Join the Alumni Board

The Alumni Board operates as the representative executive and strategic management committee of QUT Alumni and provides leadership in relation to alumni activities and policies.

It facilitates ways that the alumni community can support QUT's vision and goals through fostering a culture of engagement and involving alumni in developing strategic links between commerce, industry and professions for mutual benefit.

The Alumni Board is a committee of the QUT Council.

Alumni Board membership and terms of reference

What positions make up the Alumni Board?

  • President of QUT Alumni (Chair of Alumni Board and a member of QUT Council) (4-year term).
  • One elected member of Council, elected by and from alumni (4-year term).
  • Four members of Alumni Board elected by and from alumni (2-year term).

Alumni Board duties and responsibilities (PDF file, 21.4 KB)

Elections for the Alumni Board

We hold elections for our Alumni Board every two years, and seek nominations from eligible alumni for positions on the Board at those times. The election period for the category “four members of Alumni Board elected by and from QUT Alumni”, for the 2019-2020 term of office is in progress and closes 16 October 2018.

Voting is conducted through the QUT e-ballot system. To vote in the elections you must be a contactable QUT alumnus. To make sure you can participate in elections, update your details online or contact our Alumni Office.

Alumni Elections campaigning guidelines (PDF file, 277.8 KB)

2018 QUT Alumni Election result

The result of the 2018 QUT Alumni Election was announced at the Alumni Annual General Meeting, Volunteer and Donor Reception held on Tuesday 16 October 2018. In the membership category 'Four members of Alumni Board elected by and from QUT Alumni', there were 2,266 formal votes registered. The following Alumni have been declared elected to the QUT Alumni Board. The term of office is for two years, commencing 1 January 2019 and concluding 31 December 2020.

  • Samantha Clark
  • Andrew Quinn
  • Kirsty Garrett
  • Philip Ware

Please direct any questions in relation to the ballot process to the Elections Officer on +61 7 3138 2892 or email

Members of the Alumni Board 2019

President 2018-2020
Earle Johnston
QUT Council member 2017-2020
Dr Tim Baker
Board members 2019-2020
  • Samantha Clark
  • Kirsty Garrett
  • Philip Ware
  • Andrew Quinn
Vice-Chancellor's nominees 2019-2020
  • Tina Coco AO
  • Revy Bryce-Browning
  • Dr Chris Jeffery
Student representative 2019
Rebecca Nguyen Le



  • Postal address:
    Alumni and Development Office
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane Qld 4001