Our Board

Suzanne Ardagh board member of West Coast Fever

Suzanne Ardagh

Chairperson 

Suzanne brings more than 30 years of international management experience in higher education, corporate and professional services associations. With an extensive background in corporate governance, business development, strategic marketing, communications and international affairs, Suzanne will use her role to build on the Club’s position as a leader in elite women’s sport. As a Director, Suzanne has served on both international and national Boards in the health sector, education, international aid development and the Arts.

Kylie Chamberlain board member of West Coast Fever

Kylie Chamberlain

Non-Executive Director

A current Director of Herman Property Group, Kylie possesses an exceptional knowledge of the corporate and finance sectors, having also previously worked for ANZ, Macquarie and St George Bank’s. Netball also plays a prominent role in her life, as both a fan and former player of note, having been a member of the Perth Orioles team from 1997-98 and represented Western Australia in State open and underage teams throughout the nineties.

Fran Lawrence board member of West Coast Fever

Fran Lawrence

Board Director

Currently the Director of Corporate Affairs at Cannings Purple, Fran was a senior journalist and section editor at The West Australian for almost a decade, before moving into the communications sector in 2007, and joining Cannings Purple in 2015. Fran is a corporate communications specialist and strategic adviser with more than 20 years’ experience in the media and public relations industries.

Chris Massey board member of West Coast Fever

Chris Massey

Non-Executive Director

Qualifications: BPE, DipEd, MBA, MEd, SFHEA, GAICD

Chris is the Director of Student Life at the University of Western Australia and is a foundation Board member appointed in February in 2017. Chris is also current Chair of UniSport Australia and oversees a diverse portfolio at UWA including Sport, Health, Administration and Career Services. Prior to his role at UWA, Chris had more than 12 years’ experience in the Education Sector encompassing secondary teaching, physical education, and managing an educational self-esteem program within Australia and Singapore. Chris has also had more than 5 years’ experience in the Health Sector, including two years at the Cancer Council of WA and three years as part of the WA Senior Executive team in Medicare Australia.

Craig Heatley

Craig Heatley

Board Director

Craig Heatley is a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and brings over 20 years' experience in assurance and business advisory services, specialising in the resources, engineering and construction sectors, with not for profit experience as the Chair of Red Nose Australia and a member of The Fathering Project Board. 

Craig also has two young daughters participating in netball at the Matthews Netball Centre on a Saturday morning and can be found on the sidelines playing a team role. 

Jill Powell

Jill Powell

Board Director

Jill Powell has had a long and varied sporting career having been a triple international representing England in netball, cricket and athletics. Since her playing days she has maintained an involvement in many sports having worked in the industry for the past 30 years.

Jill has worked and volunteered for Netball WA for the past ten years including managing the Netball Development Unit coordinating all player, coach and umpiring development, and various roles for the event management team. She is the past President of the Leisure Institute of WA and has held positions on the Executive for a variety of organisations including Womensport West, YMCA, Healthway and Sports International WA.