Our Board consists of both Executive Officers and Representatives for State, Territories and Young BPW (under 35). Teleconferences are held bi-monthly with an annual Face-to-Face meeting at various locations around Australia to give all members the opportunity to meet these women who work voluntarily on their behalf, taking action for women's' equality.


BPW Executive Officers

National President  Jacqueline Graham


Club: BPW Melbourne – VIC

Jacqueline  has more than 20 years professional leadership experience in corporate and franchise retail and sales organisations, after beginning her working life as an analytical chemist, and has succeeded in business in New Zealand, the UK and Australia. Currently working Independent Paint Specialists in a Business Performance Management role, she has worked with businesses large and small to improve business outcomes in strategic and operational leadership, including National Operations.

She is a graduate of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Strategic Retailing (William & Mary School of Business, 2013), Managing in Crisis and Change (Harvard Executive Education, 2012), Innovation in the Workplace (Swinburne, 2014) and Certificate in Business Management Coaching (IMS, UK, 2007)

Jacqueline joined the BPWA Board in 2013 as the Victorian State Representative before stepping into a Executive role as Director of Marketing and Vice President. She was elected President in 2018 and will complete her second term of office in 2023.

Jacqueline is a Member of the National Association of Women in Operations and an Associate Member of AHRI

She is passionate about continuous improvement and building team capability,believing that innovation in thought and practice is best delivered by inclusive and diverse teams. she is a committed mentor and coach; driven by culture and change. 

Director of Policy
and Vice President 

Angela Tomazos


Club: BPW Darwin - NT

Angela is a Darwin-based business leader, advisor and community advocate. She was a member of the former Advisory Group for the Northern Australia Agenda and is currently on Northern Australia Development Program Committee and Development Northern Australia Conference Committee. Angela is daughter to migrant Greek parents and is the founding member and Chair of Hellenic Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (NT) Inc. Angela was appointed to Team Territory in 2020 and provided economic advice and planning to the Northern Territory Government following COVID-19. 

Member of BPW since 2012 and prior to Director of Policy role was Club President for BPW Darwin 2016-2018. Attended BPWA Conferences in Adelaide, Geelong and Redcliffe. 

In Executive capacity, Angela holds a leadership role in Banking & Finance in the Northern Territory and held leadership roles for over 10 years. Angela was  2019 Telstra Northern Territory Business Women's Medium & Large Business Award winner.

A Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors and in 2021 completed Executive Women in Leadership Certificate with Cornell University.

Director of Finance

Helen Toon MBA

Club: BPW Perth – WA

IPP Club President BPW Joondalup-Wanneroo August 2019 to June 2021, Secretary June 2017 -July 2019. Member of BPW since September 2016.

Occupation:   Manager Risk and Compliance for a large aged care provider in WA. Providing advice on risk, compliance, insurance quality management, developing and completing internal audits. Identifying areas for and driving continuous improvement. Leading, identifying and coordinating risk management strategies organisation wide.

Academic, business, professional qualifications:   MBA, Cert 4 Training and Assessment

Offices held in national, state, local organisations: Partnership Manager, Dept of Work and Pensions (UK Government): Developed partnerships with local authorities, police and NFP organisations.

Senior Learning and Development Manager, Dept of Work and Pensions, (UK Government): Led the design, development, delivery and evaluation of 120 hours of key learning products to support UK Welfare Reform.

Anne Daniel is Acting Director of Finance


Executive Secretary

Vacant


Position Vacant


Director of Membership

Trish Springsteen


Club: BPW Caboolture QLD

Trish Springsteen is a Creative Marketing Consultant, Australia’s Leading Expert in Empowering Introverts, Get Known Be Seen Specialist, a multi international award winning mentor, speaker, international award winning bestselling author and host Get Known Be Seen WebTV. 

Founder of Purple Unicorn Marketing Academy - Trish’s passion is helping her clients to have the confidence and self-belief to make speaking easy to be visible and step up share their message, their book, their business. 

Trish is a Past President of BPW Caboolture, Past QLD State Representative and has been a member of BPW Caboolture for ten years. Trish is a Fellow of BPWA having completed all levels of the Keys To Achievement programme.

In addition to being Director of Membership on the BPWA Board, Trish is currently Chairmen of the Business Enterprise Centre Ipswich Region Board, Committee Member Greater Caboolture Chamber Commerce and is a past Director of District 69 Toastmasters International.

Trish has coached and mentored introverts, authors, advocates, executives, entrepreneurs, small business owners and business startups. 

Trish has brought improved communication, speaking and presentation skills to accountants from Crosbie Warren Sinclair; executives from The IQ Business Group and Aurecon; scientists from Rio Tinto Alcon; engineers from James Hardy and property retail experts from Jones Lang LaSalle.

Trish Believes in You until You Believe in yourself.

Trish has been a Keynote speaker and MC for conferences, events, gala dinners, summits and meetings nationally and internationally, online and offline.

Trish is the Winner of 2018 BPW North Lakes Bright Training & Employment Partners Inspirational Woman Award, Gold Winner in the 2016 Women World Awards Woman of the Year - Mentor or Coach of the Year and Bronze Winner in the 2016 Women World Awards Female Entrepreneur of the Year and won the National Edupreneur 2015 Award in the Professional Speaking Category. She has also been Awarded Top 50 Public Speaking Blog 2016.

Trish is the author, co-author, contributing author of 18 books.

www.trishspringsteen.com
trish@trischel.com.au

Director of Marketing

Astrid Kuenne


Club: BPW North Lakes QLD

International: Attended the BPW International Asia-Pacific Regional Conference in Auckland, New Zealand 2016

National: Qld State Representative on the BPW Australia Board (2015 – 2018) Attended several BPWA Conferences and was a delegate for BPW Caboolture in 2013 and BPW North Lakes in 2016

Assisted in the BPW Australia National Conference in Geelong 2016 – supporting and doing graphic design (logo & booklet)

Club: President of BPW North Lakes steering committee from June 2015 until Charter in February 2016, appointed BPW North Lakes President until next AGM in August 2016

Member of BPW Caboolture for 10 years, serving 8 years on the Management Committee and 2 years as Club President 2013-2015, joined BPW in June 2005

Supporter and Mentor of all BPW members

Summary of Work Experience

Occupation: Active, self-employed
Website & Graphic Designer.
Franchisee in Juice Plus - Network Marketing / Whole Food Nutrition – current
Offices held in national, state, local organisation Queensland Government, Office of State Revenue (OSR) 1986 to 2008: 

Young BPW

Harmony Moxham

BPW Australia Board State Representatives


New South Wales
State Representative

Julianne McKeon


Queensland
State Representative

Terri Tonkin


South Australia
State Representative

Gillian Lewis


Northern Territory
State Representative

Vacant

Victoria
State Representative

Vacant

 

Western Australia
State Representative

Sandra Cook



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