VAFA Admin Staff

Jason Reddick

Chief Executive Officer

Jason joined the VAFA as CEO in June 2022, having served 28 years in the football industry in executive positions at Carlton Football Club (CFO 1994-2015) and Williamstown Football Club (CEO 2015-2021). Most recently, Jason was the GM Partnerships, Fundraising and Communications for national sport and recreational charity, Reclink Australia.

Jason is a former player, committee member and life member at Therry Penola AFC.

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Dale Christie

General Manager Football & Umpiring

Dale joined the VAFA in June 2023 as Football Operations Manager.

Dale comes to the VAFA following his time as General Manager at De La Salle Football Club where he oversaw football and match day operations and was the key liaison between De La Salle and the VAFA and clubs.

Dale enjoys watching most sports with Tottenham Hotspur FC, Collingwood FC, and Casey-South Melbourne CC being his favourite teams.

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Gabriella Martin

Football Operations Manager

Gabriella joined the VAFA in April 2023 as Football Operations Coordinator.

Gabriella comes to the VAFA from the Frankston District Netball Association where she held the role as Scheduling Manager, whilst she has also completed placements and internships at Sandringham Football Club and Hockey Victoria in the competitions and operations departments.

Gabriella loves nothing more than attending Western Bulldogs matches with her family and friends and loves to head down to Phillip Island for a surf in her spare time.

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Stephen Privitera

Umpire Operations Manager

Stephen joined the VAFA in January 2022 as Umpire Operations Manager.

Stephen has spent eight years working at Football Victoria, in the roles of Referees Education Coordinator and Referees Operations and Appointments Manager.

Stephen is interested in all sports and has completed a Bachelor of Business in Sport Management at Deakin University. He is a passionate Carlton Football Club member who enjoys going to games with his family and friends.

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Glen Towers

Chief Commercial Officer

Glen joined the VAFA in March 2022 in the newly created General Manager Commercial and Media role. Glen has spent his professional career working across the sporting and entertainment fields with companies such as the AFL, Cricket Australia, Basketball Australia and the Melbourne Storm.

Glen has worked across both large and small organisations and has a blend of excellent strategic experience mixed with a hands-on tactical approach.

Glen has a passion for sports and is actively involved in community cricket with the Deakin Cricket Club.

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Cameron Voss

Media Manager (P/T)

Cameron joined the VAFA in December 2021 as Media Manager. Following nine years at the AFL in the Media department, Cameron focused on his own digital sports media business, before joining the VAFA in a part-time capacity.

Cameron has experience with media and communications at club level, having been involved at the Hampton Rovers AFC. He has a keen interest across multiple sports, enjoys playing tennis and golf, and loves a pot and parma.

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Jason Bennett

Broadcast & Content Manager

Experienced football broadcaster Jason Bennett joined the VAFA in April 2024 as Broadcast & Content Manager. Having spent more than thirty years involved in various roles at AFL, VFL, AFLW & local level, Jason is excited by the opportunity to join Australia’s largest community football competition.

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Susan Miller

Marketing & Events Manager

Susan joined the VAFA in June 2021 as Administration Officer.

With a background spanning the Travel and Sporting industries, Susan has diversified her skills in marketing, sales, and event planning. In January 2024, Susan earned a promotion to Marketing & Events Manager, within the Commercial & Media Team.

Susan is a passionate Navy Blues supporter, regularly attending footy matches, and also loves watching the cricket. Committed to a balanced lifestyle, she stays fit through a mix of swimming and pilates.

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Sean Walker

General Manager Community & Club Support

Sean joined the VAFA in May 2021 as Club Development Manager.

Previously, Sean worked as a physical education teacher in Melbourne’s North-West and at SEDA College before stints in Western Australia, South Australia and, most recently, at Tennis Victoria.

He loves a hit of both golf and tennis, watching Essendon FC and walking his retired greyhound, Rosie.

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Pranav Menon

Club Support Coordinator

Pranav joined the VAFA in January 2024 as Club Support Coordinator.

Pranav comes to the VAFA from AFL North East Border where he held the role as League Operations Manager for the Ovens and King FNL and Wangaratta & District JFL. Prior to AFL NEB, Pranav also worked as a Game Development Officer at AFL Victoria delivering participation programs. Prior to this he held a Sport & Recreation Development Officer role at Sport North East where he collaborated with VicHealth, Sport & Recreation Victoria and LGAs delivering participation & club development programs.

Pranav enjoys watching Richmond and plays Premier Cricket for the Prahran Cricket Club. In his spare time, he enjoys reading books, visiting beaches and being in the gym.

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Karen Bennett

Finance & Administration Officer (P/T)

Karen joined the VAFA at the end of February 2023 as Finance/Administration Officer.

Karen has had experience in various Administration roles in small business and not for profit organisations.

She has lived in the Bayside area for 20 years and during that time has made a significant contribution at the community football level.

Karen loves heading down to Ocean Grove on the weekends outside of footy and keeping fit.

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