July 23, 2019
James Cook University City Campus
Jayne is one of Townsville’s most prominent business women and has been actively involved in the local business community for the past 25+ years. Jayne has been the CEO/managing director for a range of businesses largely in the health, distribution, property and retail fields. Having sold her primary business interests to a company for public listing, Jayne now operates a boutique business consultancy focusing on business growth and optimisation strategies for small to medium enterprises. She also serves as a Company Director for several large entities in the government, education and tourism sectors.
|||| Debbie is the owner of six Travel Associate franchise agencies in regional Queensland, four in Townsville, one in Mackay and Rockhampton. The Group employs 40 people and this year celebrates 30 years in business.
Debbie currently holds roles as President of the Townsville Chamber of Commerce, board of Trustees member of the Townsville Grammar School, Board Member of the Good Shepherd Hospice and Food Relief. Member of Stadium Activation Committee, Singapore Economic Development Committee and PNG economic working group. She has also previously held board seats at the Townsville Port Authority, Roman Catholic Trust, Australian Federation of Travel Agents and president of the Townsville Business Women’s Network. |||| Michelle Morton is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Managing Partner and Litigation/Workplace Relations Workgroup Partner at wilson/ryan/grose Lawyers. Michelle is currently the Chair of the Townsville Fire Limited and a member of the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army, Queensland Law Society, North Queensland Law Association and Townsville Solicitors Association. Michelle is Deputy Chair of the Townsville Hospital and Health Service, Chair of the Townsville Hospital and Health Service Finance Committee and a member of the Townsville Hospital and Health Service Executive Committee and Engagement and Stakeholders Committee and a member of the National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland. Michelle is Patron of the Townsville Business Women’s Circle.