FAN Board

FAN is governed by a board responsible for ensuring that FAN operates in adherence to both the Corporations Act (2001) and the FAN Constitution. The board is also responsible for the overall strategic direction of the organisation, as well as providing general oversight of FAN’s operations including establishment of and adherence to policies and procedures. The board, together with FAN management, is entrusted with ensuring all monies received (including grants, sponsorships and membership fees) are appropriately managed and that FAN remains solvent.

The FAN Board consists of seven volunteer directors, four of whom are Elected Directors and three being Appointed Directors. FAN’s Directors give generously with their time and expertise to ensure that FAN provides consistently high levels of service and opportunities to its members.

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Jacqui Price

Interim Chair
Jacqui is a passionate marketer with extensive experience in marketing, brand strategy, and new product commercialisation. Jacqui has worked with a diverse range of large, well-respected companies covering retail, foodservice, manufacturing, and business to business and now runs her own marketing consultancy, JP Marketing.
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Sean McGowan

Director
Sean has a keen eye for identifying and building on strategic collaborative partnerships and enjoys networking. Experience in restaurant and venue management, boutique wine retail sales, area management abroad, and sales and marketing management have gifted him broad experiences to assist forecasting business development opportunities.
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Lauren Brisbane

Director
Lauren Brisbane is the Director of QCamel and has worked in agriculture in Queensland for the past 20 years. Lauren and husband Peter funded a study on the development of Queensland’s camel industry in 2009, and are founding members of the Australian Camel Industry Association.
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Paul Fisher

Director
Paul has over 25 years international strategic and operational leadership experience, in sectors as diverse as logistics, international humanitarian aid, digital media, social impact, and government relations.
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Dave Cohen

Director
Dave is the Managing Director of Biofields Pty Ltd and has a passion for developing biological (agro ecological, regenerative) systems for organic food production. 

FAN Staff

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Emma Greenhatch

CEO
Emma has had more than 17 year’s experience working in the food and agribusiness industry for the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Renowned for her strong networks and leadership skills, Emma is a translator of ideas into strategies and actions that deliver positive and sustainable outcomes.
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Nicole McNaughton

Marketing & Events Manager
With over 16 years of local and international marketing communication experience, Nicole has developed and implemented internal and external marketing communication strategies for companies in the tourism, FMCG, banking and investment industries.
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Tanya Arnold

Sunshine Coast Coordinator (Interim)
Tanya Arnold is a project management professional with experience working for both the private and public sectors. Tanya commenced her career working in the hotel and tourism industries gaining international experience in London at the world-class Great Eastern Hotel, and closer to home at the Ramada’s Pelican Waters Golf Resort & Spa as Assistant Manager.
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Sam McKerrow

Project Lead
With a Degree in Engineering, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment and Graduate Certificate in Sustainability, Sam brings a wide variety of skills and experience to FAN. After starting her career as a Geotechnical Engineer in Sydney, Sam moved into the finance sector in an Analyst role with NSW Treasury Corporation (TCorp). Building on this experience, Sam spent five years with Goldman Sachs JBWere initially as a Risk Analyst and then Business Manager for a trading group.
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Rebecca Gillingham

Admin & Digital Content
Rebecca is a Human Resources professional with over 18 years of local and international experience. Calling the Sunshine Coast home and graduating from USC with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Rebecca began her career locally at Australia Zoo.

FAN Ambassadors

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Martin Duncan

FAN Ambassador
Martin is ‘Sunshine Coast Foodie’ with a passion for social media and events. As an ambassador for FAN he helps to spread the word and drive membership. He is also a chef, former restaurateur and connector of people.

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