Jackie Barron joined the board in 2013 and brings a wealth of experience in sports management and as an educator.
Along with managing the Southern Steel netball team and the New Zealand U21 netball sides, Jackie was the Manager of the Silver Ferns between 2005 and 2009, including the gold-medal winning campaign at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. She was also Team Manager for the Black Ferns for three years from 2001 to 2004 which included their 2002 Women’s Rugby World Cup victory.
Jackie is currently Principal of St Hilda's Collegiate in Dunedin, a role she has taken on in 2015 after five years as Principal at Woodford House, an integrated girls’ school in Hawke’s Bay. Prior to this she was Deputy Principal at Gore High School for seven years. Jackie has a master’s degree in management and has worked in the private sector for BDO Spicers, and in a community development role at Sport Southland.