The AFL wishes to advise Brisbane Lions Head of Women’s Football Breeanna Brock and West Coast Eagles AFLW Operations and Wellbeing Manager Michelle Cowan will join the AFL Women’s Competition Committee ahead of its third meeting for 2021 today, Wednesday July 14.
Breeanna Brock started her football career with AFLNT as the Darwin Regional Manager where she was tasked with enhancing women and girls' participation in the region.
She then progressed to AFL Queensland where she played a key role in creating a full playing pathway for women and girls in the sunshine state as the Female Programs Coordinator before joining the Lions as their Head of Women’s Football ahead of the inaugural season of the NAB AFL Women’s Competition.
AFL General Manager Women’s Football Nicole Livingstone said she was pleased Bree will be joining the Committee.
“Bree is a great leader for the Brisbane Lions and a fantastic advocate for women’s football across all levels of the game” Ms. Livingstone said.
“It is great to have people of their calibre joining the AFLW Competition Committee and we look forward to their valuable insights and expertise as we head into Season Six of the Competition.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank departing members Phil Harper (Adelaide Crows), Laura Kane (North Melbourne), Peta Searle (St Kilda) and Alicia Janz (West Coast Eagles) for their contribution as committee members.”
The AFLW Competition Committee members in attendance at today’s meeting are as follows:
Simone Wilkie AO (AFL)
Nicole Livingstone (AFL)
Andrew Dillon (AFL)
Brett Murphy (AFLPA)
Phil Harper (Adelaide Crows)
Diana Taylor (Geelong Cats)
Mark Evans (Gold Coast SUNS)
Alicia Eva (GWS GIANTS)
Laura Kane (North Melbourne)
Brendon Gale (Richmond)
Jessica Burger (Collingwood)