In November 2018, IPAA Queensland was registered as a not-for-profit association under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981. As an incorporated association, IPAA Queensland is governed by an Advisory Council which is supported by the Queensland Government Chief Executive Leadership Board.

The Advisory Council, currently drawn from chief and senior executives across all levels of government, provides strategic direction, guidance and oversight of IPAA Queensland’s activities and operation.

Council members include:

Ian Stewart AO FIPAAState Recovery Coordinator - President
James PurtillJames PurtillDirector-General, Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy - Secretary
Neil ScalesNeil ScalesDirector-General, Department of Transport and Main Roads - Treasurer
Rachel HunterDirector-General, Department of the State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning
Robert SetterCommission Chief Executive, Public Service Commission
Mark Le DieuGroup Manager, Community Grants Hub, Department of Social Services
Greg HallamGreg HallamChief Executive Officer, Local Government Association Queensland
Chris SarraChris SarraDirector-General, Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Anne TiernanDean (Engagement), Griffith Business School