President: Glenn Cuffe

B.Sc (Hons), PhD
Glenn has practised as a Psychologist in the civilian and military contexts. He commenced learning to fly at RQAC in 1973 and obtained his pilot’s licence in 1975. Glenn has served as the RQAC Club Captain for two years and has 29 years RQAC Board experience over three stints and is in his third term as President. He is a Life Member of RQAC.

Vice President: John McDonald

John is proprietor and property manager of mcd Property Group, he is also a director of several other companies with operations in road Transport and property development. He completed an engineering apprenticeship and is a pilot.

Secretary: Ian Tait

Ian has 35 years of technical, financial and management experience. He has held board roles on a number of aviation companies across Australia. He is a current pilot and has owned several aircraft.

Treasurer: Lisa Tait

Lisa is a qualified accountant & financial adviser and has operated her own practice for over 21 years. She is a fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants & holds her Public Practice licence with them.  She is also a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Accountants & a member of the National Tax & Accountants Association.  As a financial planner, she is a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia and an Authorised Representative of Dover Financial Advisers. She is a current pilot & has been an active member of the Formation Flying team at Archerfield for over 15 years.

Director: David Tait

David is a passionate aviator having been involved in aviation as long as he can remember which includes washing aircraft. David holds a PPL he obtained at Archerfield  in 2012 and has continued to increase his knowledge and experience with numerous endorsements including tail wheel. He currently fly’s a Cessna182RG. David presently works in the aviation insurance industry in a senior role.

Director: Heather Mattes

Heather has an exciting history with aviation as a private pilot and aircraft owner travelling all over Australia, past National President of the Australian Women Pilots Association and long-time friend of Nancy Bird-Walton until her passing.   With qualifications in aviation management, property development, safety systems, business development, auditing and financial management Heather has held senior executive roles with Ansett, Flight Safety Foundation, Brisbane Airport, General Manager Archerfield Airport until recently and now as Specialist Consultant – Airports with Aviation Projects.  She is keen to foster careers in aviation and recreational aviation and preserve the history and believes that the RQAC will be a great platform for both.

Director: Graham Stokes

Director: Joanne Green

Club Co-Captains: Cris Spencer-Scarr and Dave Butler