Acknowledgements

Girls Sport Victoria Inc (GSV) commends the Principals of the original 24 participating schools for their vision and commitment to the ongoing development of girl’s school sport.

Early in 1999 Mrs Fiona Preston was appointed as Project Officer. Working collaboratively with all of the 24 schools and the Heads of Sport Programme Planning Committee she developed the sport programme for 2001. We thank her and the committee for their insightful planning particularly those who have worked diligently on the GSV project since its inception; Craig Harris, Debbie Bennett, Cathy Hunt, June Ward, Fiona Shepherd (1999), Jennifer McIntyre (2000), Andrew Potter (2000) and Dean Rossato (2000).

GSV extends its thanks to the significant role that has been played by the Presidents of the Association – Mrs Christine Briggs (1999 – 2001), Dr Anne Hunt (2001 – 2002), Ms Rosa Storelli (2002), Dr Jane Munro (2002 – 2003), Mrs Margaret Webb (2003 – 2007), Dr Susan Stevens (2007 – 2013), Mrs Christine Jenkins (2013 – 2015), Ms Linda Douglas (2015 – 2019) and Mrs Kristy Kendall (2019 – current). GSV expresses its sincere appreciation to all Directors of Sport and Physical Education and Sport staff for their continuing support and contribution to GSV.

GSV continues to thrive on support from a very talented team of resourceful personnel. A sincere thank you is extended to the many Sport Working Committees who have contributed to the planning and for preparation of their particular sport(s).

GSV thanks Tim Frampton (O’Donnell, Frampton, Salzano Lawyers) who continues to willingly share his knowledge and experiences and has helped to guide the development of GSV. We thank Peter Court and staff of Singleton, Ogilvy and Mather for the creation of the GSV logo. Thanks are extended to the many Victorian Sport Associations and Organisations for supporting the development of GSV, particularly those involved in the Year 7 Expo.

We wish to acknowledge the many Victorian Sports Associations and Organisations for supporting the development of GSV. We thank them for their expertise and guidance in their particular sports.

GSV expresses its sincere appreciation to the staff at Melbourne Girls Grammar for their support of the administration activities of GSV at their school from inception to 2018. The GSV Office is now located at Sports House, Albert Park.

GSV expresses its appreciation to the office staff for their continuing excellence in the presentation of sporting programs. We wish to acknowledge Fiona Preston (2001), Katrina Wood (2001), Ingrid Burfurd (2002), Jenny Avon (2002 – 2003), Kim Taylor (2002 – 2003), Angie Wilson (2004), Tania Hynes-Ronchi (2004), Jo a’Beckett (2003- 2006), Kelly Featherston (2007 – 2009), Leonie Mawkes (2005 – 2015), Crystal Cheung (2015 – current), Annie Gibson (2010 – current) and Meredith Prime (2001 – current).

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  • Shelford
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