The Board of Directors are the guardians of the Tour and are responsible for:
- Financial management
- Long range planning
- Direction of policy
- Management of the Tour
The authority and responsibility of the Board of Directors shall include, but not be limited to, financial planning, budgeting, tournament scheduling, tournament purses, tournament operations, sponsor relationships, member benefits, the promulgation of disciplinary regulations and material, legal and fiscal matters and tour policy.
The current structure of the Executive Board is as follows:
- Board Members x 3
Julia was elected as President of the ALPG at the AGM in March 2018.
Julia's perspective on her position as ALPG President;
"The ALPG is in a very strong position and there is so much positivity around women’s sports in Australia at the moment which we need to build upon. We have been working closely with our colleagues at Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia and it can only be beneficial to all of us in the industry to continue to work together for the betterment of our game in Australia"
Julia joined the board in 2016 having retired from four years playing in the USA on both the Symetra and LPGA tours. Prior to turning professional, Julia completed her Masters degree at Texas A&M University where she both competed and coached.
|Vice President - Currently Vacant
|Board Member - Jessica Cowie
Current Employment: Self Employed
Prior to turning professional Jessica attended the Australian College of Sport as a high-performance student-athlete, focusing on development and coaching pathways.
Jessica's perspective on her position in the ALPG Board
'I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such a brilliant group of board members and continue the growth of women’s golf in Australia. Our team has a wealth of experience and I look forward to working together in assisting our members in all aspects of the industry.'
|Player Board Member - Kylie Close
|Board Member - Terry Simpson
Current employment position: Business Development Specialist at Virgin Australia
|Board Member and Treasurer - Erin Kriess
|Board Member - Sam Squiers
Sam is an award-winning sports journalist with a strong passion for women in sport who has worked in the media for over a decade and is currently a Sports Reporter and Presenter for Channel 9 in Australia.
Sam also hosts the Kelloggs Nutri-Grain Ironman Series, Surfing Australia TV, Broncos Insider, Isuzu QLD Golf Open, Ocean Thunder Surf Boat Series, has been a guest presenter on Getaway and hosts Channel 9’s Women in Sport podcast “In Her Court”.
Herself a keen sportswoman; Sam rows surf boats, runs marathons, plays golf and competes in netball, softball and basketball.
|Board Advisor - Eugenie Buckley
Current employment position: Suiko Consulting
Position title: Principal
Eugénie has recently designed optimal competition models and club ownership structures for Football Federation Australia and Basketball Australia, conducted reviews and developed best practice documentation for NRL and assisted Tourism and Events Queensland with major events strategy
In the past she has held positions as CEO Brisbane Roar FC, CEO/Tournament Director International Cricket Council Women’s World Cup 2009, Senior Counsel Legal and Business affairs International Cricket Council, General Manager Legal and Business Affairs Football Federation Australia, Head of Legal and Commercial Rugby World Cup 2003, and CEO Australian Professional Footballers Association.