Regional Jobs Committee

Regional Jobs Committee

Meet the


The Redlands Regional Jobs Committee is a group of representatives from a diverse range of complementary industries including education, training providers, disability services, recruitment, and leaders in high growth industries on the Redlands Coast.

Rabieh Krayem
Redlands Regional Jobs Committee Chair

Rabieh has been an RJC Committee Member since mid-2021 and the RJC Chairperson since November 2022.

Rabieh brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and connection gained as a successful business operator, CEO of multiple organisations with decades of experience working in Recruitment, Human Resources and Employment Solutions delivery.

Rahieh is currently a Partner at TUSK Group, a specialist HR Company.

Kate Adams
Project Manager, Redlands Regional Jobs Committee
Kate is a passionate advocate for economic prosperity for the Redlands Coast, particularly for our island communities. A local resident of Minjerribah since 2010, Kate has worked closely with the Redlands Coast community and industry in her roles with Queensland State Government, the Redlands Coast Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Goenpul, Ngugi and Noonuccal First Nations Elders of the Quandamooka Region.
Kate is a strong advocate and supporter positive youth outcomes for all young people on the Redlands Coast, with a particular interest in supporting First Nations social and career pathways in order to shape a bright Redlands Coast future for all.
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Our Committee


Adam Carmichael

Dean of Students Year 10 - Cleveland District State High

Andrew Hocking

Business Manager - TAFE Queensland SkillsTech

Andrew Thompson

Principal - Redlands Special School

Amanda Venter

Zone Development Manager – PCYC Queensland

Brett Haagsma

Regional Director - Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) Queensland Government

Colin Battersby

President - Straddie Chamber of Commerce

Grace Tobin

Youth Voice, Griffith Uni Student & Support Worker at TAFE Senior College

NIkki Louange

Manager Employment & Training - My Horizon

Jonathan Todd

Director - TAFE Queensland SkillsTech

Karen Abraham

Deputy Principal - Cleveland District State High

Luisa Grant

Industry Skills Advisor (Business & ICT) - ACS

Melissa Millar

Small Business Owner – Millar’s Plumbing

Natalie Palelei

Industry Workforce Advisor for Community Services, CSIA

Noreen Orticio

Community & Economic Development- Redland City Council

Paul McManus

Project Manager – Kubunity

Rabieh Krayem

Redlands Regional Jobs Committee Chair & Partner at TUSK Group

Steve McDonald

Regional Manager - RDA Logan/Redlands

Thomas Carmichael

Youth Voice, QUT Student & Nursery Apprentice

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