Chief Executive Officer

Senior Advocacy Officer

Kim is our Senior Advocacy Officer, who has been with the Student Guild since 2017. In that time, Kim has dealt with every type of student matter imaginable, leaving her with a wealth of experience as a student advocate. Kim graduated from USQ in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts and completed her Bachelor of Arts Honours in History, in 2015. Kim’s knowledge of the intricacies of USQ’s policy and procedure is second-to-none. Kim also works with the Student Guild’s Level Up initiative and has made strides towards creating an entertaining and unique space through this in the CBRC for all to enjoy.

Advocacy Officer

Isabelle has been working as an Advocacy Officer since 2016. Isabelle holds both a Law degree and Bachelor of International Relations from USQ. From graduation until 2016 Isabelle worked within the legal profession in Toowoomba both as a Lawyer and within other roles. This experience has given Isabelle an excellent insight into the complicated world of administration law, an understanding of which certainly helps with student advocacy. Isabelle is current researching for her PhD through USQ, which focuses on underappreciated elements of the provision of evidence.

Isabelle is also the driving force behind the Student Guild’s “For Purpose Conference” is designed to promote and assist the Not For Profit Sector. Having been involved in the sector since 2013, as both a board member, Vice President of YWCA Australia and employee, Isabelle has considerable knowledge around the various aspects of the Not For Profit sector.

Advocacy Officer

Marita is our Advocacy Officer based at the Springfield campus. She has worked for the Student Guild since 2012. Previously to working with us, Marita has enjoyed the roles of Economic Development Coordinator at Scenic Rim Regional Council, Workforce Development Officer at Logan City Council and Qld. Regional Mentor and Office Manager for the Bendigo Bank Community Development program, Lead On.

Marita loves to laugh and finds a much joy as she can in her everyday life. Mother to two sons, Marita makes the most of life and encourages others to do the same.

Advocacy Officer

Stafford has been a member of the Student Guild since the beginning of 2019. For the majority of that time, Stafford worked for the Guild as an Events Officer. In March of 2020, he made the transition to a role in Student Advocacy. Stafford is a keen student advocate with strong sensibilities in natural justice and procedural fairness.  Stafford works closely with his fellow advocacy officers in a variety of cases to ensure that every student is given the best possible assistance available.

Stafford is in his final year of his LLBP studies at USQ and hopes to make the move to Canberra and join the Australian Federal Police upon completion of his degree. When Stafford isn’t working for the Guild, he can be found playing for the Southern Suburbs Rugby League Club in the TRL.