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John Barker - President
John works in financial services and has owned an insurance broking firm and now runs a financial planning practice. John still consults to the insurance broking firm having been involved in this field since 1984. He’s been doing triathlons since 1983 with Hastings his first race, a 2/68/30 race. Since then he has competed most years although sometimes lightly due to work constraints. He has done numerous Sprint, Olympic, Half and Full Ironman races plus several Marathons. A keen age grouper who, as they say in horse racing ‘follows them around’. He’s been a member of MPTC since 2001 and has been a committee member from day one with stints as President and Treasurer. He is also Chair of the Triathlon Australia Awards Committee.
Ailie Coulter - Vice President
Ailie is the Manager of Victorian Teachers Games and Project Officer for National Programs at School Sport Victoria. Prior to this role Ailie held the position of Assistant General Manager at School Sport Australia and has extensive experience in the Sport in the Higher Education and Vocational Training sector. She has been actively involved in triathlon for 15+ years as an administrator and executive at club level and has competed at all levels and distances of Triathlon throughout this time. Ailie become involved with the Governance of the sport as a way to effect change and give back in the rapidly evolving sport of Triathlon. Ailie sites the best part about triathlon being that it is open to all given the diversity of the formats of delivery.
Sonia Dunne - Secretary
Sonia is the first female President of the Bayside Triathlon Club in its 25 year history, a position she has held for two years. Sonia has 5yrs + experience in senior leadership roles in major FMCG companies including overseas change management with a focus and strength in Business Based Change, Process & System Implementation, & Employee engagement through building effective Team and a high level of communication & relationship building to drive results. Sonia brings to the committee a passion for change, engagement & improvement and looks forward to successfully contributing to the ongoing success & sustainability of Triathlon in Victoria
Julia Hebb - Treasurer
Julia has a Masters in Business (Administration), Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and is a member of CPA Australia. Julia currently runs her own practice and has extensive experience in the Corporate Sector in Finance and Governance. She has successfully completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course and is active on Boards in the Disability and Sporting Sectors. Julia has been involved in triathlon for the past three years and would like to make a positive contribution which sees clubs grow/develop in line with the modern values of inclusivity and accessibility.
Jenny Hosking - Committee
Jenny has an extensive (over 30 years) career in business having worked primarily in financial/commercial lead role capacities within the engineering and construction industries. Jenny has experience in manufacturing, import/export and consulting industries and formal qualifications including: Bachelor of Business, Fellow of CPA Australia, Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a MBA - International Business. Jenny is interested in growing participation and high quality technical officials.
Amanda Green - Committee
Amanda is the General Manager of People, Culture & Performance at Richmond Football Club, and oversees the development of a sustainable high performance environment for all employees. She joined the Richmond Football Club at the end of the 2013 AFL season following a number of senior positions in leading corporates such as Australia Post, National Australia Bank and Telstra. She is a registered organisational psychologist with significant experience in organisational culture and transformational change. Amanda is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Member of the Australian Psychological Society. She holds a Doctorate of Psychology (Industrial / Organisational), Bachelor Arts (Psychology – Honours) and Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology / Psychophysiology). Amanda was drawn to triathlon because of the strong community involvement and recognises the unique and positive influence that sport has on health and wellbeing.
Lawrence West - Committee
A marketing and communications professional with close to ten years’ experience working in national sporting organisations, Lawrence is the General Manager of Commercial and Communications at Hockey Australia, where he worked since 2013. Previously, he held communications and sponsorship management roles at England Hockey. He has a first class honours degree in marketing from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and has served in a media management capacity at two Olympic Games and two Commonwealth Games. A frequent sideline supporter, cheering on his triathlon-loving wife, Lawrence joined the Triathlon Victoria committee in April 2016
Kym De Britt - Committee
Kym has been a member of Triathlon Australia since 1996 (ACT, NSW, TAS & VIC) and has competed in all distances from Sprint through to Ironman and Cross Triathlon. Kym is currently the CEO with the Brazilian Butterfly Franchise Group. He has a Degree in Business Management (Finance) and completed a Master of Business Administration in 2008. Kym has an excellent comprehension of business analysis, financial management and reporting, and thrives on coaching and mentoring a team. He has maintained a passion for training and coaching over the past 25 years, during which time he has coached a variety of sporing teams as well as maintaining his interest in Driver Training and motor sport. Kym currently holds a Level 1 Triathlon Coach accreditation.
Jason Sharp - Committee
Jason works in the Local Government sector as Coordinator of Economic Development at Moonee Valley City Council with experience in supporting local and regional economies underpinned by his broader application of community development and business management. He is currently completing his Masters in Business (Sport Management) at Deakin University that he expects to complete in July 2017. Jason currently holds two current Board positions, one as Treasurer of a NFP organisation, Loci Environment and Place and the other with Sports Environment Alliance. Competing in his first triathlon in 1992, Jason has a strong attachment to the sport of triathlon and is interested in ensuring that triathlon in Victoria continues to grow and that grassroots Clubs and athletes are supported in a collaborative framework.