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The Team

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Maurice Gleeson OAM


Maurice is the CEO and President of Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria, where he leads a team of 8 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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Susan Marshall

Administration Manager

Susan has worked for Blind Sports & Recreation Victoria since 2006 in an administration capacity, bringing skills and experience she acquired whilst working for Vision Australia (formerly Association for the Blind) for 17 years. 

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Jenny Dodd

Program Manager

After commencing with BSRV as a Volunteer in 2014, Jenny now coordinates our Volunteer program, while assisting with program support and adminstration. Jenny has a background in Marketing management and teaches Qigong, yoga and meditation.

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Miriam Bilander

Program Manager

Miriam coordinates the Walking with Willpower program in Melbourne's Northern and Western suburbs, while also planning and implementing sport and recreation activities for adults and children with vision loss. She is also involved in training delivery.

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Rachel DeSumma

Program Manager

Rachel is responsible for planning, developing and implementing BSRV's walking programs, while also developing and expanding BSRV's programs at leisure facilities. Rachel also assists with BSRV's Mentor and Ambassador programs.

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Tegan Allen

Assistant Program Coordinator

Tegan supports the planning, development and delivery of BSRV's programs. With a background in Access and Inclusion roles in local government, Tegan brings her experience in community engagement and event planning to this role.