OUR BOARD

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MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

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Tom McGuire

Tom McGuire

President

Tom is a second generation President of the QHA, following his father, who held the role as well. As a long term advocate of the industry, Tom has also served as National AHA President in the past. The McGuire Hotels group is proudly family owned and consists of 10 hotels across the SE of Qld covering all offerings from accommodation, gaming, dining, retail and of course – quality pubs.

Richard Deery

Richard Deery

Senior Vice President

Richard is the owner of the iconic Story Bridge Hotel. Noted as one of the “must see” hotels in Brisbane, the Deery’s have built an impressive venue that has evolved with the changing nature of their surrounding neighbourhood in Kangaroo Point on the river, across from the Brisbane CBD.

Scott Armstrong

Scott Armstrong

Vice President

With an extensive history across the industry, Scott represents the Sunshine Coast area where he currently has three venues. As newly constructed hotels in growth areas, Scott lives the experiences of many of our members and the challenges this presents.

John Douglas

John Douglas

Vice President

As the General Manager of the Brisbane Marriott, John is the Vice President elected from our Accommodation Division. John represents these members directly to the Board on matters that affect Accommodation members and the broader Tourism industry.

Tony Condon

Tony Condon

Honorary Secretary / Treasurer

Tony serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the QHA and owns the Currumbin Creek Hotel. Operating his hotel in the southern Gold Coast, Tony understands intimately the pressures on small operators in tourism hotspots. Tony is also the representative of the QHA to the Gambling Community Benefit Fund which directs the levies from gaming back to worthwhile community initiatives.

Bernie Hogan

Bernie Hogan

Chief Executive

Bernie joined QHA in 2016 having enjoyed a career in advocacy, media and a little bit of government, but started as many of us, as a barman in a pub. He is passionate about defending our industry and the people within it, as the entrepreneurial, job-creating, music-loving and entertaining hubs of our communities.

OTHER STATE BOARD DELEGATES

Richard Bowly – Southern Hotel, Toowoomba

Stephen Clarke – ALH Group

Albert Hakfoort – Hakfoort Group

Scott Hogan – Wellington Point Hotel

Terry Morrow – Landsborough Hotel

Will Cordwell - Ascot Hotel - North Rockhampton

Nic O'Donnell - Shangri-La Hotel The Marina

John Douglas - Brisbane Marriott Hotel

Ross Farquhar - Caxton Hotel

Sandy McDonald - Manly Hotel

Colin Clive Johnson - Prince Alfred Hotel – BOOVAL