The Boards

We're governed by two individual Boards – the Building and Construction Industry Board and the Contract Cleaning Industry Board. The Governor-In-Council appoints each Board for a term of three years.

Our Boards are required to meet at least quarterly. The Building and Construction Industry Board is governed by meeting procedures outlined in the Building and Construction Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 1991. The Contract Cleaning Industry Board is governed by meeting procedures outlined in the Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 2005.

Building and Construction Industry Board

The current term of the Board commenced on 5 September 2019 and expires on 30 June 2022. The Board consists of eight members as follows:

  • the chairperson (Ms Peta Irvine)
  • the deputy chairperson who must have knowledge of, and experience in, financial affairs (Ms Melanie Woodward)
  • three directors nominated by organisations that represent employers in the building and construction industry (Ms Penny Cornah, representing the Master Plumbers Association of Queensland; Mr Damian Long, representing the Civil Contractors Federation; and Ms Sue-Ann Fresneda, representing the Queensland Master Builders Association)
  • three directors nominated by organisations that represent workers in the building and construction industry (Mr Stephen Baker, representing the AWU; Mr Arturo Menon, representing the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining Energy Union; and Mr Peter Ong, representing the Electrical Trades Union)

The Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee is in place to provide support and advice to the Board.

Contract Cleaning Industry Board

The current term of the Board commenced on 1 July 2017 and expires on 30 June 2020. The Board consists of six members as follows:

  • the chairperson (Mr Don Brown)
  • the deputy chairperson who must be a person with knowledge of, and experience in, commerce, economics, finance or management (Ms Sue Ryan)
  • two directors nominated by organisations that represent employers in the contract cleaning industry (Mr Kenneth Holder and Ms Kim Puxty, both of the Building Service Contractors’ Association of Australia)
  • two directors nominated by organisations that represent workers in the contract cleaning industry (Mr Damian Davie and Ms Natalia Pantano, both of the United Voice union)