Shaaron Boughen (Chair)
Shaaron Boughen is highly regarded throughout Australia as a choreographer, teacher, designer and dance critic. Currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at QUT, she was a member of the dance staff for 30 years, including 8 years as Head and over 20 years as Coordinator of Undergraduate and Postgraduate dance degrees. Shaaron continues to be active in the School of Creative Practice as a choreographer, examiner, and mentor to both staff and students. Shaaron was Queensland’s Dance reviewer for The Australian for 16 years and continues to serve on the Arts Queensland Assessment Panel and as a peer reviewer for the Australia Council. She also works as a consultant in Performing Arts Industries and was appointed to the Board of the Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts in 2018.
Wesley works on solving problems so that Indigenous Australians can become genuine participants in the real economy. His primary work is with the resources sector in companies in the management of native title and cultural heritage and also in the development of initiatives for Indigenous employment, training and business.
Julie-ann Lambourne is Torres Strait Islander woman with connections to Mabiaug Island and Erub (Darnley) Islands.
Julie-ann is CEO and founding member of enVizion Group Inc, an Indigenous owned and operated business utilising cutting edge technologies to complement traditional practices delivering meaningful and creative solutions.
enVizion’s establishment in January 2013, with organisation growth staff; assisting more than 9,000 people to see beyond limitations and realise their potential.
Julie-ann’s experience over 20 years of State and Federal Government in education, employment and training; including working in Social Services in homelessness, social welfare and youth services. Julie-ann’s areas of expertise include community development, social engagement, cultural mentoring, innovation, project management which translated to the development of programs within the framework of community and individual capacity building, including use of advanced technologies.
Julie-ann is passionate in development Indigenous businesses and leaders; and working with marginalised people to overcome adversities.
With extensive experience in stakeholder relations, governance and strategy Kyl Murphy has held senior executive roles in State and Federal government and worked in academia, the media, private sector, and in cross-sector partnerships. She has led complex major projects on social policy and community services reform, regional development and organisation change; was founding Director of the Ideas Festival; and served as National Program Manager Community Cultural Development at the Australia Council. Kyl holds a Masters of International Business and Marketing (QUT), and is a graduate of the INSEAD Executive Program and of the AICD Company Directors course. Kyl is currently the State Director and Company Secretary for the Committee of Economic Development of Australia (CEDA).