Life Members

Life Members

During her career, Helen has been involved, in the administration of the sport at a State level, which included, the State Coaching Committee, Coaches Association, Southern Delegate to the State Council on more than one occasion, TNA Reference Group (re the conduct of TNA Affairs) and International Organising and National Organising Committees.

Judy served on the Committee of Northern Tasmanian Netball Association for many years, taking on almost all conceivable roles at some point in time.

Judy was elected to the Tasmanian Netball Association Board in 1994 where she served in various positions through until 2009, including as President from 2001 to 2009.

Judy also served as a delegate to Netball Australia from 1999 to 2009. Judy was instrumental in the establishment of the Tasmanian Netball League as we know it today and served on the League Commission both during and outside of her time on the TNA Board.

Judy was also a key stakeholder in the establishment and management of the Southern Lights program from 1997 to 1999, which saw a Tasmanian team participating in the Victorian Netball League, and heavily influenced some of the strongest performances in the history of Tasmanian State teams during its operation. 

Still active in Tasmanian Netball today, Marj is perhaps one of the most recognisable figures in all of Tasmanian Netball, having served in a variety of roles over many years.

Marj also served as President and Board Member of Netball Tasmania, as well as serving as a Director of the All Australia Netball Association for eight years.

Marj is a life member of the Southern Tasmanian Netball Association, Devon Netball Association, and Tasmanian Netball Association, and is the recipient of an AANA Service Award, an Australian Sports Medal, and is recognised on the Tasmanian Women’s Honour Roll.

Joy is a Life Member of both the Southern Tasmanian Netball Association, and the Tasmanian Netball Association.

Having completed her active involvement in match day activities, Joy turned her attention to administration, serving as the Secretary and then President of the Southern Tasmanian Netball Association for many years.

Joy then moved on to the Tasmanian Netball Association Board where she served for over 18 years in roles such as President, Secretary, Treasurer, and also Finance Director navigating TNA through some challenging times.

During her time on the Board of TNA, Joy also served as a delegate to AANA and was a member of the 2001 World Cup Draw Committee.

Jan Walley over a long period of time was the face of Netball in Northern Tasmania. She commenced being a committee member with the Northern Tasmanian Womens Basketball Association in 1965, before becoming Treasurer in 1966, a position she held for a number of years.

In 1969, the NTWBA became known as the Northern Tasmanian Netball Association. She was the first secretary of the NTNA in 1970 and also was a Delegate for the NTNA to Netball Tasmania.

She held a number of positions on the NTNA Board ranging from Treasurer to President. She became President of the NTNA in 1973, a position she held for many years. She was also the Liaison Officer for Netball Tas to Netball Australia in 1972, 1973, 1974.

an was awarded Life Membership to the NTNA in 1980. In 1970, Jan was instrumental in setting up Gee Tees Netball Club, which celebrated their 50 year anniversary in 2020.

Jan sat also on the All Australian Netball Association Board over 26 years, which was recognised with an Order of Australia Medal for her services to Netball in the Year 2000. Jan passed away in 2020 at 77 years old.