Board of Directors

The Netball Australia Board is responsible for the strong governance and strategic leadership of Australian netball. It’s made up of one Chair, five elected Directors, and two Directors appointed by the Board. They meet at least six times each year. The Board guides netball’s future growth and upholds the overall strategic vision of the organisation.

Paolina Hunt - Chair

Paolina is also a member of Netball Australia’s Governance Committee and Audit and Risk Committee. A former AIS scholarship holder, she’s been involved in netball all over Australia: from her home town of Sydney to Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne.

Wendy Archer AM - Director

Wendy Archer is a Life Member of her local netball association and Netball NSW, Director of Netball Australia, an has achieved National A standard in netball umpiring. Her services to the sport were acknowledged in 2005, when NSW Governor Marie Bashir made Wendy a Member of the Order of Australia.

 

Susan Comerford - Director

Susan Comerford has held leadership roles in some of Australia’s top commercial law firms. In 2015, she completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course. Netball is Susan’s passion – previously a Director of Netball South Australia before joining the Netball Australia Board.

Peter Legg - Director

With a background in sports administration, and 13 years of senior management experience under his belt, Peter Legg is the Chief Financial Officer for South Sydney Rabbitohs. His role has also involved stints as acting CEO.

John Lee - Director

A former Australian Sports Commissioner with extensive governance and leadership experience across professional sport, tourism and transport industries. He has previously held a number of senior positions at the State Government level and is currently a Director of Melanoma Patients Australia and the North Queensland Cowboys.

Terri Meadmore - Director

A Marketing Executive with more than 20 years’ experience in building brand and sponsorship strategies across multiple industries. In her past and present roles sport has remained constant and has given her great exposure to multiple sporting codes and broadcast partnerships.

Jane Seawright - Director

Respected lawyer and sports administrator, Seawright brings a wealth of law and board experience from across a wide range of industries, but most prominently, a familiarity with the netball landscape, having chaired the Netball Queensland board for the past five years.

Mitch Catlin - Director

A former journalist, Catlin has worked across the media, marketing and Government landscape for 25 years. Prior to launching his own company, Catlin worked in executive roles at both Swisse Wellness and Myer.