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The North Queensland Toyota Cowboys have announced the appointment of four new directors to the club’s board.

Kerry Boustead, Joe Carey, Cam Charlton and Steven Titmus are all honoured to be joining the club’s board.

Cowboys Chairman Laurence Lancini confirmed the club had undertaken a search for a number of new directors to complement and add to the skills of current directors.

“Our candidates bring major experience in business, good governance and knowledge of the game and the Cowboys. All of which are important to promote the success of the Cowboys,” Mr Lancini said.

The four new directors will attend their first board meeting at Cowboys HQ tomorrow.


Cam Charlton is the immediate past Chairman of Advance Cairns, a member of the council of James Cook University and Chairman of the judging panel of the Australian Tourism Awards. With more than 30 years' experience as a chartered accountant, he has completed extensive Australian and international engagements.

A certified practising accountant, Joe Carey is a partner of the Carey Group of Companies and is on the board of Townsville Enterprise Limited. He has served on the board of the Cowboys Leagues Club for the last 13 years, and is currently its Deputy Chairman. He is also Chairman of the Finance Audit and Risk Committee which oversees both the Cowboys Leagues and Football Clubs.

Steven Titmus has 20 years’ experience as a solicitor in private practice. He was a partner at MacDonnells Law and has served on the board of the Cowboys Leagues Club for the last 13 years. He remains on that board and is a member of its Finance Audit and Risk Committee.

As well as a stellar rugby league career that included 25 games for Australia, Kerry Boustead was the first CEO of the North Queensland Cowboys in 1995. He also served on the NRL judiciary tribunal from 1997-98. Kerry has held the position of Principal/Director at a Ray White franchise in Brisbane since 2002. 

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