Angelina Akee

Deputy Chairperson
(from November 2021)

Permissions Committee
Nominations and Remuneration Committee

Angelina is an experienced administrator and non-executive director with expertise in governance, strategy development, risk, financial and audit management, board evaluation, remuneration and development.

Angelina is the Chair of ABIS Community Co-operative Society Limited (Townsville) and brings extensive executive management and director experience across the housing, community care, legal and health sectors. She is also a current Chairperson of the North Queensland Land Council (NQLC). NQLC is a recognised Native Title Representative Body and an organisation appointed by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, to assist Aboriginal people with all aspects of their native title claims.

Over the last 20 years, Angelina has also served as Chair of the following: The Cultural Centre Trust; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Legal Services; and the Townsville Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Corporation for Women. Angelina is a founding member of, the Townsville Aboriginal Child Care Agency; Townsville Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Corporation for Women; and Magani Malu Kes Townsville Limited; and, Secretary of the National Secretariat of Torres Strait Islander Organisations Limited.

Angelina continues to actively advocate for better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the housing, youth, disability and health sector.

Angelina has connections to the Juru people of North Queensland and close family links with the Torres Strait Islander community of North Queensland.