Television sport presenter, reporter, producer, and commentator Stephanie Brantz will become an Appointed Director of Football NSW for the next two years.
Brantz’s appointment takes the number of women on the Football NSW board to two, alongside director Fiona Lang.
Brantz has been an integral figure in the Australian sports media landscape for years, and has also sat on the Board of Trustee at the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust.
She says she is looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead in the role at Football NSW.
“Having been involved in football for more than two decades in the media space and also as a coach and team manager at grassroots level, I’m looking forward to assisting the progression of the sport in NSW during an exciting and challenging time for the game,” Brantz said.
What a fantastic appointment!— Women Onside (@WomenOnside) January 18, 2021
Steph Brantz has been a top supporter of #WomenInFootball since the beginnings of the #WLeague.
And it’s great to see another woman on the @FootballNSW board. Next stop: 40%. https://t.co/QnFSKrBXuM
“We are delighted to have someone of Steph’s pedigree involved with our sport,” Football NSW Chairman Anter Isaac said about Brantz’s appointment.
“We are confident that Steph will complement the existing Directors and contribute greatly to the continued growth and success of Football NSW going forward.”
Brantz is an accomplished sports journalist and has had a diverse career in the media, working across many sporting programs and channels including SBS, ABC, Channel 9, Fox Sports and ESPN.
Most recently, she joined SEN 1170 radio as host of “Trailblazers with Stephanie Brantz’, a weekly program featuring long form interviews with trailblazing women in sport.
.@FootballAUS also recognises @FootballNSW for appointing another female leader to its Board of Directors.— Football Australia (@FootballAUS) January 18, 2021
Increasing the number of women in decision-making positions is a shared objective between Football Australia and its Member Federations.
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