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The Board

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Maurice Gleeson OAM


Maurice is the CEO and President of Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria, where he leads a team of five staff and oversees Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria's entirely Voluntary Executive Committee. A keen and long-term advocate for people with vision loss

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Jane Florindo


Jane joined Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria's Executive Committee as Treasurer in 2015.  During the past 10 years, she has worked in a variety of different corporate roles as an advisor/consultant at Deloitte Australia.

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Gillian Manson


Gillian is the Vice President of Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria, and has been part of the Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria Executive since 2012. Gillian is an experienced sports administrator in both paid and volunteer capacities.

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Tessa Sullivan

Committee member

Tessa Sullivan is a wife and mother of three. She has a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, a Master of Laws (Juris Doctorate) from Monash University and a Diploma of Legal Practice from the Australian National University.

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Kaine Reynolds


Kaine joined Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria as Secretary in 2023. His leadership role within the Victorian TAFE sector covers the provision of disability support; and student equity and engagement. Kaine has a Bachelor of Commerce (Sport Management).

Our Patrons

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Charlie Pickering


Charlie Pickering is an Australian television presenter and comedian. His commitment to Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria is to increase awareness of the many sporting and recreational activities that are available to people who are blind.