William (Bill) Trevor
Chairman

Bill Trevor was first elected to Isis Shire Council in 1985. He stood on a platform of bringing local government back to the people – and after serving as a councillor for nine years and was elected Mayor in 1993 and completed a 14 year term.

William (Bill) Trevor
Chairman
Tony Nioa
Deputy Chair

Tony has significant knowledge of the regional Queensland market and strong relationships within the Wide Bay Burnett business community, and understands the region’s key economic drivers and trends fundamental to local and interstate investors.

Tony Nioa
Deputy Chair
Ed Gibson
Treasurer

Ed retired as the CEO of the Hervey Bay Boat Club Inc in 2018 to start his family business the Hervey Bay Dive Centre to pursue his passion of diving tourism.

Ed Gibson
Treasurer
Georgie Somerset
Secretary

Georgie Somerset is a beef producer with a wide range of experiences and skills including communication, marketing and strategic planning.

Georgie Somerset
Secretary
Kerren Smith
Committee Member

Kerren was the Managing Director of J. Smith & Sons from 1993 and has also been the Managing Director of Smith Global Pty Ltd since 2007. After taking the reins of production at J. Smith & Sons in 1975, Kerren played a pivotal role in securing and maintaining new and existing markets in the volatile on-and- off-road transport industry.

Kerren Smith
Committee Member
Tanya O’Shea
Committee Member

Currently the Chief Executive of IMPACT Community services, Tanya has over 18 years of executive experience in working in the NFP sector.

Tanya O’Shea
Committee Member
Kristy Frahm
Committee Member

Kristy was appointed CEO of the Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation Inc (BIEDO) three years ago. In this time, Kristy has gained significant insight and experience into what is required to lead an organisation.

Kristy Frahm
Committee Member
Julie Williams
Committee Member

Through her role as CEO of AgSolutions®, Julie Williams has built on the hard work and dedication of her parents being instrumental in the development of what is now a thriving business employing over 30 team members who are committed to serving farming communities.

Julie Williams
Committee Member
Bree Grima
Committee Member

Bree Grima (B. Science (Hons), B. Env Science, B. Photography) is the Managing Director for BFVG. In her role Bree liaises closely with Industry to ensure representation and information is a two-way path to help growers in the Wide Bay Burnett increase their productivity and profitability and thus grow the fruit, vegetable, herb and nut industries of the Region.

Bree Grima
Committee Member
Scott Rowe
Director of Regional Development

Scott Rowe has a strong small business background having held senior managerial positions with regional media companies across Queensland over the past 25 years. 

Scott Rowe
Director of Regional Development
Annica Goldman
Executive Assistant

Annica has a multi-faceted background in areas of business, education, training and community. With a strong focus on communication and leadership, Annica strives to collaborate with others towards purposeful outcomes.

Annica Goldman
Executive Assistant