Board of Directors

The Illawarra Academy of Sport is an independent, incorporated sporting organisation governed by a (maximum) nine member Board of Directors. The Board is elected from the Academy's members, comprising seven Foundation Members, seven Community Members, and an Alumni Member. 


Academy Membership

Foundation Members

  • Mayor of Kiama, Cr Mark Honey, represented by Cr. Mark Way
  • Mayor of Shellharbour City, Cr Marianne Saliba, represented by Mr. Brian Weir
  • Lord Mayor of Wollongong City, Cr Gordon Bradbery OAM, represented by Ms. Jenny Towers 
  • Mayor of Shoalhaven, Cr Amanda Findley, represented by Cr. John Wells
  • Mayor of Wingecarribee, Cr Duncan Gair, represented by Cr. Grahame Andrews
  • University of Wollongong, Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Wellings CBE, represented by Mr. Canio Fierravanti
  • Australian Institute of Sport, Director Peter Conde represented by Mr. Peter Bowman

Community Members

  • Kiama Community - Ms. Megan Hutchison
  • Shellharbour Community - Ms. Sharon Wingate
  • Shoalhaven Community - Mr. Lisa Kennedy
  • Wollongong Community - Mr. Scott Jones
  • Wollongong Community - Ms. Amy Duggan
  • Wollongong Community - Mr. Matt Ohara
  • Wingecarribee Community - Mr. Ian Campbell
  • Special Community - Mr. Paul Knight


Academy Board

  • President - Cr. John Wells
  • Vice-President - Ms. Sharon Wingate
  • Director - Ms. Amy Duggan
  • Director - Mr. Canio Fierravanti
  • Director - Mr. Grant Hughes
  • Director - Ms. Megan Hutchison
  • Director - Ms. Jenny Towers
  • Director - Cr. Grahame Andrews
  • Director - Mr. Brian Weir