Penny Cornah is the Executive Director of the Master Plumbers’ Association of Queensland (MPAQ).
MPAQ is a peak industry body representing plumbing contractors throughout Queensland from sole operators to medium sized plumbing businesses through to large contracting firms.
Penny has been employed with the Association for more than twelve years and previously held the role of Member Services Manager. Penny is well known to MPAQ members and works closely with them and the Board on the raft of issues which currently face the industry.
Penny identifies her role as heading the organisation that is the conduit between protecting community health and the environment. Penny is a strong leader in a male dominated industry and has earned respect throughout the plumbing fraternity. She has developed strong relationships within the Queensland Government ensuring the industry’s voice is heard at the highest levels.
Penny was appointed as a Director to Master Plumbers Australia Ltd in 2012 and was appointed as the Secretariat role for Master Plumbers Australia in 2015. Penny was appointed as a Director of QLeave in July 2016 and also the Chair of the Service Trades Council, a role in which she is humbled to be given. Penny was also appointed as a Director of Construction Skills Queensland in October 2017. Penny was recently appointed as Vice President of the National Association of Women in Construction Queensland Chapter.