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Media/PR/Advocacy Committee

Executive members responsible for the coordination of all Media and PR activities as well as member/community advocacy activities.
Kris McCue
Stones Throw Group
Kris McCue, FAIM, is Managing Director of Stones Throw. For over 15 years Kris has worked across the private, public and community sectors in the areas of management, business and workforce development, labour market intervention, economic development, strategy and policy and stakeholder engagement and has qualifications in commerce and management.

Kris has held executive and board positions with private sector and not for profit organisations successfully developing and leading change management and business development and growth strategies. He held senior roles in the public sector in employment and Vocational Education and Training (VET) strategy, policy, regulation and investment in urban, regional and remote area contexts. Kris has successfully delivered consultancy projects for businesses, community organisations and all levels of government.
Brendan Bathersby
Garland Waddington Solicitors
Brendan is a member of Garland Waddington solicitors and has been part of the Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore) business community since 1992. Being a husband and the father of three children, Brendan is passionate about maintaining what we already have and establishing the future for the Sunshine Coast, so that families and businesses like his can prosper in our community. His passion has seen Brendan involved in many local organisations (including TAFE and the University of the Sunshine Coast) and supporting many not for profit organisations, like the Chamber.
Peppi Bueti
Queensland Advertising and Public Relations
Peppi has over 20 years experience as a communications and marketing professional working on projects ranging from large master planned communities and infrastructure projects through to SMEs and not for profit groups.

Peppi moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2001 working for Lensworth on the Kawana Waters master plan development as the communications and marketing manager. In November 2011 Peppi became the Director of Queensland Advertising and Public Relations servicing a broad range of clients including Reed Property Group’s Big Top redevelopment, Aussie World, Aspley Hornets AFL club, Big Kart Track, Parklakes 2 residential development, Vantage Homes and numerous other property developers. 

Meagan Cross
The Hive CoWorking and Office Space
Meagan joined the Maroochy Chamber Executive Team in 2018 and brings with her an extensive network locally and globally.  Her career has been driven by her passion to help people across Sales, Marketing and HR within industries such as sport, tourism, insurance, creative services and more.

She moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2012 with her role as Sales & Marketing Director for Aussie World and has entrenched a valued network within the region.  These days, Meagan’s passion is towards her role as Executive Manager at The Hive Business Space @ Kon-Tiki, which is the proud home of the Maroochy Chamber.  Collaboration, coaching and communication are her passion and the community within The Hive is her ultimate career chapter yet. 

Michelle King
Cricks Maroochydore
10+ years is marketing and communications with a strong focus in digital. For the past 3 years I have made my mark at Crick Auto Group and worked on bringing this automotive company into the digital age. I was tasked with revolutionising their advertising strategy as well increasing their accountability and ROI, while also managing a wholistic advertising strategy.
Scott Hoskins
Junk Restaurant
I’ve built businesses most of my life from a retail chicken outlet to a residential real estate office and have recently been the co-founder CEO of a Hospitality group that turned over $18m. Having recently sold down my shares of the Hospitality Group, I now own and operate Junk Maroochydore in Ocean Street of which I was the Co-Founder in 2014