Meet the QDN board of directors. A passionate and dedicated group of leaders.
Sharon Boyce, Chairperson
Sharon is a part-time education academic and consultant in disability awareness across the state. She is passionate and committed to social justice – empowering people with a disability and supporting real living independence.
Sharon is the Chair for the Queensland Disability Advisory Council and Regional Chair of the South-West Regional Disability Advisory Council.
Among the awards she has received are the Queensland Regional Achiever Award in 2012 for her work in awareness raising and creating inclusive communities across Australia, a Human Rights Award in 2008 for her contribution to creating inclusion across the community, and a Disability Action Week Award in 2003 for her work writing an accessible children’s story book.
Mark McKeon, Company Secretary
Mark was appointed Company Secretary of QDN on 21 February 2023, having previously been QDN’s Finance and Administration Coordinator from early 2017 to July 2020. Mark is an accountant with early career experience as an audit manager with a large accounting firm in Australia and the UK, industry experience as financial controller and then company secretary of a listed public company in Queensland, and governance experience as secretary of two large government owned corporations in Brisbane and Gladstone. In addition to his current role at QDN, Mark is Finance Manager of Brisbane-based community legal service Basic Rights Queensland Inc and operates a finance, governance and administration consulting business, Mark McKeon Consulting. Mark welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the work of QDN and to use his experience and expertise to support the Board for the benefit of QDN members.