Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consist of a maximum of five (5) and no more than (9) persons all of whom are financial members (bronze level or above) of Tourism Atherton Tablelands. 

There are five (5) elected zone Directors serve a two (2) year term. Elections are held at the Annual General Meetings.

There may be up to four (4) Special Interest Directors appointed by the Board of Directors.

Chairman –  Edward Nye, Rainforest Bounty
Zone 4 Director representing Southern Atherton Tablelands described as the area that sits within the boundaries of Tablelands Regional Council.

Janet Greenwood, Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre 
Zone 2 Director representing Nouthern Atherton Tablelands described as the area that sits within the boundaries of Mareeba Shire Council.

Dei Gould, Kuranda Traders Association 
Zone 1 Director representing Northern Atherton Tablelands described as the area that sits within the boundaries of Mareeba Shire Council.

Special Interest Director – Professor Bruce Prideaux, CQ University Australia
Appointed by the Board

Special interest Director – Sue Gregory, Sicklebill Safaris / Cassowary Tours
Appointed by the Board

Vacancies on the Board

Financial members are encouraged to consider nominating for a position on the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting.

Special Interest Director positions are elected or appointed by the Board of Directors and are designated strategic positions.


Current Vacancies

  • Zone 3 Director representing Southern Atherton Tablelands described as the area that sits within the boundaries of Tablelands Regional Council.
  • Zone 5 Director representing Atherton Tablelands gateways defined as the area outside the boundaries of Mareeba Shire Council and Tablelands Regional Council.
  • 2 x Special Interest Directors

Financial partners are encouraged to submit an Expression of Interest to the Board of Directors for consideration.
Please email your submission to

Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics

Board Code of Ethics


The Board of Atherton Tablelands Promotion Bureau Ltd, trading as Tourism Atherton Tablelands is committed to ethical conduct in providing the best possible service to the Members and wider community. This policy has been developed to provide an ethical framework for all Tourism Atherton Tablelands Board Members, Staff, Contractors and Volunteers and applies to casual, permanent, contract staff and volunteers.


The purpose of this document is to identify Tourism Atherton Tablelands’s position on ethics and proper practice and to document the standards expected in providing a service to Members and the wider community.


The Board and staff of Tourism Atherton Tablelands have a legal and moral responsibility to manage the organisation in the best interests of the community it serves.  Board and staff will demonstrate professional ethical behaviour at all times – in their responsibilities to the organisation, in their professional relationships with each other, and in their professional service to the community – and will be required to adhere to this code of ethics.

The Board shall:

  • Be diligent, attend Board meetings and devote sufficient time to preparation for meetings to allow for full and appropriate participation in the Board’s decision-making.
  • Observe confidentiality relating to non-public information acquired by them in their role as Board Members and not disclose such information to any other person.
  • Meet regularly to monitor the performance of management and the organisation as a whole. To do this the Board will ensure that appropriate monitoring and reporting systems are in place and that these are maintained and utilised to provide accurate and timely information to the Board. 
  • Ensure there is an appropriate separation of duties and responsibilities between itself and senior management and that no individual has unfettered powers of decision-making.
  • Ensure that the independent views of Board members are given due consideration and weight.
  • Ensure that stakeholders are provided with an accurate and balanced view of the organisation’s performance, including both financial and service provision.
  • Regularly review its own performance as the basis for its own development and quality assurance. Individual Board Members should also review their own performance with a view to ensuring a suitable contribution to Board deliberations and decision-making and, if found lacking, should either pursue training or assistance to improve their performance, or resign.
  • Carry out its meetings in such a manner as to ensure fair and full participation of all Board members.
  • Ensure that the organisation’s assets are protected via a suitable risk management strategy.
  • Ensure that personal and financial interests do not conflict with the duty to the organisation.

Staff, Contractors & Volunteers shall:

  • Publicly and privately support the organisation and each other, acknowledging the strengths and weaknesses of others and acting with courtesy and respect.
  • Act honestly and in good faith at all times in the interests of the organisation and objects, ensuring that all stakeholders, particularly those who are recipients of services, are treated fairly according to their rights.
  • Perform their duties as best they can, taking into account their skills, experience, qualifications and position. They shall act in a safe, responsible and effective manner.
  • Be punctual and reliable in their attendance and adhere to their prescribed and authorised hours of duty.
  • Comply with the prescribed terms and conditions of their employment/engagement.
  • Record their attendance for duty in the manner prescribed.
  • Notify the organisation of any inability to attend duty as early as possible so as not to inconvenience others or delay the work of the organisation.
  • Carry out their duties in a lawful manner and ensure the organisation carries out its business in accordance with the law, and recognise both legal and moral duties of their role.
  • Respect and safeguard the property of the organisation, the public and colleagues; and observe safe work practices so as not to endanger themselves or others.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding any information gained through their work and not divulge personal information or the address or phone numbers of Staff, Board or service users.
  • Ensure that all transactions, agreements and records that flow from relationships with Tourism Atherton Tablelands’s stakeholders will be accurately and openly recorded in the organisation’s books and records, and no entries will be made which obscure the true nature of a transaction.
  • Ensure that Tourism Atherton Tablelands will market its services with integrity and accuracy.
  • Ensure that personal and financial interests do not conflict with the duty to the organisation.
  • Undertake no personal or business activities for personal gain while at the organisation or while conducting business of the organisation: procedures associated with such activities will not be carried out on the organisation’s computers without open and express permission of a higher authority.
  • Work within the organisation’s policies and principles.
  • Discuss issues where appropriate with other staff and Board members to determine whether or not a contemplated action is ethical.


The Executive Officer is responsible for the implementation and review of this policy.

All Committee of Management/Board members, casual, permanent and contract staff and volunteers are responsible for adhering to all applicable clauses.


F01-1 Directors Responsibilities
F01-2 Directors nomination


Source: Atherton Tablelands Promotion Bureau Ltd Policies & Procedures

Director Requirements

Director Requirements

Director Requirements

The Constitution of Atherton Tablelands Promotion Bureau Ltd requires a Nomination to the Board to be validated by a current financial member of Atherton Tablelands Promotion Bureau Ltd, and the nomination to be formally accepted by the nominee.

A Nomination to a Special Interest Director position may be appointed by the Board.

In accepting the nomination to the Atherton Tablelands Promotion Bureau Ltd Board, the nominee has carefully considered the role of a Board member and their capacity to add a valuable contribution and agrees to the following specific commitments required.

Board member requirements:

  • The nominee is strongly committed to regional tourism promotion and marketing practices;
  • The nominee must be a current Financial Member of Atherton Tablelands Promotion Bureau Ltd 
  • The nominee is strongly committed to the Vision, Policies and objectives of Atherton Tablelands Promotion Bureau Ltd, and will assist where possible in membership and marketing initiatives.
  • The nominee is committed to the Board Code of Conduct.
  • The nominee is available to participate in at least 8 of the 11 monthly 3 hour meetings held in varying locations across the region.
  • The nominee is able to monitor, review and respond to email correspondence in a timely manner.
  • The nominee is able to support and participate in one or more specialist Committee(s).
  • The successful nominees are elected for a period of Two Years.


Source: Atherton Tablelands Promotion Bureau Ltd Governance Policies & Procedures

Our Team

Our Team

Our Team

Bronwyn Jones
Administration & Finance

Phone: 1300 072 240

Contact Bronwyn for all corporate, accounts, membership, partnership and website enquiries.

Tanya Snelling
Marketing, Media & PR

Phone: 0417 202 663

Contact Tanya for all print media, social media and marketing enquiries.