Woman of Power to Join the Board
The Williamstown Football Club board has extended an invitation to Paula Conboy to join the Club as a director.
A Williamstown resident and Gulls coterie member, Ms Conboy is currently the State Member and Chair of the Australian Energy Regulator. Paula has over 20 years experience in public utility regulation in both Australia and Canada and has a strong skill set in business strategy, corporate governance, media/communications and diversity.
Over her career, Paula has worked as:
- Economist at the now Productivity Commission
- Senior Economist at Sydney Water Corporation
- Board member of Ontario Energy Board, Canada
- Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs at PowerStream Inc., Canada
- Mentor with International Confederation of Energy Regulators' (ICER) Women in Energy initiative.
President Trevor Monti announced "We are excited to have a person of Paula's calibre join our board. Paula presented very professionally and given her background and experience, we are extremely confident that she will make a great contribution to the Williamstown Football Club."
Paula and husband Ron, moved to Williamstown in 2014 with their two teenage children, one of whom is a national level ice hockey player. Paula herself has a background in athletics where she competed at a national level, which provides her with an understanding of high level athletes.
Paula stated "I'm very pleased to come on board such a traditional yet extremely progressive Club. I look forward to working with the Williamstown Football Club Board and all our various stakeholders, to continue the growth of this great Club."
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