Russell Thomas (Chairman)
A Program Manager within the Information & Communication Technology Industry, Thomas was appointed to the Board in 2009 and was elected as Chairman in 2015.
He is currently Chairman of CV's Development Committee and is CV's representative to the Cricket Australia Development Committee.
He also Co-Chairs the Victorian Indigenous Cricket Advisory Committee (VICAC).
Thomas has over 30 years' experience within cricket as a player (over 300 games at Premier Cricket level in all XIs) and administrator with both the Collingwood and Camberwell Magpies Cricket Clubs. Until recently, he was also President of the Camberwell Magpies Cricket Club.
He played fifteen 1st XI matches, was a right-hand batsman and part-time spin bowler.