Directors/Executives

Bruce Christison

Chief Executive / Company Secretary

Chief Executive & Company Secretary Appointed 1st September 2014. Former Operations Manager (2004-2014) and Financial Controller (1994-2004) – Club Menangle; Former Secretary Australian Pacing Gold (2004-2009); Former Assistant Financial Controller Westpac Travel (1991-1994). Director of Racing Corp Pty Ltd; Secretary Club Menangle Syndications; Member of the Finance and Development Work Group; Member of the Marketing, Catering and Events Work Group; Member of the Media and Communications Work Group.

Kerrie Wadwell

Business Operations Manager

Business Operations Manager since 2015. Bachelor of Business (Club & Gaming Mgmt), Certified Club Manager (CCM) Club Managers Association Australia. Over 18 years gaming and hospitality experience; previous positions held General Manager Drummoyne RSL, Project/ Client Service Manager APAC (IGT) International Gaming Technologies and Business Partnership Manager (TGS) Tabcorp Gaming Solutions.

Chris Bolenski

Finance Manager

Finance Manager since 2004. Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting); Over 17 years accounting experience with a Financial Accounting and Audit background; Previously held audit positions with KPMG and Deloitte.

David Wonson

Racing Manager

Racing Manager since 2004

Ray Sharman

Chairman / Director

22 years a Director - Chairman. Deputy Chairman (2007-2013). Executive Director (2001-2007). Licensee of a conveyancing practice in south-west Sydney; Hospital Scientist; Bachelor of Science; Diploma of Law; former Delegate to Harness Racing Australia; former Director of Racingcorp Pty Ltd; Director Club Menangle Syndications; Representative Harness Industry Consultative Group. Member of the Media and Communications Work Group.

Peter Plummer

Deputy Chairman / Director

9 years a Director - Deputy Chairman. Former Chairman Harness Racing Clubs Committee; Delegate for Harness Racing Clubs Committee; Committee Member NSW Owners Association; former Vice President NSW Breeders Association; Director Club Menangle Syndications; Chairman of the Racing Workgroup; Member of Facilities, Track and Infrastructure Work Group.

Peter Sullivan

Director / Executive Director

7 years a Director - Executive Director. Company Director; Director of Australian Pacing Gold; Chairman of the Facilities, Track and Infrastructure Work Group.

Michael Brown

Director

2 years a Director. Director of Michael Brown Planning Strategies Pty Ltd; Qualified Mediator (Australian Commercial Disputes Centre); Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Planning); Diploma in Local Government Management; Associate Diploma in Town and Country Planning; Delegate for Harness Racing Clubs Committee; Chairman of the Marketing, Catering and Events Work Group; Member of the Facilities, Track and Infrastructure Work Group.

Robert Marshall

Director

2 years a Director. Latin Master at Kambala School; Master of Arts Degree (University of Sydney); Diploma in Education; Senior Partner in ‘Roads to Rome’ Educational Consultancy; Club Menangle Delegate to Harness Racing Australia; Member of the Media and Communications Work Group; Member of the Racing Work Group; Member of the Marketing, Catering and Events Work Group; Former Chairman of the Inter Dominion Harness Racing Council; Former Member of Harness Racing NSW; Former Member of the Greyhound and Harness Racing Regulatory Authority; Former Executive Member of the Club Menangle.

William Ellis

Director

Appointed 24 October 2015 Journalist (Consolidated Press 1964-1972; News Limited 1972-2008 including Olympic News Team 2000 and editor harness racing content, Daily Telegraph); Trainer-driver 1969-2007 with A-Grade licences from 1975; Foundation member, NSW Harness Racing Media Guild and President from 1990-2008; Member former Harness Racing Advisory Council 1996; Advisor to NSW Harness Racing Appeals 2012-2015.

Graeme Campbell

Director

Mr Campbell has specialised in the area of liquor and hospitality for over 30 years in corporate consultancy services with particular emphasis on hotels and registered clubs. Current Board appointments include; Ainsworth Game Technology, Director of Liquor Marketing Group Limited (Bottle Mart); Non-executive Director of Lantern Hotels Group; and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Illawarra Catholic Club Group. Previous Board appointments include; Chairman of Harness Racing NSW; Director of Central Coast Stadium; and Director of Blue Pyrenees Wines. Mr Campbell is a recipient of the J.P. Stratton award and the Ern Manea Gold Medal and was an inductee of the Inter Dominion Hall of Fame in February 2014.

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