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Andrew Sims

Board President

Andrew Sims is a lifelong target shooter, and company director. His CEO and management experience was gained in the infrastructure and pension sectors, in Australia and offshore.  He is a past NSW and Australian representative and a member of NRAA and Pistol Australia.  Outside Shooting Australia, Andrew is active in junior coaching and development.  Andrew is a Chartered Accountant and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Gleniss Lawrence

Board Director

Gleniss is a former ISSF shotgun discipline competitor, having competed at a number of events throughout the world where she represented Australia. She has held positions including Australian Team Manager and Coach. Gleniss is a current member of the ISSF Shotgun Committee and is an active qualified ISSF Judge and Referee, having officiated at numerous international events including two Olympic Games. She is a business director, owner and operator and has had previous board positions across health, education and sport.

Robert (Bob) Maddocks

Board Director

Bob has had thirty years’ experience in logistics, emergency management, planning and operations in the water and sewer maintenance industry in Victoria where he has worked in both government and private sectors.

In the target shooting sports arena, for the past fifty years, Bob has held various positions on committees and executives at club and state level within the pistol discipline. Bob was the Treasurer of the Victorian Amateur Pistol Association (VAPA) between 2005 and 2018 and is currently the President; a position he has held since 2018.

Bob prides himself on having a good working knowledge of the sport and strives to increase awareness within the community while encouraging more members to participate and take on voluntary roles to support grass root level activities.

Deserie Baynes

Board Director

Deserie is a Commonwealth and Olympic Games Medallist in Trap and an inductee to the Australian Clay Target Association Hall of Fame. Deserie has been the assistant Shotgun Coach for the Australian Shotgun team since 2018 and has been an active member of the Clay Target Sport community for 49 years.

Deserie is a successful business administrator and mother of three.

James Kitching

Board Director

James Kitching is an experienced senior executive in the sports industry, specialising in governance, regulation, strategy, integrity and education.  His CV includes senior roles at FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation, board memberships in sports federations and sports technology companies and several sports tribunal appointments.

James is based in Adelaide, Australia and currently advises the global sports community on these matters through his consulting company.

James is a regular lecturer and speaker at conferences, postgraduate and undergraduate courses and webinars.