Board Members

Gregory Wallace – Chairman

Greg is the Group General Manager of the ACE Group of companies, and the founder and Chairman of Kodi’s Message.  In 2017 Greg completed our 2017 Nullarbor Challenge ‘Ride for Kodi’, and will be boxing for ‘Fight for Kodi’ in October.  Greg is married to Narelle and has three sons.

Tim Krause – Finance Director

Tim is a Director of the Fusion Financial Group and has over 20 years CPA experience.  He is a ‘rugby tragic’ (both coaching and watching at Ipswich Rangers and Ipswich Grammar School).  Tim has passion for farming and breeding cattle.

David McKewin – Legal Counsel

As Special Counsel with McKays Brisbane, David’s qualifications include a Bachelor Laws and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.  He is an admitted Solicitor in both the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia and is on the tax advisory panels for both the State of Queensland and the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Corporation

Dan Best – Risk Director

Dan is an experienced General Counsel and Solicitor with over 20 years as an admitted solicitor.  Dan’s experience includes local government, insurance and finance, corporate, commercial and agriculture.

Committee Members

Quentin Pearson – Deputy Chairman

Quentin works on government infrastructure projects and husband to Michelle and father to Tayla and Kodi.  Always ready to step up for KM, Quentin completed the gruelling KM Nullarbor ‘Ride for Kodi’ bicycle challenge in 2017, and will be boxing at our ‘Fight for Kodi’ fundraising event this October at Cloudland.

Michelle Pearson – Advisor

Michelle is the Finance Officer at ACE Materials Handling.  Michelle is married to Quentin and mother to Tayla and Kodi.  Along with Quentin and Tayla, Michelle continues to raise awareness with Kodi’s Message and its initiatives.  Michelle completed the physically demanding 2018 Gold Coast Kokoda Challenge.

Narelle Wallace – Finance Officer

Narelle is the Finance Director of the ACE Group and her knowledge of finance and budgeting compliments the Kodi’s Message team.  Married to Greg and they have three sons.

Olof Boshoff – Business Manager

As Director of Business Administration with the ACE Group, Olof brings his management skills and experience to enhance the team with planning and implementing KM.  Olof was instrumental in organising and participating in our 2017 Nullarbor Challenge.

Josh Paroz – Health Advisor

Our health care professional, Josh provides mental health support and advice to the KM team, as well as mentoring at schools/sporting clubs.  Josh works closely on developing our initiatives and their delivery into the community.

Arlene Moore – Administration Officer

Arlene uses her extensive administration and organisational skills to benefit the KM team.

Alli Grant – PR/Media Officer

With 25 years’ experience in marketing, public relations, communications, sponsorship and media stemming from time in the private sector, small business and local government arenas, Alli is passionate about supporting the Kodi’s Message team and helping them to spread their all important message to young people everywhere.