Staff

Events & Office Administrator - Laura Kuiper

Laura began working with Tourism Council WA in 2016 as an events intern while completing her Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Tourism, Hospitality and Public Relations at Curtin University. In 2017 she accepted a full time position with the Council as the Events and Office Administrator.

Industry Development Manager - Sarah Murdoch

Sarah joined TCWA in August 2017 after 4 successful years in managing the operations of a 5-star serviced office company, in both Brisbane and Perth.

Industry Advisor - Alana Hammond

Alana began working with Tourism Council WA in 2016.  She has a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Marketing, Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management from Curtin University.

Industry Advisor - Rebecca Raymond

Rebecca began work experience with Tourism Council WA in 2015 after she had completed her Bachelor of Tourism Management at Edith Cowan University with a minor in Marketing. Rebecca became an industry advisor in July 2016.

Trainer - Sally Hollis

Sally has worked in senior roles in the tourism, hospitality and event management industries in Western Australia and the United Kingdom. She was a founding director of the Australian Tourism Accreditation Association, Executive Officer of Tourism Council Western Australia and National Manager of the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program Ltd. Sally was instrumental in the development, and national roll out, of the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program.

Trainer – Meg Coffey

Coffey & Tea Managing Director Meg Coffey is not only renowned as one of Perth’s leading hospitality and tourism marketers, but is also the state’s ‘digital darling’. A dynamo media commentator and public speaker, Meg is well and truly leading the charge in all things social media marketing in WA. Her penchant and skill for social is evident in her award-winning client work but also in her passion project: #SMPerth: Social Media Perth, the city’s go to source for the latest news in the digital space and a community for those to learn and share.

Trainer – Amy Johnston

Amy Johnston is the owner of Wanderlust Communications, a public relations and social media consultancy based in Perth. Amy is an experienced communications professional with a strong background in integrated public relations. Since relocating to Western Australia from the UK in 2011, Amy has worked as the Marketing Manager for a large recreation centre and as General Manager for a large regional Visitor Centre where she honed her tourism marketing skills.

Trainer – Kristy Bailey

Marketing Strategist and Managing Director of One Eighty Marketing, Kristy Bailey has more than 15 years’ experience in strategic marketing, communications and PR within the Tourism industry. Kristy holds a range of qualifications including a Diploma in Tourism and a Post Graduate Marketing Certificate and is currently completing her Masters in Marketing.  She has represented businesses from all aspects of the tourism industry including retail and wholesale travel companies, conference and incentive houses, cruise operators, tour operators and luxury resorts.

WA Tourism Awards Coordinator – Julie Wood

Julie has been successfully managing the Awards program since 2007 after years of working in the events management industry. Her role includes Awards administration, nominations, entrant support, coordination of the judging panel as well as organising the Gala Dinner.

Industry Advisor – Jessica Foote

Jessica began part time work as an Industry Advisor for Tourism Council WA in 2012 as she completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Curtin University with majors in Marketing, Tourism and Event Management.

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