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Fitzroy AGM: seeking new Directors


The Fitzroy Football Club (Incorporating the Fitzroy Reds) is seeking expressions of interest for new Directors for election at the 133rd annual general meeting at 2pm on Sunday 26 November in the community rooms at Brunswick Street Oval.

There are a number of Board vacancies and the club is particularly looking for people with the following mix of skills:

  • Sponsorship and income generation
  • Engaging our community and developing partnerships to achieve a sustainable financial future
  • Membership
  • Event management and
  • Professional communication.

These are full operational board roles which incorporate governance requirements (Fitzroy has a company structure), attendance at monthly meetings and significant work to run the portfolio. We are looking with people with the appropriate experience or skills and a willingness to roll their sleeves up and get involved. Please note only club members are eligible to nominate.

If you are interested in any of these roles, please contact company secretary Bill Atherton on 9580 6464 or

Paperwork needs to be lodged by Saturday 4 November.

The Board has nominated seven people for induction to life membership, which will be voted on at the AGM. The nominees are:

  • Richard Willingham 13 years as a player and coach
  • Ross Borland 10 years as a player
  • Jack Atkinson 10 years as a player
  • Rory Angiolella 10 years as a player
  • Kerry Winchester 10 years running the canteen and player meals
  • Grant Hammond 3 years as Uni Reds Coach and 7 years as Director
  • Sam Baker 10 years as a player.

All members are welcome to come along to the AGM and hear about the clubs results for the year.

A full notice of the AGM can be downloaded here.


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