Meet The Triple T Board
Darryl Maurice Pitt
Born Miles, Queensland.
Darryl took up DJ’ing as a paying hobby and through it met Wayne Shearman from ABC radio who encouraged him to train and present at Triple T.
Passionate at Triple T and in the wider community about Country Music.
Malcolm George Charlwood
Mal has been involved in real estate since 1972 and has lived in Nth Queensland for over 35 years. His passion for Radio Real Estate started back in Noosa Community Radio where he also offered training to new recruits in real estate.Community radio, like real estate, is his passion and he believes that good communication is the key to all business.
Christopher Anthony Richard Mills OAM RFD
Solicitor in private practice (Townsville Mobile Solicitor) with over 20 years experience. Served 35 years in the Navy. Qualified accountant.
Awarded OAM for service to Veterans and the Community and named Townsville Citizen of the Year in 2014. Currently involved with Veterans Support Centre NQ Inc, Townsville Community Law and Townsville Mens’ Shed. A passion for fast cars.
Erin Bernadette Menkens
Erin has a secretarial background from both the private and govt sectors. She worked for the Public Trustee for 10 years, and has provided support for clients with intellectual and/or physical disabilities.
Erin has been a volunteer Presenter with Triple T since 2010 and has been a part of the management team since mid 2017.
Charley Van Hulsentop
Chas worked with the RAAF from 1969 to 1996 as an Aircraft Technician and moved into management roles. He then moved to the RAAF Reserve in similar areas.
From 1996 his full time employer was BAE Systems Australia where they maintained Black Hawk and Chinook for the Australian Army being subject to Defence Regulations and Orders. As the Quality Manager and Workplace Health and Safety Officer. after 8 years he became the full time Quality Manager. Chas retired from BAE in 2016 and now volunteers at the RAAF Townsville Aviation Heritage Centre participating in maintenance, research, managing the artifact store and image collection.
Chas plays in a musical duo working gigs around Townsville. His other interest is motorsport.
Hailing all the way from Szeged Hungary, Bence studied sound engineering and worked at the local Hungarian radio station. He carried his passion for radio with him upon his arrival to Australia in 2010. Bence is the coordinator of the ethnic program and has presented the Hungarian program on Sunday nights since 2019.
Board Director- International Coordinator
Vita was born in the Philippines and migrated to Australia at 14 years of age in 1992. Went to Charters Towers State High School and graduated. Moved to Townsville at age 18 to study at Tafe College for a Diploma of Office Administration. Worked at Mercure Inn as a kitchen hand whilst studying at the same time.
Vita is a member of Filipino Community of Townsville, Lions Club members and volunteers.
She started volunteering at the station and graduated Triple T’s radio school program in June 2014, presenting the Filipino program every Sunday under the International Programming. Vita now presents in Jazz/Blues, Drive, Sundown, and Classic Cafe etc, wherever she is needed.
Vita joined the Triple T Board member in 2021 as International Coordinator.
Alma has lived in Townsville for the last 16 years. Born and bred in the Philippines, Alma completed a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and is a member of Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Alma has worked as Senior Accountant in an accountancy firm now called Findex for 16 years before retiring early 2020.
Alma enjoys community work, being in the Lions Club of Townsville Central, Filipino Australian Affiliation of North Queensland, Couples for Christ and Filipino Pastoral Group.
Toni Maree McGregor
Born and bred North Queenslander, Toni has a background with the Dept of Justice and is currently employed with Qld Human Rights Commission as Assistant Human Rights Officer, a role which takes her to many locations around North Queensland, training organisations in discrimination law.
A volunteer Triple T presenter since mid 2018, is coordinator for the Sundown program.