It is with great pleasure that we announce to you today the appointment of two new directors to the Board of Disability Sports Australia.
John Croll has worked in the media industry for more than 30 years and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Isentia in 1999. He has led the company through private ownership, private equity with Quadrant Private Equity and finally an Initial Public Offering on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2014. John is a Life Fellow of the International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communications (AMEC), a Life Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. John was previously the Vice President of the Australian Paralympic Committee.
Liz Rushbrook is a registered Medical Practitioner with a speciality in Medical Administration. Her medical interests include sports medicine, clinical governance and disaster and operational management. With 25 years of experience in the Navy and Australian Defence Force, she reached the rank of Commodore and has provided services in the areas of Navy Operations, Sports Medicine and Disaster Management. Liz recently transitioned from Defence and currently works within Queensland Health providing medical leadership at Metro North Hospital and Health Service and the Prince Charles Hospital. Liz is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators. She also supports the Royal Australian Navy through board membership of the Fleet Command Board and is a Director of Team Rubicon Australia. Her passions include Medicine, Sport and Governance.
Steve Loader, Chairman of DSA said, “DSA is pleased to welcome Dr Elizabeth Rushbrook and Mr John Croll to the DSA Board. Elizabeth and John bring a wealth of experience to DSA as we seek to help people with a physical disability develop and engage with the community through sports participation and recreational opportunities. Through its programs and support, DSA continues to change lives through sport.”
DSA is committed to excellence in all aspects of our operations so that we can effectively and sustainably work to change lives through sport. John and Liz bring to the board a wealth of experience and a passion for disability sport, and we welcome them to the organisation!