The Collingwood board met today to appoint a president and vice-presidents for 2022.

Jeff Browne was elected the club’s 14th president and Jodie Sizer and Paul Licuria vice-presidents. All appointments were unanimous.

Jeff was confirmed as a director on Thursday evening at the Collingwood 2021 annual general meeting.

At the AGM, Renee Roberts and Barry Carp were also elected to the board and director Christine Holgate was returned.

The Collingwood board of seven for 2022 comprises Jeff Browne, Barry Carp, Renee Roberts, Christine Holgate, Paul Licuria, Jodie Sizer and Mark Korda.

Jeff comes to Collingwood having been the external lawyer for the AFL for 22 years who created the competition agreements for all clubs, the racial vilification policy, the players’ collective bargaining agreements, media rights agreements and rules for the salary cap and national draft.

Jeff was made a Life Member of the AFL for services to the game.

His business background has included time as Managing Director of the Nine Network. He is currently chairman of the Walkinshaw Automotive Group and chairman of ASX listed investment bank MA Financial Group.

President’s address to members

Jeff Browne will address the club’s members at 4pm today.

What: President’s address to members
When: 4pm today     
How: via video stream. Please visit the club’s website.
Vision: Broadcast quality vision of the stream will be distributed to media.