Board of Directors 2014

Ron Scott - Chair

Ron Scott is owner and Director of Creative By Design, the national storage, furnishing and decorating franchise group that includes Creative Wardrobe Company and Creative By Design. From 2002 to 2005, Ron was the National President of the Furnishing Industry Association of Australia and is now a Director of the Furnishing Industry Association of Australia Limited as well as Chair of the Furniture Cabinets and Joinery Alliance. Read More

Richard Brooks - Vice Chair

Richard is the founder of Tyne Solutions Pty Ltd, provider of management and consulting services to the Cabinet Makers and Designers Association (CMDA) and the Architectural Door Hardware Association.

The services provided to these associations cover the wide range of industry issues including technical, training, industrial relations and general industry/business support. CMDA nominated Richard as its representative to the Furniture Cabinet and Joinery Alliance Ltd and he has been actively involved in the representation of the broader industry including in his role as Deputy Chair of the organisation.

Tracey Gramlick - AWA

Tracey has a background in Engineering and a Masters in Technology Management and over 30 years of fenestration expertise in various design, technical, manufacturing, materials and marketing roles prior to her current position as Executive Director of the Australian Window Association. Tracey currently sits on four industry aligned Boards, is a passionate advocate for compliance equity, Australian manufacturing and skills and actively participates in numerous BCA, AiG and Standards Committees, international Standards and energy committees and is a regular presenter at conferences and on ABC radio. Read More

Brett Ambrose

Darren Doggett

Dean Brakell - FIAA Alternate

Dean is the current CEO of FIAA and has been in the Furnishing Industry for 25 years beginning his apprenticeship as a Cabinetmaker with Premier Furniture (current FIAA member) in 1986. Dean has completed further studies since completing his apprenticeship including Management education, Workplace Training and Assessment and Competitive Manufacturing. Read More

Peter Kreitals - FCJA Policy Adviser

Peter has an extensive history in developing and implementing highly strategic industry programs in his 35+ years’ career, initially with the Federal Government and over the last 25 years with a vast variety of industry sectors.  In addition, he has a proven expertise in helping a diverse range of small to medium sized businesses implementing strategic new growth strategies and has been responsible for initiating and facilitating a series of collaborative research projects between key supply chain partners and relevant research organisations. Read More