About Ultimate Victoria
Ultimate Victoria (UV) is a non-profit Incorporated Association aimed at developing the game of Ultimate throughout Victoria. UV is run by a volunteer board (see below) and has had a paid employee since 2010. Committee members are volunteers that have a passion for the game and for growing the sport in Victoria.
That every Victorian has the opportunity to be regularly involved in Ultimate.
Ultimate Victoria is passionately committed to providing an inclusive, healthy and active community and developing new opportunities to grow, through the sport of Ultimate.
What we do
UV runs a number of Ultimate leagues and tournaments in Victoria throughout the year. UV also provides assistance to its member clubs to promote the game, and provides coaching sessions of Ultimate for school and community groups.
This position is currently vacant. Contact Ultimate Victoria if you’re interested in joining the board.
EMAIL: president [at] ultimatevictoria.com
Jess was appointed to the UV board in August 2017 as Vice President after being involved in Funny Duck Ultimate and Brunswick Ultimate disc league for the last few years. She started played Ultimate socially in 2013 and has been playing competitively since 2015.
Kelli Browne has been working in the government, sport, tourism and health sectors for more than 20 years managing multifaceted teams and driving commercial and community outcomes. She is an experienced non-executive and executive director for a range of small, medium and large organisations.
Her expertise includes strategic planning, communications, brand development, marketing, stakeholder engagement, behaviour change, strategic partnerships, media and issues management. She has led strategy for major brands including the 2000 Olympic Games, The Presidents Cup, 1800RESPECT, Medibank Health, Hawthorn Arts Centre and Cultural Precinct, Boroondara Leisure and Recreation Centres, and Falls Creek Alpine Resort. She is recognised with three national government marketing and communication awards, national employer branding awards, tourism marketing excellence award, and was a finalist for the International IABC Strategic Partnerships Award.
Kelli has presented at national conferences and seminars sharing expertise on contemporary communications practice including integrated brand strategy in complex service organisations. She has also served on several government and tourism advisory and campaign committees, judged national tourism and marketing awards programs including PRIA and Doherty Awards, and is currently serving as a Director for a new and growing Melbourne Play Centre – PlayCentral.
She has completed a Bachelor of Commerce, a post graduate in Marketing, a Leadership Victoria Immersive Leadership Development course and Digital Leadership courses, and the AICD Director of Foundations Course.
Kelli is passionate about women in sport, gender equality, inclusive cultures and leadership, digital health and improving health and wellbeing literacy.
David is currently UV’s Treasurer and bookkeeper.
Tamara was appointed to the UV Board in August 2017. Tamara is passionate about contributing to and strengthening an organisation’s capacities in enhancing opportunities for participation and engagement. She comes with five years of experience in management roles in the university student sector, and experience building staff and organisational capacity in strategic planning, monitoring and evaluating children and youth development programs, including overseas for Fiji’s Ministry of Youth and Sports. Tamara currently works in the community services sector writing grants, policies, and developing, supporting and evaluating projects pertaining to children, youth and families in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region.
Katie was appointed to the UV Board in November 2017. She is currently the Treasurer of Heads of State Ultimate, along with playing in their Womens and Mixed division teams. She is passionate about growing Womens ultimate, particularly through social media engagement and inclusive programs. Katie is also an ambassador of the Victorian This Girl Can campaign, run by VicHealth.
Outside of playing ultimate, Katie holds a Bachelor of Commerce and specialises in small business accounting and customer experience.