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.
Jess was appointed as President of the UV board in October 2019 following two years as Vice President. She has several years of experience working with Funny Duck Ultimate and the Brunswick Ultimate Disc Society. She started playing Ultimate socially in 2013 and has been playing competitively since 2015.
Email: jess [AT] ultimatevictoria.com.au
Tom started playing ultimate at the Brunswick Ultimate Disc Society and hasn’t looked back. He brings to the board a broad range of professional experience from strategic, managerial and technical roles across both business and government. Tom was appointed to the UV board in October, 2019.
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.
Georgia Chatterton recently graduated from a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy). She has loved playing ultimate since she began in 2016 at Albert Park and is highly focused on inclusion and participation, particularly for newer ultimate players.
Georgia was appointed the UV treasurer in October, 2019.
Ollie joined the UV board in November 2018. He started playing ultimate with UNSW in Sydney and joined the Victorian Ultimate community through Funny Duck Ultimate. He is the long term TD for Savage Sixes (Sevens). Passionate about accessibility and grass roots level tournaments, Ollie has taken over as TD for Melbourne Hat 2019.
Doug was appointed to the UV Board in February, 2019. Doug began his ultimate career in Melbourne some 25 years ago. In 1992, he sat on the Victorian Ultimate Association Board, which is equivalent to today’s Ultimate Victoria Board. You might see Doug around the Ultimate fields supporting his daughter, photographing ultimate or as a Tournament Director.
David stands on the UV board as a general member following several years in the role of Treasurer. David is also the UV Bookkeeper.