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Phil Jarratt

President

Phil Jarratt is a renowned surfing journo and author of several books on the subject. He’s been named among Australia’s 50 most influential surfers and won Surfing Australia’s culture award five times.

Chris Doney

Chris Doney

Representing Noosa Heads Surf Lifesaving Club – Chris is a Surfer / traveller for the last 50 years. Chris is also a volunteer lifesaver, Fire Fighter and passionate about sharing and preserving the local environment.

Dan Bedford

Daniel Bedford

Media

Avid surfer and Senior Client Manager at Social Tap. Throughout the last ten years Dan has worked with many of the country’s leading brands, assisting them to successfully meet their marketing and communication goals.

Libby Winter

Libby Winter

Treasurer

Libby represents Noosa Parks Association on the steering committee. She has lived on the Sunshine Coast for forty years, raised a family here and been involved in many community organisations. She is a keen surfer, landscape architect, and yoga teacher, enjoys nature and loves life.

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John McQueeney

Acting Senior Ranger, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service – Sunshine Coast. John’s role includes the operational management of the National Parks and protected areas between Noosa and Maroochydore.

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Drew Pearson

Drew practiced law as a partner with SPM Law Noosa until 2000. He operated Halse Lodge backpackers, bar and restaurant for 22 years until July 2018. Drew is the current Secretary of Adventure Queensland and Chairman of Tourism Noosa.

Javier Leon

Dr Javier Leon

Dr Javier Leon is a geographer with broad interests in coastal studies. Currently, he is a senior lecturer and the program coordinator for the Bachelor of Environmental Science at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Born in Peru, Javier has traded the long, cold left point breaks for Noosa’s warm, perfect peelers.

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Diane Cuddihy

Secretary

Noosa Malibu Club – Life Member. Di has lived at Noosa for 30 plus years raising a family of avid surfers. Di is a volunteer and member of several local and community organisations.

Matthew Horder

Matthew Horder

Matt has a 20+ year career working in the sport and recreation industry at both State and local Government level across regional and western Queensland. Matt is an active volunteer and was awarded Life Membership of the Sunshine Coast Sports Federation for Service to Sport on the Sunshine Coast including many years involved in coordinating the Sunshine Coast Sports Star of the year.

Michael Court

Michael Court

Vice President

Secretary and representative member for the Noosa Boardriders Club. A brand and retail expert, Michael has been living and surfing in the Noosa area for over 40 years.

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Cheryl Pattison

Community Development Officer – Noosa Council. Cheryl is a passionate community worker and member who loves to help local volunteers and not for profit organisations thrive. Cheryl has lived on the Sunshine Coast for 20 years, enjoys the beautiful Noosa National Park and on occasion does her best to ride her mini mal (on very small days).

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Amelia Lorentson

Council Observer – Noosa Councillor
– What keeps me up at night- community matters and surfing
– Lived in Noosa 20 years.
– Married to a family of surfers.
– Avid surfer
– Industrial law background