Meet the Team

Our Team

The Ipswich Show Society is managed by a small yet dedicated, dynamic team of event professionals who work together to stage events and mange the facilities of the Ipswich Showgrounds. The team is also supported by an invaluable group of volunteers, Executive and General members of the Society who contribute their time and expertise to delivering the Annual Show  including event support and maintenance.

Executive Members of the Ipswich Show Society:

  • Patron – Denise Hanly OAM
  • President – Darren Zanow
  • Senior Vice President – Paul Casos
  • Junior Vice President – Andrew Cooper
  • Treasurer – Dr Chris Raymont
  • Junior Treasurer – Jillian Pattinson
  • Member – Keith Lewis
  • Member – Laurie Mundt
  • Member – Russell Haag
  • Member – Theo Woollett

Show Team:

  • Chief Operating Officer – Jacqui Thomas
  • Events Manager – Joanne Hadnutt
  • Market Manager – Kelly Jacobs
  • Function & Sales Officer – Rachel Vickary
  • Administration Assistant –Makayla Battese
  • Facility Officer – Matthew Battese
  • Maintenance Assistant – Gary Bambling
  • Cleaning Officer  – Cat Offord
  • Event Support Staff – casuals who assist with our events and promotions from time to time.

To contact our office, please call 07 3281 1577 or email