Annual General Meetings

Member Information for the 2019 Annual General Meeting

Bicycle Queensland’s Annual General Meeting will be held at 6pm on Thursday 21st March 2019 at Bicycle Queensland’s office, 16/43 Lang Parade, Milton. All members are welcome to attend.


  1. President’s opening remarks
  2. Apologies
  3. Minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting held on 22nd March 2018
  4. Financial Report & Audit Report presented by the Treasurer
  5. Election of members of the Management Committee
  6. Appointment of Auditor
  7. Closure of formal proceedings
  8. Other business

Information on the nominations

Nominations for the Management Committee positions of:

  • Vice President – for a two-year term
  • Company Secretary – for a two-year term
  • Two committee members – for two-year terms

Nominations for these positions closed on Thursday, 7 February 2019.

Candidates for Election

Vice President

Fergus Hogarth
Proposer: Lisa Kennedy
Seconder: Bill Loveday

“I have enjoyed two periods on the Management Committee since joining in the 1990’s, most recently as Vice-President. I have played a valuable role on the Board overseeing the recruitment of a new CEO, increased stakeholder engagement, an evolving events calendar and office relocation.”

Rebecca Ryan
Proposer: Mitchell Bright
Seconder: Caroline McAllen

“As former President of the Townsville Bicycle User Group and as Vice President of North QLD Conservation Council I have the corporate governance experience needed as BQ Vice President. I will complement the CEO by representing the organisation in the north with passion and dedication.”

Company Secretary

Chris Cox
Proposer: Belinda Ward
Seconder: Caroline McAllen

“With Brisbane West BUG and Space4Cycling Brisbane, I have shown a passion and a track record for effective advocacy and engagement with representatives of all levels of government, media and public. I want my children to enjoy the freedom and independence of cycling for transport, fun and recreation.”

Ordinary Committee Members

Craig Davis
Proposer: Kathyrn Panaretto
Seconder: Bill Loveday

“I work as an Epidemiologist and public health researcher and am committed to promoting the health benefits of cycling for all.  I have been cycling in both a commuting and recreational capacity for more than 30 years and aspire personally to replace car journeys (and ownership) with cycling journeys.”

Peter Rickard
Proposer: Brent Connors
Seconder: John Hayhurst

My name is Peter Rickard.  I am an everyday cyclist.  Through a lifetime of two wheeled transport I understand the challenges of everyday cycling.  I will offer a balanced approach in support of BQ’s promotion of cycling.

Dave Sharp
Proposer: Sean Harrison
Seconder: Katrina Sharp

“I have been involved in cycling advocacy since 2009. To date I have played a significant role in the introduction of the Split Rule in Queensland in 2013, and have been actively campaigning for the introduction of Presumed liability for the last five years.”

Rob van Manen
Proposer: Paul Casbolt
Seconder: Jamie O’Neil

“I have been an activate cycling advocate for several years and believe that the knowledge, contacts and experience I have gained would support Bicycle Queensland in its role as the leading bicycle organisation in Queensland and assist them in achieving their goals.”


Members are invited to vote in person for candidates of their choice for the BQ Management Committee positions above.

To vote in person, you must attend the AGM at 6PM on Thursday, 21 March 2019 at BQ Offices at 16/43 Lang Parade, Milton.

Voting by proxy closed at 5PM Thursday, 14 March 2019. The Returning Officer will provide all proxies to the Chair of the AGM.

For any other questions or details please contact the Returning Officer, Julie King on or by contact the office on 07 3844 1144.

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