Sue Gliddon

Board Chair

Experienced and dedicated industry leader in sport with a history of working in the not-for-profit, university, and sports industries. A strong advocate of values-driven behaviours and organisational culture.

Sue is currently the National Governance Specialist for Masters Swimming Australia and an experienced Director and Chair for an Olympic sport at a National level. As a volunteer, she currently Chairs the National Team Selection Committee for a National Sport and is an elected  member of a sub committee for an International Sporting Federation.

Bringing a comprehensive understanding of sport from participation through to High Performance to deliver effective and efficient governance practices, Sue looks forward to creating positive whole of sport strategic outcomes for the water polo community.

Anthony Rowbottam

Board Deputy Chair

Anthony brings to the Board 35 years’ experience in establishing and managing multi-skilled teams to develop long term community projects, generally in partnership with Governments, and funded by third parties. These projects are heavily reliant on community development, engagement and infrastructure deliverables. Anthony’s current position as General Manager Development for Lendlease is to lead the business in WA. He heads up strategy and delivery, political engagement and EHS and leads a team of 60.

Emily Randall


Emily is an experienced senior leader focusing in areas such as corporate partnerships, governance, strategic planning and organisational change management. An experienced Industry Association CEO, Emily holds an MBA and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Alex Pirone


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Mark Waters


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Leanne Kelly


Leanne has been involved in water polo for almost 50 years, in WA and Victoria. Leanne has played at club and state level as well as coaching at club, state and national level. Leanne is current coaching the pink pointers Masters Water Polo Club.

Leanne has previously served on the Water Polo WA Board, including time as Chair. Leanne has also been involved in the administration of other sports including volleyball, hockey and cricket.

As a professional, Leanne has her on legal firm specialising in Family Law.

Anouska Barnes


Anouska has been involved in Water Polo for over 20 years. at a regional level. Having administered Country Championships, AYC teams and in recent years holding executive postitions with Geraldton Water Polo Assocation places Anouska in a great place to be an active contributor to the Water Polo WA Board. Professional Anouska is a full time primary school teacher specalising in Aborignal education

Danielle Woodhouse


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Audit and Finance Committee

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Governance, Risk & Nominations Committee

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Advisory Groups

Competition Advisory Group

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High Performance Advisory Group

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Officials Advisory Group

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Regional Advisory Group

Representatives of the following clubs:

Karratha WPC, Port Hedland WPC, Geraldton WPC, Peel WPC, Bunbury WPC, Mandurah WPC

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