Board Members

Melissa Locke

Chair

Melissa is the  independent member of the board – she has no affiliation with any person of club within the taekwondo community. Her role is to see that the board operates according to the constitution.

    Darryl Green

    President

    Darryl Green is a fifth dan Kukkiwon holder and is a second class International referee.  He is currently the National Chairman of Referees for Australian Taekwondo.  He is a law enforcement officer of 30 plus years.  Darryl is a club owner with branches at Carindale and Sandgate.  He has been training in taekwondo since 1989. He has been running his own club in Brisbane since 1994.

      Ernesto Civitarese

      Treasurer

      Ernesto Civitarese is a 4th Dan Kukkiwon holder and a qualified referee and coach. He has been training in Taekwondo since 2006 and instructs at Edge Taekwondo Brisbane. 

      He is a qualified accountant with over 30 years of experience and a fellow of CPA Australia. 

        Matt Landsberg

        Tournament Director

        Matt is a taekwondo parent and a first Dan Kukkiwon holder. He is also a qualified referee and coach with both Australian Taekwondo and the Oceania Taekwondo Union.

        Matt is a Queensland Public Servant of 25 years service and has extensive experience in project and risk management.

        In his “spare” time he enjoys taekwondo (of course), bush walking and playing World of Warcraft.

            Kerry Manning

            Secretary

            I am a Branch Instructor with Reeves Taekwondo and also a Referee in both Sparring and Poomsae. I also love getting out on the mats and competing. I have been training since 2000 after returning from an eight year break.  What started out as an my escape from normality has now become a family sport and a valued way of life, with many friendships forged over the years. I have 25 years in the printing industry across varying roles throughout that time. I love reading and spending time with Family during our down time from Taekwondo.

                Michelle Beavis – Independent Director

                Michelle is an independent member of the Board and although she has no previous Taekwondo experience, she has a genuine and long standing passion for sport.  Michelle is a keen long distance runner and has played Netball for over 30 years.  Through this she has experienced the benefits of participating in both team and individual sports and is interested in ensuring others have an opportunity to do the same.

                Michelle is a qualified accountant (CPA) with over 15 years experience in accounting and management for local government and government owned corporations.

                Michelle is also currently serving as an Executive Committee member for her Netball club – Kedron Lions.

                    Keith McCoombes

                    Board member

                    Keith has been practising Taekwondo since he was eight years old and is currently a fourth Dan Black Belt Instructor. Keith has been a qualified sparring referee since 2009 and has competed in several local and international tournaments such as the Korean Taekwondo Festival and the Malaysian Open. He has also had the opportunity to partake in training seminars at the Kukkiwon in Korea. Keith has a great passion for Taekwondo and enjoys sharing his knowledge with new students.