CfG to play major role in Kardinia Park Stadium Trust
The Committee for Geelong (CfG)'s CEO Rebecca Casson has been
appointed as a Trustee to the Victorian State Government's new
Kardinia Park Stadium Trust (Trust).
Announced today by the Minister for Tourism and Major Events,
John Eren, the Trust will be responsible for oversight of the
stadium and surrounding parklands, and charged with the task of
attracting more world-class events to the city.
To be chaired by former Victorian Premier, Steve Bracks, the
Trust will give the iconic Geelong venue a safe and exciting
With a wealth of international experience and three years as CfG
CEO, Ms Casson understands strategic regional issues and has
national and international networks that will be valuable in this
The other Trust members are Gillian Costa, Simon Guthrie, Prof.
Jane den Hollander, Michael Malouf and Elizabeth Mears.
Quotes attributable to CfG CEO Rebecca Casson
"The success of Kardinia Park is vital to Geelong's economic
prosperity, and I look forward to working alongside the other
highly-skilled Trustees to leverage future opportunities for the
Quotes attributable to CfG Chairperson Dan Simmonds
"The CfG is very proud of Rebecca's appointment to the Kardinia
Park Trust. With her international experience combined with her
knowledge of our region, Rebecca will be a great asset in
attracting major events to the G21 region."