Men of League Foundation is comprised of registered members, local committees, state-based staff and the national board, all working together to assist the men, women and children of the rugby league community.

National Board

Honorary Positions

Name Position
The Hon. John Fahey AC Patron
Ron Coote AM Honorary President

National Board

Name Position
Prof the Hon. Stephen Martin Chairman
Helen Wood Grant Deputy Chair
Brad Howell Board Member
Alan Sullivan QC Board Member
Geoff Thoroughgood OAM Board Member


Wellbeing Committee

Geoff Thoroughgood OAM (Chair)
Greg McCallum (External)
Ken Vessey (External)
Shontelle Stowers

Finance, Audit & Risk Committee

Alan Sullivan QC (Chair)
Brad Howell
Darryl Van de Velde

Marketing, Partnership, Communications & Membership Committee

Helen Wood Grant (Chair)
Mary Konstantopoulos (External)

NSW Committees

QLD Committees

Other Committees


Name Position
Stephen Lowndes Chief Executive Officer
Vanessa Bolzan National Manager – Membership and Fundraising
Debbie Rowley National Manager – Partnerships
Jessica Macartney National Manager – Wellbeing
Kellie-Ann Furner National Manager – Administration
Bruce Walker New South Wales Manager
Andrew Blucher Queensland Manager
Mark Bunting Queensland Wellbeing Manager
Jodie Watson Queensland Events Manager
Belinda Perry Queensland Administration Officer
Paula Feagaiga Membership and Database Executive
Christina Rallis Marketing & Events Coordinator
Tony Luck Financial Controller
James Rayment Financial and Administration Assistant