Our People

Our Board

Chair:
Cr Noel Strohfeld
Date of Birth: 19 March 1941
Occupation: Importer 
Background Information: Having served as a local government councillor for over 27 years and as Mayor of Rosalie Shire for 15 years‚ Noel is currently a Councillor of Toowoomba Regional Council.
From his home and business premises in Quinalow‚ Noel operates a number of family businesses including a tractor dealership‚ import of new tractors and sale of agricultural products.
A long time advocate of local community banking‚ Noel is well known for his strong promotion of our region. 
Resides: Quinalow 

Deputy Chair:
Jeff Connor
Date of Birth: 19 April 1957 
Occupation: Medical Practice Manager 
Background Information: A Country boy at heart‚ Jeff was a teacher and principal for twenty years‚ working in locations from Thargomindah to Murray Island in the Torres Strait.
Jeff has lived in Blackbutt since 2006 where his wife is the local doctor. 
As Practice Manager for Timbertown Medical Centre‚ Jeff is looking forward to the challenges and rewards of living and working within a community which has embraced the Bendigo Community Banking experience. 
Resides: Blackbutt 

Secretary:
Ross Begent 
Date of Birth: 15 February 1953
Occupation: Economic Development Officer 
Background Information: Ross has held a number of positions including manager of an engineering business and state sales manager for a multi-national industrial supply manufacturer.
Ross has been responsible for the development and delivery of small business support programs for the Tasmanian Government and the provision of business policy and advice at Ministerial level.
Ross is currently employed in an economic development role with Toowoomba Regional Council. 
Resides: Lockyer Valley

Treasurer:
Jim Beveridge
Date of Birth: 18 May 1975 
Occupation: Accountant 
Background Information: Jim began his working life in Inverell NSW before moving to Toowoomba in 1999 to gain his chartered accountant qualification.
His main focus has been small and medium businesses‚ superannuation and retirement planning. In 2004 he purchased an accountancy business in partnership with Mark Carey. With over 16 years experience in public accounting‚ Jim brings strong financial management skills to the board. 
Resides :Toowoomba

Director:
Brent McLennan
Date of Birth: 20 September 1950 
Occupation: Electrical Contractor 
Background Information: Following twenty years service in the Royal Australian Navy‚ Brent moved to Blackbutt in 1987 to raise his family and operate a school bus business.
Since 2004‚ Brent has been a partner in Breaker Electrical‚ a specialist electrical company which operates at Tarong Power Station.
Brent is well known for his strong community involvement having served as a Nanango Shire Councillor for two terms‚ and with a number of sporting organisations in Blackbutt. 
Resides: Blackbutt

Admin Assistant/Shareholder Liaison Officer: 
Nerrida Roberts

Our Staff

Nanango Community Bank® Branch

Branch Manager:
Anne Woodrow

Customer Relationship Officer:
Sasha

Customer Service Officers:
Dan
Ashleigh

Yarraman Community Bank® Branch

 Branch Manager:
Anne Woodrow

Customer Service Supervisor:
June

Customer Relationship Officer:
Cheryl

Customer Service Officers:
Joanne
Nerrida

Blackbutt Branch

Branch Manager:
Lorraine Wyvill

P/T Customer Service Officers:
Cindy
Carley