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.

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).

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 opens 11 September 2018 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.

Nomination for a position

Nominations to fill elected positions are open 11 September 2018 - 24 September 2018. Completed nomination forms must reach the returning officer by 4:00pm, 24 September 2018.

Candidates and ballot

Details of candidates will be circulated via email and displayed on this website following the close of nominations. Candidates must comply with the QUT Council - Conduct of Alumni elections guidelines during the election.

If a ballot is required it will open 27 September 2018 and will be conducted electronically through the QUT e-ballot system. Ballots will close at the Annual General Meeting and results will be announced on the evening of Tuesday 16 October 2018. Further information and instructions for alumni voting will be available when voting opens.

Further information for candidates and nominators:

Register to attend the Alumni AGM, Volunteer and Donor Reception

All alumni are invited to attend the Alumni Annual General Meeting, Volunteer and Donor Reception to be held on Tuesday 16 October 2018 from 5.45pm-8.00pm. This event recognises and celebrates the activities and achievements of the global alumni community.

Key dates:

  • Nominations open: September 11, 2018
  • Nominations close: September 24, 2018
  • Ballot opens: September 27, 2018
  • Ballot closes: October 16, 2018
  • Alumni AGM, Volunteer and Donor Reception: October 16, 2018

Members of the Alumni Board 2018

President 2018-2020
Earle Johnston
QUT Council member 2017-2020
Tim Baker
Board members 2017-2018
  • Samantha Clark
  • Kirsty Garrett
  • Dinesh Palapana
  • Andrew Quinn
Vice-Chancellor's nominees 2017-2018
  • Jyi Lawton
  • Revy Bryce-Browning
  • Jennifer Muller
Student representative 2018
Chenoa Masters


Alumni and Development Office

  • Level 3, A Block, Room 322
    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD
  • Postal address:
    QUT Alumni
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001