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Meet The Team

Executive

Roger Grant

Roger Grant

Executive Director

Brett Ince

Brett Ince

Deputy Executive Director

Administration and Industry Development

Felicity McKenzie

Felicity McKenzie

Tourism Administration Officer

Lakshmi Cashmore

Lakshmi Cashmore

Industry Development Officer

Marketing and PR

Tracy Carter

Tracy Carter

Marketing & Communication Manager

Narelle Needham

Narelle Needham

Marketing & Communications Officer

Membership

Carla Garner

Carla Garner

Membership Engagement Officer

Fiona Tuddenham

Fiona Tuddenham

Membership Officer

Di Nelson

Di Nelson

Business Development Manager

Abbey Jones

Abbey Jones

Membership Engagement Officer

 Visitor Information Centres

Elizabeth Curtain

Elizabeth Curtain

Visitor Information Centres Coordinator

Joshua Harris

Joshua Harris

Visitor Information Officer

Maree Greenwood

Maree Greenwood

Queenscliff Visitor Information Centre

Business Events Geelong

Mark Day

Mark Day

Convention Bureau Manager

Elise Getson

Elise Getson

Marketing & Communications

Sharon McDowell

Sharon McDowell

Business Events Officer

Our Board

The Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine Board includes delegates from the Geelong region and Bellarine region, municipal partners and several skills-based representatives. The board sets the strategic direction of the organisation.

Statement of Purposes and Rules: Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine

John Stevens

John Stevens

Chairperson

Brett Luxford

Brett Luxford

City of Greater Geelong Rep

Brett provides the board with experience across the Local Government sector having worked in Rural, Peri-urban, Interface and metro Councils.  His diverse roles have covered the fields of economic development, sustainability, arts, events, land use planning and tourism.

Cr Ross Ebbels

Cr Ross Ebbels

Borough of Queenscliffe Rep

Ross has a wealth of Tourism and Hospitality experience. Ross is also a past Chairman of our former identity Geelong Otway Tourism Inc.and currently holds the Local Economy Portfolio for The Borough of Queenscliffe.

Owen Sharkey

Owen Sharkey

Golden Plains Shire Rep

Owen stems from a small tourism family business background and is an elected member representing the people of the Golden Plains Shire.

Mel Stewart

Skills Based Marketing

Helen Butteriss

Helen Butteriss

Skills Based Finance

Helen has over 20 years accounting for small business on the Bellarine and Geelong understanding the fluctuations of seasonal business within Tourism. With a strong financial background she assists in the management of the organisations accounts and input from Bellarine Perspective.

Karen Jackson

Skills Based Business Events

Nicole Newman

Nicole Newman

Geelong Rep 2

With over 20 years experience in Marketing, Media, Hospitality and the Tourism industry Nicole brings a wealth of knowledge to the board. She is also the Managing Director of The Food Purveyor, a produce provider located within Geelong.

Christine Smith

Christine Smith

Bellarine Rep 2

As the owner of Bellarine based all-access accommodation business Great Ocean Stays, Christine is passionate about providing awareness and education to industry leaders about accessibility and disability, and how as a region we can all be more welcoming.

Terry Jongebloed

Terry Jongebloed

Geelong Rep 1

Terry is an active member participating in the Tourism industry with a primary focus in the Food, Wine and Event categories. He has had over 30 years experience and key roles in Large and small business with a commerce and marketing objectives. He currently runs Clyde Park Vineyard.

David Littleton

David Littleton

Bellarine Rep 1

David has owned Seahaven Village at Barwon Heads for over 20 years. His keen involvement and support for Tourism goes back 40+ years through a range of businesses, tourism education publications, Bellarine Board membership and family involvement with tourism development.

Upcoming Events

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Content Marketing 101

27 February, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Geelong
Mar 06

Instagram 101

6 March, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Geelong
Mar 27

Online Reviews

27 March, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Geelong
May 02

Online Bookability

2 May, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Geelong
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