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
Brad Howell Board Member
Alan Sullivan QC Board Member
Geoff Thoroughgood Board Member
Alan Tongue Board Member
Darryl Van de Velde Board Member
Helen Wood Grant Board Member


Name Position
Frank Barrett Chief Executive Officer
Emile Assaf National Manager Corporate Services
Vanessa Bolzan National Manager – Membership and Fundraising
Kellie-Ann Furner National Manager – Administration
David Shillington Queensland Manager
Bruce Walker New South Wales Manager
Mark Bunting Queensland Wellbeing and Education Officer
Samantha James Queensland Events Manager
Belinda Perry Queensland Administration
Paula Feagaiga Membership and Database Executive
Hayley Clift Administration Support