MEET THE TEAM AT EQIP GLADSTONE

We are a one-stop shop for alternative education programs for schools, students and the community.

Education Queensland and Industry Partnership (EQIP) is a unique not-for-profit initiative that was formed in 2009 to act as a central management body for the various vocational education training programs across the three State high schools in Gladstone. Prior to the establishment of this initiative, Education Queensland and industry were separately managing, administering and funding over 9 different industry-school partnerships delivering work-ready students in Gladstone.

Over the years, EQIP has been recognised for innovation and excellence in our collaborative efforts with education and industry for program design and delivery through various industry and education awards. EQIP has built a strong brand in the local community and is seen as the local leader and one-stop-shop for alternative education opportunities for secondary school students in our Region.

Eqip Operational Structure

MEET THE TEAM

We are a one-stop shop for alternative education programs for schools, students and the community.

Education Queensland and Industry Partnership (EQIP) is a unique not-for-profit initiative that was formed in 2009 to act as a central management body for the various vocational education training programs across the three State high schools in Gladstone. Prior to the establishment of this initiative, Education Queensland and industry were separately managing, administering and funding over 9 different industry-school partnerships delivering work-ready students in Gladstone.

EQIP CORPORATE

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NICOLE ALLISON

Operations Manager

Jessica Driessen

JESSICA DRIESSEN

Work Experience Coordinator

Melanie Kent-Ford

MELANIE KENT-FORD

Career Pathways Coordinator
Engineering Skills Centre Supervisor

Linda Vale

LINDA VALE

Administration Assistant

Part Time

EQIP CORPORATE

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NICOLE ALLISON

Operations Manager

Jessica Driessen

JESSICA DRIESSEN

Career Pathways Coordinator

Melanie Kent-Ford

MELANIE KENT-FORD

EESC Site Education Administrator

Linda Vale

LINDA VALE

Administration Assistant

Part Time

EQIP BOARD

James Robertson

JAMES ROBERTSON

President

Company: Bill Robertson Toyota

 

Work Title: Dealer Principal

Rob Gibb

ROB GIBB

Vice President

Company: ConocoPhillips | Australia Business Unit East

 

Work Title: Manager, Communities & Sustainable Development

Bob McKosker

BOB MCCOSKER

Secretary

Company: McCosker Contracting Pty. Ltd.

 

Work Title: Managing Director

Will Schroeder

WILL SCHROEDER

Treasurer

Company: Yaralla Sports Club

 

Work Title: Chief Executive Officer

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Board Member

Company: Gladstone Industry Leadership Group

 

Work Title: Chief Executive Officer

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NICOLE HENRY

Board Member

Company: Rio Tinto Gladstone

 

Work Title: Communities & Social Performance Manager

Chris Cameron

CHRIS CAMERON

Board Member

Company: Gladstone Regional Council

 

Work Title: Councillor

Justin Harrison

JUSTIN HARRISON

Associate Member

Company: Toolooa State High School

 

Work Title: Principal

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Associate Member

Company: Gladstone State High School

 

Title: Principal

Heather Blessington

HEATHER BLESSINGTON

Associate Member

Company: Tannum Sands State High Shcool

 

Work Title: Principal

EQIP PROGRAM COORDINATORS

Troy Dailey

TROY DALEY

EQIP Process Plant Operations (EPMA)

Greg Perry

GREG PERRY

Gladstone State High School

EQIP Doorways to Civil Construction (ED2CC)

Terry Wells

TERRY WELLS

EQIP Technical College Gladstone Region (ETCGR)

Paul Higgins

PAUL HIGGINS

EQIP Engineering Skills Centre (EESC)

Tonita Williams

TONITA WILLIAMS

EQIP Business Industry and Tourism Skills Centre (EBITS)

Tonita Williams

EQIP BOARD

James Robertson

JAMES ROBERTSON

President

Company: Bill Robertson Toyota

 

Work Title: Dealer Principal

Bob McKosker

BOB MCCOSKER

Vice President

Company: McCosker Contracting Pty. Ltd.

 

Work Title: Managing Director

Rob Gibb

ROB GIBB

Secretary

Company: ConocoPhillips | Australia Business Unit East

 

Work Title: Manager, Communities & Sustainable Development

Will Schroeder

WILL SCHROEDER

Treasurer

Company: Yaralla Sports Club

 

Work Title: Chief Executive Officer

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TBA

Board Member

Company: Gladstone Industry Leadership Group

 

Work Title: Chief Executive Officer

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NICOLE HENRY

Board Member

Company: Rio Tinto Gladstone

 

Work Title: Acting Communities & Social Performance Manager

Chris Cameron

CHRIS CAMERON

Board Member

Company: Gladstone Regional Council

 

Work Title: Councillor

Justin Harrison

JUSTIN HARRISON

Associate Member

Company: Toolooa State High School

 

Work Title: Principal

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TBA

Associate Member

Company: Gladstone State High School

 

Title: Principal

Heather Blessington

HEATHER BLESSINGTON

Associate Member

Company: Tannum Sands State High Shcool

 

Work Title: Principal

EQIP Program Coordinators

Troy Dailey

TROY DAILEY

(CQUniversity)

EQIP Process Plant Operations (EPMA)

Greg Perry

GREG PERRY

(Gladstone State High School)

EQIP Doorways to Civil Construction (ED2CC)

Terry Wells

TERRY WELLS

(Gladstone State High School)

EQIP Technical College Gladstone Region (ETCGR)

Paul Higgins

PAUL HIGGINS

(CQUniversity)

EQIP Engineering Skills Centre (EESC)

Tonita Williams

TONITA WILLIAMS

(Tannum Sands State High School)

EQIP Business Industry and Tourism Skills Centre (EBITS)

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