Board of Cystic Fibrosis Queensland


Petrina Fraccaro - Chief Executive Officer 
Chief Executive Officer:
Qualifications: M Bus.IMC, Grad Dip PR, Grad Cert Bus, BA Journalism, GAICD
As CEO,Petrina Fraccaro brings to Cystic Fibrosis Queensland over 25 years’ experience leading and shaping Community Services. She has a background in Marketing and Public Relations transforming businesses in both the public and private sector. As General Manager and shareholder of Community Services training college, CHARLTON BROWN, she saw the business named International Training Provider of the Year at the 2015 Australian Training Awards. She has a passion for the sector and understands the value of building robust communities. With a focus on profit for purpose, Petrina is driving Cystic Fibrosis Queensland revenue streams to increase and extend its reach of service delivery to all Cystic Fibrosis Queenslanders.


Margaret Walker - Chair 
Director and Chair:
Qualifications: B. Comm, GAICD
Margaret Walker has recently completed her second term as non-executive Director of Defence Housing Australia. She was also Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. As well as being the Chair of CFQ she has recently been appointed a member of the Audit Committee for the Australian Institute of Marine Science. Margaret is the Queensland nominee director with Cystic Fibrosis Australia where she is also Treasurer.  With a strong and extensive background in senior finance executive roles, Margaret brings to any board strong financial, regulatory and risk management experience as well as an informed, practical approach to corporate strategy and program monitoring


Kirsten Dilena - Company Secretary 
Director and Company Secretary:

Qualifications: BA (Hons); LB (Hons); Grad Cert in Business Administration  Kirsten brings to the board over 15 years in commercial and legal roles specialising in a commercial and corporate law, procurement and corporate transactions, governance and compliance and regulatory advice. Kirsten has a background of briefing, advising and sitting on Boards and committees in the government and not for profit sectors and brings a combination of commercial and legal governance as well


Kim Colyer - Treasurer
Director and Treasurer:
Qualifications: B. Bus (Accounting), CA.
Patner - BDO
Kim Colyer has over 18 years’ audit experience and has been a partner at BDO since 2007. She brings in-depth knowledge and experience of general purpose reporting, corporations law and other disclosure requirements to Cystic Fibrosis Queensland. This extensive experience has assisted Kim while working with clients across multiple industries and sectors, particularly Not-For-Profit organisations.


Peter Stewart - Director

Resource Planning Manager
Peter is a Resource Planning Manager at Virgin Australia. He brings to the board experience in a workforce and capacity operations, planning, strategy and forecasting. As our adult CFQ Board member, Peter is a critical link in building and maintaining the relationship between our client members and strategic objective of the board.


Odette Wiggins - Director 
Qualifications: B Primary Education (NZ)
Odette has a background in Education and is a parent of a child with CF. She brings a sound understanding of the issues facing both people with CF and the impact this has on families and ongoing schooling.


Eamon Dunne - Director 
Qualifications: BA (Social Work), MA (Health Management), JP (Qual)
Community Health Assistant Director and Senior Manager - Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
Eamon has an extensive background in health management and social work. He is well versed in Healthcare Management, Performance Improvement and Project Management


Lisa Nixon - Director 
Qualifications: B. Arts (Journalism), IAP2.
Director - BBS Communications Group
Lisa is a highly experienced communications strategist and team leader with more than 25 years’ experience. Lisa’s strength lies in complex problem solving and issues management.
Lisa has worked at length with public and private sector organisations on campaigns to inform, engage or persuade audiences on a range of matters including healthcare reforms and products, contentious property development issues, new business and product launches and Australian market entry strategies.
She has led communications for organisations undergoing change, including mergers, acquisitions, redundancy and insolvency. Her value to clients comes in her ability to comprehend the larger businesses issues and to focus the communications strategic approach to that bigger picture.


Ashleigh Beauchamp - Director

Business Services Senior Accountant - BDO
Ashleigh Beauchamp has over 6 years’ business services experience and has been at BDO since 2012. She brings knowledge and experience of financial reporting, accounting and taxation to Cystic Fibrosis Queensland.


Connie Arundel - Director 
Qualifications: LLB
Solicitor - Shine Lawyers
Connie Arundel is a Solicitor in Commercial/Property Law and Wills and Estates at Shine Lawyers.
Connie has Cystic Fibrosis and has received a double lung transplant. Connie will bring both youth and experience to the Board as a recipient of medical services over her lifetime.
She has a particular interest in ensuring that basic standards are met in health care and has empathy for people who live with the disease.