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Tourism Geelong and The Bellarine – CORPORATE WEBSITE

Meet The Team

Executive

Roger Grant

Roger Grant

Executive Director

(03) 5223 2588

Tracy Carter

Tracy Carter

Deputy Executive Director Marketing & Communications Manager

(03) 5244 7105

Tourism Development Squad

Brendan Sanders

Brendan Sanders

Business Manager

(03) 5244 7104

Felicity McKenzie

Felicity McKenzie

Senior Administration Officer

(03) 5244 7101

Carla Garner

Carla Garner

Tourism Project Officer

(03) 5244 7120

Elise Getson

Elise Getson

Industry Development Officer

(03) 5244 7104

Marketing and PR

Narelle Needham

Narelle Needham

Marketing and Communications Officer

(03) 5244 7107

Will Barber

Will Barber

Digital Marketing Officer

(03) 5244 7117

Membership

Abbey Jones

Abbey Jones

Membership Engagement Officer

(03) 5244 7121

Di Nelson

Di Nelson

Business Development Manager

(03) 5244 7109

Fiona Tuddenham

Fiona Tuddenham

Membership Engagement Officer

(03) 5244 7118

 Visitor Information Centres

Joshua Harris

Joshua Harris

Visitor Services Coordinator

(03) 5244 7106

Isla Hutcheon

Visitor Services Officer

(03) 5244 7102

Maree Greenwood

Maree Greenwood

Queenscliffe Visitor Information Centre Co-ordinator

(03) 5258 4842

Business Events Geelong

Mark Day

Mark Day

Business Events and International Manager

(03) 5244 7103

Brooke Jaworski

Brooke Jaworski

Business Events Marketing and Communications Officer

(03) 5244 7110

Bonnie Van Dorp

Bonnie Van Dorp

Business Events Marketing and Communications Officer

(03) 5244 7110

study Geelong

Simone Budd

Simone Budd

Student Engagement and Project Officer

(03) 5244 7103

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

John has over twenty-five years of experience in strategic planning, business development and organisational improvement, and is a highly skilled facilitator. Over his consulting career he has worked with private and public organisations. He has particular experience in the local government sector having worked with over sixty Councils throughout Australia to develop major strategies and organisational improvement programs

Cr. Ron Nelson

Cr. Ron Nelson

City of Greater Geelong Rep

Cr. Nelson is the City of Greater Geelong appointed representative to the board of Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine.

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.

Karen Jackson

Karen Jackson

Skills Based Business Events

Karen has worked in the Tourism, Hospitality and Marketing industry for nearly 20 years and is the Director of Sales & Marketing at Novotel Geelong. Karen is very passionate about our region, the impact that tourism can have on our economy and the future success of our region.

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.

Christine Smith

Christine Smith

Bellarine Representative

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.

Mel Stewart

Mel Stewart

Skills Based Marketing

A business, online marketing and communications professional – who loves the digital space – Mel has represented some amazing regions and brands… She is an entrepreneur at heart. She describes herself as a curious thinker whose sleep is literally interrupted with the thoughts of how our industry can push the boundaries and do better regional tourism marketing.

Terry Jongebloed

Terry Jongebloed

Geelong Representative

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.

Upcoming Events

Feb 12

Google My Business

12 February @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Geelong
Feb 27

Define Your Digital Strategy

27 February @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Geelong
Mar 26

Facebook Algorithm

26 March @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Geelong
May 07

Connecting Your Marketing and Your Market

7 May @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Geelong
May 28

Email Marketing – 5 Things You Should be Doing Now

28 May @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Geelong

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