Experienced director and commercial lawyer Juanita Maiden and Western Suburbs District Cricket Club President Jon Dooley are welcomed onto the board as appointed members having been recommended by QC’s Nominations Committee.  

Ms. Maiden comes to QC with substantial sports administration, corporate and director experience. She is currently a Senior Associate at Murdoch Lawyers, Chairperson of the AFL Queensland Tribunal and a Board Member of Trinity Anglican School. 

Ms. Maiden has also previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer at the Cairns Taipans and Financial Controller at Pacific Toyota and Lexus of Cairns. She has been appointed for a standard three-year term, filling the vacancy of Ian Mitchell who will continue as QC’s Company Secretary.  

Mr. Dooley has a long-standing association with cricket where he has served as President of Western Suburbs for the past eight years and is a member of QC’s Finance, Governance, Audit and Risk Committee. He co-founded Vincents Chartered Accountants in 1991 and over the past 28 years has overseen the expansion of the company which now employs 246 staff and has offices in five Australian cities.  

Mr. Dooley will serve the remaining year of Terry Svenson’s three-year term after he was appointed QC’s CEO in August.  

QC Chair Chris Simpson welcomed the appointment of both independent directors. 

“Juanita and Jon are extremely well credentialed and experienced directors and we welcome them to Queensland Cricket’s Board.  

“They both bring substantial corporate, business and sports administration expertise to the board and will provide invaluable support as we aim to achieve our strategic ambition of securing cricket’s future in Queensland. 

“Cricket in Queensland is going through an exciting phase of growth and development, and we look forward to Juanita and Jon’s contribution to our goals of growing participation, producing better players and teams, and engaging more fans,” Mr. Simpson said.   

Ms. Maiden and Mr. Dooley will commence their roles immediately.