SAS Board of Management

The Sunraysia Academy of Sport is an autonomous not for profit organisation that is governed by a Board of Management. The board plays an important role in the organisations’ success.

Board members should posses, skills or competencies which are highly regarded within their field, as the aim is to have members who provide a wide range of knowledge and skills suitable to tackle all of a board’s responsibilities effectively.

The current members of the Academy’s Board of Management strive to operate with strategic direction and governance as their primary focus.

Current SAS Board of Management Members:

  • Mr Gary Simpson (Chairperson)

Gary is the Chief Executive Officer of Mallee Accommodation Support Program. Gary worked for many years at Sunraysia Community Health Services as their Executive Manager of Services Support. Gary resided in Adelaide where he was the Executive Officer of Cycling South Australia. A healthy background in leadership and sport.

  • Mrs Carmel Mackay (Vice Chairperson)

Carmel is currently the Executive Officer of Mallee Sports Assembly since 2001. Carmel oversees, plans and manages all the Assembly’s staff and programs across Mildura, Swan Hill, Gannawarra and Buloke municipalities.

  • Bryan Wilson

Bryan competed at both Local, State, National and International level in shooting for more than 30 years.  He has competed in four Olympic Games and two Commonwealth Games winning a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in 1994.  His history includes competing at numerous World Cups and World Championships. Bryan has been supported by the Victorian Institute of Sport and the Australian Institute of Sport and is a qualified coach and a life member of the Sporting Shooters Association of Australia. When living in Melbourne he set up and ran monthly coaching clinics for up and coming shooters and also arranged National Coaching Clinics.

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