Russell Thomas (Chairman)
A Program Manager within the Information & Communication Technology Industry, Russell was appointed to the Board in 2009 and was elected as Chairman in 2015.
Russell was formerly Chairman of CV's Development Committee, as well as CV's representative to the Cricket Australia Development Committee.
He is currently Chairman of the Nominations and People and Culture Committees, having previously Co-Chaired the Victorian Indigenous Cricket Advisory Committee (VICAC).
Russell 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.