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Board of Directors

As a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee Women Onside has a board of directors elected by the membership and complemented by additional directors appointed by the board.

Seven of our directors are elected and two have been appointed.  They represent a strongly diverse array of football contributors, all united in their commitment to women's football and women in football.

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Kerry Harris

Kerry Harris

Chair

Kerry Harris is a CPA Fellow and a highly experienced sports administrator as well as former football player.

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Heather Reid AM

Heather Reid AM

Director

Heather is a pioneer, mentor, author and internationally recognised leader in the world game of football.

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Maria Berry

Maria Berry

Director

Maria Berry is a long-time participant in football as a player, coach, administrator and fan since beginning as a player in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne in 1979.

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Christina Chipman

Christina Chipman

Director

Christina Chipman is a creative, strategic marketing professional who builds strong relationships between purpose-led organisations and their communities.

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Cheryl Downes

Cheryl Downes

Deputy Chair

Cheryl Downes is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Beyond90.com.au

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Kieran Pender

Kieran Pender

Director

Kieran Pender is a lawyer, writer and academic.

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Tania Moreno

Tania Moreno

Director

Tania is a passionate player and coaches at a community level, focusing on working with Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) women and girls in the Melbourne area.

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Molly Appleton

Molly Appleton

Secretary

Molly Appleton is a law graduate from the University of Tasmania. Molly is a well-known writer and works currently as a journalist at The Advocate Newspaper

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Fatima Flores

Fatima Flores

Director

Fatima Flores holds a MBA in Sport Management and has launched a player agency business  – Level Playing Field Sports Agency – focusing on elite women athletes and coaches

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Kate Anthonisz

Kate Anthonisz

Director

Kate Anthonisz holds a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University and is the 2023-24 APAC leader for the Women+ Employee Relations Group at Atlassian, ensuring women have a voice in the technology industry and creating programs that help focus on gender equality.

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