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2011 Gladstone Managers of the Year

The 2011 Gladstone Managers of the Year were announced at the MEA Final Dinner held in Gladstone on Friday 16 September 2011.

Awarding:

Professional Manager of the Year

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Winner

Steve Bugden - Operations Manager Allsteel Fabrications, Diversified Mining Services

Finalists

  • Darryl Bond - Superintendent Information Services, NRG Gladstone Operating Services
  • Steve Bugden - Operations Manager Allsteel Fabrications, Diversified Mining Services
  • Philip Clynes AIMM - Media Sales Manager, The Gladstone Observer
  • Lorrie-Ann Columbus - Assistant Principal, St. Francis Catholic Primary School
  • Lorna McGinnis - Social Performance Manager, QGC
  • Meredith Papavasiliou - Editor, The Gladstone Observer

Not For Profit Manager of the Year

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Winner

Michelle Baxter - Area Director, Queensland Ambulance Service

Finalists

  • Michelle Baxter - Area Director, Queensland Ambulance Service
  • Mark Casswell - Boyne Calliope Catchment Coordinator, Fitzroy Basin Association
  • Dave Facer - Service Leader, Projects, Wide Bay and Central Queensland, Community Solutions
  • Karl French - Acting Regional Manager and Trainer, Conservation Volunteers Australia
  • Carmelita Van Deventer - Chairperson, Gladstone District Schools Chaplaincy Committee

Owner Manager of the Year

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Winner

Kaye Cooper - Principal and Practice Manager, Kaye L Cooper and Associates

Finalists

  • Vicki Brown - Principal, LJ Hooker Boyne Tannum
  • Kaye Cooper - Principal and Practice Manager, Kaye L Cooper and Associates
  • Tony Daley - Owner-Manager, Island Sands Cafe

Rural/Regional Manager of the Year

Winner

Donald Runge - General Manager Queensland Operations, Newcrest Mining Limited

Finalists

  • Dianne Morris - President, Enterprise Biloela Association Inc
  • Leo Neill-Ballantine - Assistant Manager, Galloway Plains Pastoral Company
  • Jason Pascoe - Manager, Port of Bundaberg, Gladstone Ports Corporation Ltd
  • Donald Runge - General Manager Queensland Operations, Newcrest Mining Limited

Young Manager of the Year

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Winner

Matthew Cooke - Chief Executive Officer, Nhulundu Wooribah Indigenous Health Organisation Inc

Finalists

  • Matthew Cooke - Chief Executive Officer, Nhulundu Wooribah Indigenous Health Organisation Inc
  • Melissa Daniels - Principal, Acting, Rosella Park School
  • Carrie Hazeldine - Administration Team Leader and Accounts Officer, Welcon Technologies Pty Ltd
  • Carli Hobbs - General Manager, Gladstone Engineering Alliance