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Fitness Australia announce the election of three new members to its Board of Directors

Fitness Australia announce the election of three new members to its Board of Directors
November 19, 2019

Fitness Australia has today revealed the results from the recent Board of Directors election, with three new faces - Chantal Brodrick, Jen Dugard and Ty Menzies - set to serve as Board members.

AusREPs Brodrick and Dugard along with business member Ty Menzies, Chief Executive of Lift Brands Asia Pacific, are the newly elected members of the Fitness Australia Board of Directors who will be officially appointed at the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 26th November in Sydney.

Jayne Blake, Chairperson of Fitness Australia says “Jen, Chantal and Ty are each very highly respected and skilled professionals who have already contributed to the fitness industry in a major way over many years.

“Fitness Australia’s Directors and I are very excited about what these new Board members will bring to the team, and what’s to come for Fitness Australia.

“Our organisation will continue to support the industry through advocacy at all levels of Government, the media, and the general public as well as collaboratively set industry standards and support a high quality workforce.

“Our members embody a well-recognised international standard for which we’re extremely proud to be representing, so that the Australian public can access quality physical activity services whilst living an active lifestyle.

“Congratulations in particular to Jen Dugard and Chantal Brodrick for being the first two AusREPs to be elected onto Fitness Australia’s Board of Directors - paving the way for others AusREPs to come."

The Board is responsible for providing strategic leadership to Fitness Australia within a framework of prudent and effective controls and establishing the organisation’s vision, mission, values and standards of conduct in the interests of industry members, stakeholders and the communities in which it operates.

Existing business member Justin McDonell, Co-Founder & Chairman of Anytime Fitness Australia and Collective Wellness Group, will continue to serve as an elected Business Member on the Board.

Blake added “I would like to thank all candidates that nominated for the Board positions and all past and current Board Members for the passion and commitment to make a difference to our industry and the wellbeing of all Australians.”

AusREPs and Business Members are invited to attend the AGM in person or via teleconference on Tuesday 26th November.

Please RSVP by Friday 22nd November 2019 to Liz Richardson of Fitness Australia on email: or call 1300 211 311.

Images show (from left): Chantal Brodrick, Jen Dugard and Ty Menzies.

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