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SCA (QLD) - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Strata Community Association (Qld) is governed by a member-elected Board of Directors comprising ten members supported by SCA (Qld) staff.

Hartley's Body Corporate Management

Simon is the Managing Director and Principal of Hartley's Body Corporate Management, a medium sized strata firm established in 2004 at Sherwood. Directly prior to establishing Hartley's Body Corporate Management Simon had a long and successful 23 year career as a senior manager with Kmart, a division of Coles Myer. Simon was elected to the Board in late 2009, served as Vice President of the Board of SCA (Qld) in 2011-12 and is in his fifth year as President (since November 2012).

TCM Strata

Kelly is the Managing Director of TCM Strata, TCM Rentals, TCM Sales and Kingscliff Strata.  She is a registered valuer in NSW and Qld, and holds a full real estate license.  After commencing in the strata industry in 1997, she worked in the property industry in Melbourne, Sydney, the UK and Europe before returning to her family companies in 2003.  Kelly is a past board member of SCA (Qld) (formerly CTIQ) .

Kelly is located in regional Queensland (Cairns) and is therefore passionate about lobbying on behalf of regional strata stakeholders.

MaxSoft Group

James Nickles specialises in all aspects of Strata Law and is a valued member of the MaxSoft team.  James has served on the Legislation and Policy Committee of SCA (Qld) since 2013. James is passionate about advancing the Strata Industry and regularly presents seminars on various aspects of Strata Law and professional development to clients, industry groups and Universities.

Capitol Body Corporate Administration

Ian is a joint principal of Capitol Body Corporate and a director of Delrey Pacific Pty Ltd with 19 years' experience of practising as a Solicitor. Ian has been a member of SCA (Qld) since he started as a body corporate manager in 1998, a Board Member since 2004, and Secretary since 2010.

Body Corporate Services

Richard joined Body Corporate Services in 2002, managing a large portfolio before being appointed Gold Coast Branch Manager in 2004 and SEQ Chief Operating Officer in 2006. Previous commercial experience includes senior positions in a New Zealand based corporate bank where he gained extensive experience in structured financing and investment analysis. Richard is qualified in Financial Investment Analysis through the University of Otago and has completed a Certificate IV in Body Corporate Management. Richard joined SCA (Qld) in 2002 and has been on the Board since 2005.

AD Body Corporate

Sue has been in the industry since 2003 and an active member of the family businesses which were  established in 1984.

Sue is actively involved in the business as the CEO and manages a portfolio of clients as well as holding a Full Real Estate Licence and completing her Cert IV  in Body Corporate Management in 2003. She is a past board  member of SCA (Qld).

Capitol Body Corporate Administration 

Michael has been a member of the Community Titles and Body Corporate industry in Queensland since 1991.

Michael joined the Board in 2004, is a past President of SCA (Qld) and has a great interest in education and training for strata managers. Michael is a member of the SCA (Qld) Education Committee, and currently serves on the SCA Ltd Education Advisory Board. 

Grace Lawyers

Jason is a Partner of Grace Lawyers and acts for strata managers, bodies corporate and integrated resorts across Queensland.  He has been a member of SCA (Qld) since 2011 and of its Legislation Committee since 2013, and has recently been appointed to the Independent Review Panel of the Australian Building Management Code.  In 2015 he listed as a finalist in the Dispute Resolution category of the Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30, an awards program that identifies the best young lawyers in Australia.  He was the only lawyer listed that specialises in strata law.

Body Corporate Services

Peter is the Head of Customer Experience for the PICA Group, which consists of a range of brands delivering strata management and property services in 11,000 schemes. He has over 22 years’ property and strata management experience and commenced working in strata management in 2002. Peter spent 5 years in the UAE as CEO of a joint venture on owner’s association management before returning to Australia in 2012. He has managed a wide range of residential, commercial and industrial schemes of varying sizes achieving a high level of customer satisfaction and success.

Archers the Strata Professionals

Melissa joined Archers the Strata Professionals in 2008 as an Administration Assistant before transitioning to become Archers Training & Development Manager a year later. After completing a Certificate IV in Property Services (Operations) and winning consecutive SCA Student of the Year Awards, Melissa was promoted to Human Resources Manager, became an equity partner, and joined the Executive Management team.

Being passionate and proactive about education within the strata industry, Melissa regularly presents training sessions on behalf of SCA (Qld). In 2015, this experience helped Melissa become Chair of the SCA (Qld) Education Committee and a member of the SCA (National) Education Board.