Board of Directors

Grant Robinson President of Netball WA

Grant Robinson – President

Grant joins the Netball WA Board boasting a wealth of experience across a range of industries, including working as a Senior Partner at KPMG for more than 30 years.

Grant is currently the Deputy Chairman and Audit Committee Member at the Botanical Gardens and Parks Authority, Board Member, Chair of Finance Committee and Member of Audit & Risk Committee, North Metropolitan Health Services, Director of Juniper Aged Care, Director of Bethesda Healthcare, Chair of the Zoological Parks Authority and Chair, Audit & Risk Committee of Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (Independent Chair).

Natasha Aristei Board Member of Netball WA

Natasha Aristei

A reputable businesswoman with experience in business management, strategic planning, and finances.  Natasha also volunteers on the Broome Chamber of Commerce and Industry Board in the Secretary/Treasurer role and has been an active contributor in organising regional events such as the Kimberley Economic Forum.

Natasha has significant organisational skills and a passion for Sport and Recreation. Contributing on her local Broome Netball Association committee for 30 years she has volunteered for 21 years on the North West Netball Region Board and is the outgoing President.  Natasha is a current player, coach, presenter and umpire with a sound knowledge on the education pathways in all areas of netball.

Her involvement with the Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries  Regional Athlete Support Program gave her an insight into the variation of governance processes and player/official development across different state sporting bodies, and the effects of their commitment to contribute in regional areas.

Brendan Grylls Board Director of Netball WA

Brendon Grylls

Brendon Grylls brings a wealth of knowledge in community development in regional areas after 16 years as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia and the 13th Leader of the National Party in Western Australia.

Brendon also played a significant role in the development of the transformational Gold Industry Group funding arrangement for Netball in Western Australia.

Craig Heatley Netball WA Board Member Headshot

Craig Heatley

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. 

 

Jacqui Jashari

Jacqui Jashari is a Life Member of Netball WA and joins the Netball WA and West Coast Fever Boards with an extensive knowledge of netball and the broader sporting industry at both state and national level.

In her current role of Manager, Sport Business at the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Jacqui advises and works with State Sporting Associations and Peak Bodies to improve and develop strategy, business management and governance. 

 

Trish Robinson

Trish Robinson is a small business owner for more than 35 years and her involvement in netball spans 40 years, from a player to holding various Association Board and Committee roles that include President of West Coast Warriors, President of the West Coast Netball Region and of Wanneroo Districts Netball Association, where she is also a Life Member.

Dana Sawka Board Member of Netball WA

Dana Sawka

Dana is an experienced marketing and communications professional with specialist experience in digital technology. She has delivered strategic communications for a number of WA’s major redevelopment projects within the urban renewal and planning sectors and has a strong background in sport and entertainment venues management.  

Dana has a passion for netball, having played for many years at Wanneroo Districts Netball Association, and was a member of Netball WA’s Marketing Advisory Committee in 2016.