New President announced for Parking Australia

Parking Australia, the national body representing the interests of the parking industry in Australia, has elected six directors, (three are new to the Board) at the Annual General Meeting of the Company.

A comprehensive Presidents Report was delivered by Cristina Lynn highlighting the success of the Outlook Conference held in Sydney, the advocacy efforts through government submissions and media relations, the uptake of major parking facility operators for the Accredited Operator Scheme and the continued growth in membership.

In her final speech as President of Parking Australia Cristina outlined the evolution of the association since joining the board in 2007.

Serving four years as Treasurer and then three years as Vice President with fellow Director Joy Addison they revamped the parking conferences to the PACE successes that are today. Cristina will remain an active member of Parking Australia and in her closing words acknowledge all of those who had served on board/committees prior and congratulated the new Board members.

The Board of Directors as voted by Parking Australia members are:

Graham Arndt, Director of Operations and Maintenance – Curtin University of Technology

Mosstyn Howell, Founder and CEO – UbiPark

Sharon Prior, Team Leader Off Street Parking Services – Adelaide City Council

Neal Smylie, Chief Operating Officer – Secure Parking

Martin Ryan, Head of Parking and Transport – Brisbane Airport

Paul Sidwell, Regional Managing Director AU/NZ – ADVAM

James English, Managing Director – ACE Parking

Wayne Bryant, Manager Transport Systems – Queensland University of Technology


At the Board meeting on 15 November, Sharon Prior was unanimously voted as President and Neal Smylie was returned as Vice President. Martin Ryan takes up the role of Chair of Finance and Governance

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