Board Directors as elected at the 2018 Netball NT AGM
Catherine Sansom is been the NT Netball President since 2016.
Catherine is currently a primary school teacher and recently a mum to a beautiful daughter.
Being 11 years in the Territory, She has been a coach of many school teams and also a manager of the Netball NT teams.
For 5 years Catherine was the President of Palmerston Netball Association and successfully grew the association after the opening of the new courts.
Catherine’s words: “My passion is to ensure that all members of the NT community can experience this amazing sport and have access to the best facilities and coaches.”
Melissa Yates: Treasurer
Melissa is an Associate with Ward Keller Lawyers working in in their succession and estate planning and civil litigation (specialising in construction litigation) areas.
A Solicitor with over 10 years’ experience, Melissa has graduate and post-graduate qualifications in Law, Accounting and Biotechnology.
She has been a member of boards and local not-for-profit incorporated associations (including a ministerial appointment to Bremer TAFE in Queensland) for nearly 20 years and brings a great deal of governance, risk management and corporate experience to the board, with a passion for using her skills and experience to benefit the local community.
Karen Bouhoris: Nominated Director
Mark Coffey : Elected Director
Neil Forsyth : Elected Director
Neil is currently employed by Honeywell Australia as the NT Operations Manager.
He was previously employed by DMS Maritime in multiple roles including project and operations management.
Neil joined the Australian Navy in 1990 and contributed 18 years’ service in many roles and theaters of operations
Neil is been a member of the Board of Netball NT since May 2016 and a member of the Governance Sub Committee since 2017.
Neil has qualification in Business, Training and Maritime Operations, He has studied Organisational Leadership with the University of New England and currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Project Management with Southern Cross University.
Apart from Neil is linked with many other activity as:-
Sacred Heart Catholic School in Palmerston (2009-2014) – Chairperson
MacKillop Catholic College (2013 – 2017) – Chairperson
Mash Netball Club (2016 – Current) – Committee, Coach (Intermediate Qualified)
Palmerston Netball Association (2015 – current) – Rep Coach & Manager (13’s and 15’s)
Southern Districts Football Club (2016 – Current) – Sports Trainer (Level 1)
School Sports NT (2017 & 2018) – Sports Trainer (Adelaide, Werribee & Darwin)
Tahlia Lee : Nominated Director
Shannon Millar : Elected Director
Josine Wynberg : Nominated Director
Life Members of Netball NT
1988 Shirley Richards
1991 Patricia Gallagher
1991 Ann Hosking
1991 Margaret McPherson
1999 Sandy Mackintosh
1999 Karen Schneider
1999 Riley Wing
2011 Helen Smith
2011 David Yeaman
2011 Thea Pearce