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TFA Board of Management

Read about Touch Football Australia's Board of Management

Chair – Erin Taylor

Erin Taylor was elected in 2020 to fill a casual vacancy position on the Board. Erin has been the Chair of the Touch Football ACT (TFACT) State and Territory Advisory Committee (STAC) since 2013. She is a practicing lawyer, representative Touch Football player and was a Director on the Board of the ACT Touch Football Association from 2010-2013. She has served in other sport-related roles over the years, including as a Director on the Board of Netball ACT, and has worked at the ACT Academy of Sport, ACT Sport and Recreation and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority. Taylor has been a passionate Touch Football player since she was 13.

Director – Andrew Hill

Andrew Hill, former CEO of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, was appointed as a Director on the TFA Board in November 2019. Hill has been a long-time advocate of the sport of Touch Football, and was one of the people who championed the formation of a strategic alliance between the National Rugby League (NRL) and TFA, an alliance that was formally established in 2013 for the mutual benefit of both sports. Prior to becoming Bulldogs CEO, he was CEO of the Rugby League World Cup 2017 and General Manager of League Integration and Development at the NRL. He has also held General Manager roles at the Parramatta Eels NRL club and the GWS Giants AFL club. Hill has held numerous Board positions, including for the Asia Pacific Rugby League Confederation, the Rugby League World Cup and NSW Royal Life Saving Society.

Director – Anita Hagarty

Anita has been involved as a player, referee, coach and executive member of Touch Football for over 30 years. Anita has spent more than a decade as the technical director for North Queensland Touch and served on the Board of Queensland Touch from 2009-2012. In 2012 she was elected to the TFA Board. She is currently the Director of two companies in the Human Resource and Recruitment space and is also Company Director of companies in the food services sector. Anita has worked tirelessly for charity the Cure Starts Now, a foundation that raises funds for research into childhood brain cancers. North Queensland born and raised, Anita has a tremendous passion for the sport of Touch Football and her Townsville community. Having spent her working career across corporates, multi-nationals and her own business, she brings a unique set of well-rounded business skills to the TFA Board. Anita felt privileged to be elected as first female Chair of TFA.

Director – Christian Frost

With over thirty years of participation in Touch Football, and twenty years of strategy development and execution in leadership and executive roles - Christian has dedicated a large portion of his life to the development of Touch Football. Christian's contribution to the sport ranges from player, referee, administrator, and a coach – he successfully coached NSW at Opens level as well representing the Australian Emus at Opens and Masters level, captaining his country at both the 2011 and 2015 Touch World Cups.


Christian brings over 20 years’ experience in consulting and internal strategy development & execution to the Board. He has held executive and senior level roles, including leading the establishment of a function in a start-up environment at the national broadband network, transforming a function in a media-conglomerate going through disruption and most recently as a member of Ventia’s Executive Leadership Team delivering value to shareholders following the acquisition and integration in the infrastructure industry. His ability to build productive relationships to achieve current and future strategies translates to Touch Football as he brings strong experience in governance to the Board.

Director – Craig Lowe

Craig has a longstanding association with Touch Football across both sides of the Tasman and spanning decades as a player, referee, selector, and administrator. Craig is also an accomplished coach having achieved success across several junior divisions in NSW with Manly Touch and the Sydney Scorpions, as well as national NYC and NTLs title. Craig couples his voluntary contributions in our sport with a passion for diversity, inclusion, and proudly leading our NRL All Stars touch engagement. Craig has over twenty-five years of commercial business experience - currently working with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand as a General Manager in Account Management & Member Engagement. In this role, Craig demonstrates strong governance, people leadership, and relationship management as well as leading and developing strategic plans. Prior to this role, he was with First Data Australia and New Zealand in executive leadership and client engagement and brings to the Board a wealth of experience in member engagement, strategy, finance, governance and culture development.

Director – Kate Jones

Kate Jones has more than 20 years experience in senior government and leadership positions. Kate served as a Minister in the Queensland Government for more than eight years in a range of portfolios including State Development, Education, Tourism and Major Events and Innovation and Climate Change. Kate was also the Minister for the Commonwealth Games working closely with key industry partners and all levels of government to successfully deliver Queensland’s largest ever event, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Kate has also served as a member of the Cabinet Budget Review Committee developing and implementing Queensland’s state budget and overarching economic strategy for the state. Kate has a Masters in Environmental Law (ANU) and a Bachelor of Arts, Journalism Major (QUT). 

Director - Stuart Geros

Stuart Geros has a successful business background paired with a knowledge and love for the sport of Touch Football. He has been on the board of the New South Wales Touch Association as an Independent Director for the past three years. He has also held various roles in Touch Football at Affiliate, Regional and State Levels most notably with the Manly Touch Association and Sydney Scorpions. He is also currently the Chief Product Officer of publicly listed Prophecy International and oversees the innovative product direction of the entire suite of software solutions for that company. 

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