Board Members

The Surf Life Saving Queensland Board comprises a President, Deputy President and seven directors.

Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM

Governor of Queensland – SLSQ Patron

Gerard O’Brien


Shane Mackenzie

Deputy President

Manuel Barth

Director of Finance

Louise Sturgess

Appointed Director

Hope Chikuwa

Independent Director

Dr Melissa Cowlishaw


Tom Sealy


Steve Barclay


Our Major Partners

Our valued partners help us deliver on our vision of zero preventable deaths in Queensland public waters.

A partnership with Surf Life Saving Queensland offers these businesses a marketing edge coupled with a strong sense of community commitment that delivers positive results.

Championships, Series and Leagues

SLSQ encourages all members to engage in healthy competition in the world of surf life saving. Whether through SLSQ high-performance pathways, or local masters competitions – everyone can have fun competing in surf sports.

Competition Results

Competition Results Check out the results from surf sport events … Continued

Championships / Series / Leagues

CHAMPIONSHIPS, SERIES & LEAGUES SLSQ encourages all members to engage … Continued

Queensland Teams

Queensland Teams Athlete Development A pivotal part of queensland’s continued … Continued