AFL Goulburn Murray Commissioners

AFL Goulburn Murray Commissioners

Meet the Commissioners

Quentin Thomson

Commissioner - Chair

Chair – AFL Victoria Appointed Commissioner.

Branch Manager at Nutrien Ag Solutions.

Business Development, Company Director and Executive Member Mansfield District Business Association.

Over 30 years involvement with local football in Victoria. Played, Coached & Umpired.

Administration roles as President of the Mansfield Football Netball Club Inc. 2011 – 2014 , Board Member of the GVL 2015 – 2019, AFL GM Commissioner 2019 – Present.

Achievements including redevelopment of the Mansfield Rec Reserve & GVL incorporation of Football with Netball.

Greg Freer

Commissioner - Deputy Chair

Deputy chair – AFL Victoria Appointed Commissioner

Employed at Freer’s Panel Works 32 years, Owner/ Manager 15 years, sold business 2012.

Past President Mooroopna Lawn Tennis Club.

Umpire for the GVFUA 18 years, 4 years Committee Member , Life Member, Interleague Umpire.

Mooroopna FNC President 4 years. Committee Police Blue Ribbon Foundation

Nick Nagle


Executive Officer at Goulburn Valley Waste and Resource Recovery Group who he has been with for over 15 years.

Played for Rennie (Coreen & District League), Corowa Rutherglen (O&M League), Shepparton Swans (GVFL) and Dookie United (CGFL & PDFL). Former PDFNL executive member. Father of 3 with family farming interests in Southern Riverina.

Geraldine Christou


AFL Victoria Appointed Commissioner.

Director Sustainable Development at Greater Shepparton City Council, responsible for the building, planning, environment, economic development, tourism and events departments.

Board member of La Trobe Regional Advisory Board and Shepparton Show Me.  Passionate about the community in which we live and the role that sport plays in driving social and economic outcomes for our region. Mother of two adult sons playing football in the KDFNL.

Chris Thomas


A Consultant in community development and dairy industry, in people development.

Several years in football positions of coaching and administration, particularly in the development of junior and female football.

Life Membership at Shepparton & Districts JFL, Echuca Junior Football Club, Meadows Football Club SA.

AFL Victoria – 2006 Merit Award

Qualifications include Masters of Applied Science (Rural Regional Development), Diploma of Management Practices, Masters of Corporate Leadership and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Bruce Rowley


Bruce is employed by the Strathbogie Shire Council as the Manager Project Delivery.

Prior Bruce was employed for 20 years within the Country Fire Authority (CFA).

Previously President of Tallygaroopna Football Netball Club and Avenel Football Netball Club and he has coached both junior and senior football.

AFL Goulburn Murray Premier Partner

AFL GM Academy Partners