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Mitchell will play: Clarkson

HAWTHORN midfielder Sam Mitchell is set to line up against Geelong on Easter Monday, coming through a fitness test on Sunday morning with few problems.

2:21pm  Apr 20, 2014

Five to watch: Cats v Hawks

With the Hawks ready to take on Geelong on Easter Monday, hawthornfc.com.au looks at the five key players who could impact the result.

11:25am  Apr 20, 2014

Midfielders hold Easter Monday key: Ratten

Brett Ratten says winning the midfield battle will be critical in the Easter Monday blockbuster against Geelong if the Hawks are to record back-to-back wins over the Cats.

11:24pm  Apr 19, 2014

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The Board

Board Profiles

Andrew Newbold - President

Andrew Newbold is a lawyer with over 20 years experience in practicing law.

He was a founding Director of a renewable energy business which he sold to Origin Energy at the beginning of 2009. Since that time, Newbold has been pursuing a variety of business interests.

Andrew has served on the Hawthorn Board since 2003. He was instrumental in negotiating the Club's move to Waverley Park and was elected as President in 2011, succeeding Jeff Kennett.


 



 

Geoff Harris - Vice President

Geoff Harris was appointed to the board in June 2004. He was instrumental in establishing a new portfolio within the board for new HFC business initiatives, and is responsible for chairing that sub committee. Geoff is a founding partner and substantial shareholder of Flight Centre Ltd, a director and substantial shareholder in Boost Juice, a director and shareholder in Top Deck Travel UK.
 


 


 



 

Jason Dunstall - Director

After playing 269 games with the Club between 1985-1998, Jason Dunstall joined the board in April 2004 and is a member of the football sub committee. He acted as Hawthorn's interim chief executive from August to October 2004 in what was an important restructure of the Club.
 


 


 



 
 



Richard Garvey - Director

Richard Garvey is currently a consultant and financial adviser to of a well known Melbourne family and is involved in the management of their private investment interests. He is also a member of the advisory boards for several family owned businesses and was a Board Member of the Australian Institute of Management - Victoria and Tasmania for 11 years until December 2011 including 4 years as President and a National Board Member.

Prior to his current role Richard spent 34 years in chartered accounting. Richard was also the audit partner for Hawthorn Football Club between 1998 and 2007 and was appointed a Director of the Club in October 2010.

 



Andrew Kaye - Director

Andrew Kaye was appointed to the Board in February 2011. He is a longstanding Hawthorn member. He is a neurosurgeon, and is the Professor of Surgery and Head of the Department of Surgery at The University of Melbourne, The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Director of the Department of Neurosurgery at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He has had extensive experience in education, training and research. He is the Chairman of the Board of the New Zealand South Island Neurosurgery Service.

 
 

 



Martin Ralston - Director

Martin Ralston was elected to the Hawthorn Football Club Board at the 2005 Annual General Meeting. He currently serves as a committee member of the Moonee Valley Racing Club and is a non executive director of DWS and Box Hill Hawks. Martin's business skills are in information technology and strategic business planning.

 
 


 


 

Bruce Stevenson - Director

Bruce was appointed to the Hawthorn Football Club Board of Directors in 2013. He is a 1971 Premiership player, a Life Member of the Club and has been a Nominee/Director of the Hawthorn Football Club Foundation since 2010. In business, Bruce owned and operated Stevenson Automotive from 1989 to 2011. This Company operated Toyota and Audi Motor Dealerships across Tasmania. He is also the former Chairman and Founding Director of the Tastel Community Telco.


 

 
 

 

 

Richard Amos - Director

Richard is a Managing Director of leading business and communication strategy firm Royce and his relationship with the Club has spanned over two decades. Recruited to the Hawks in 1979, Richard played from 1980-1982 and was involved with the Club as an anti-merger campaigner in 1996 before he joined the Board for two years from 1998-2000.