan.

Glenys' other current roles include: Chair, Townsville Fire Limited - Queensland's team in the Women's National Basketball League; Chair, Tropical North Queensland Drought Hub; and Chair, Northern Australia Development Program Committee.

Special responsibilities
Chair of Nominations and Governance Committee.