Our Committee

WA iSports Incorporated Members elect Committee Members to provide advice in areas of strategy,  policy and operations. The WA iSports Committee and office is made up of experienced and committed people from a range of disciplines in and out of the disability and sports sectors. 2021 also the formation of the Athletes Committee, providing invaluable support to the future direction of WA iSports Incorporated.

Dianne Needham

Secretary

Josef Bandera

Josef Bandera

Athlete Representative

Josef was a founding member of WA iSports and has been Athlete Representative on the Committee since the club commenced.

 

Josef spends most of his time working as a volunteer for iSports, when he is not volunteering for the club, he shares his passion for inclusion as a public speaker.  Josef participates in a number of activities with iSports each week, he also assists in delivering a program to students from College Row School and is looking forward to setting up his own small business this year.

 

Josef is a passionate advocate for people with disability, he liaises with State and Federal Ministers communicating issues of importance and was a co-researcher on the City of Bunbury’s MARCIA (Most Accessible Regional City in Australia) project.

 

Josef was recognised for his commitment to sports and community when he was named as a finalist in the Regional Achievement Awards, he was recipient of the WADSA Sports Star of the Year in 2017.  

 

Josef is enjoying being part of the Athlete Leadership Committee and embraces taking their ideas to the broader Committee. In his role on the Management Committee Josef passionately presents the perspective of the athlete.

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Prianka Shivran

Treasurer

Ron Trezise

Sports Director

Ron commenced his journey with WA iSports as a golf coach, since then he has upskilled and is now head coach for basketball, bocce and boccia. Ron has also delivered athletics, AFL and the iSports music program.

Ron’s dedication to iSports was recognised in 2019 when he was awarded a Life Membership.  

When Ron is not volunteering for WA iSports he is a consultant, he provides options for solar power for private residences and business ‘s.

Michelle Benjamin

Ordinary Committee Member

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Tom Busher

Ordinary Committee Member

Allison Burnett

Allison Burnett

Chair

Allison has extensive experience in leadership and has been the Chair of a number of not-for-profit organisations in the South West. When she is not volunteering for WA iSports Allison is  General Manager – Customer Focus for Access Plus WA Deaf.

 

Allison holds a Graduate Diploma of Management, Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety, Diploma of Quality Auditing, and Diploma of Training Development and Design. Allison started her career as a secondary school teacher, she undertook studies in educational support and has delivered Nationally Recognised qualifications in Disability.

 

Allison was Chair when the club first started, she stepped down to the role of Vice Chair in 2020 and now returns, looking forward to introducing new innovations whilst building sustainability. She enjoys being part of a professional and dynamic Committee and working with members of iSports in this challenging yet rewarding role.

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