Press Release: Fitness Australia appoints new Chairperson, Jayne Blake, to drive business growth

Fitness Australia, the peak fitness industry association, today announced that Jayne Blake, who recently joined their Board of Directors as an appointed member, will take office as the Chairperson at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in November.

“Jayne brings years of experience in the commercial and not-for-profit sector. Her appointment to the board and election as Chairperson will assist the association greatly in providing strong governance, as well as assisting the future development of a strategic plan that is aligned to the needs of the association and industry at large,” said David Allan, who will be retiring from his role as Chairperson and a member of the Board at Fitness Australia’s upcoming AGM. 

Jayne Blake specialises in assisting people and organisations to effectively plan for, and drive personal and business growth.

“I have always been an avid consumer of fitness and I’m passionate about the industry. I’m excited and proud to have the opportunity to play a key role in a peak industry body such as Fitness Australia,” said Chairperson elect, Jayne Blake.

“I have worked with a wide range of industries and organisations and I look forward to translating my skills and experience to this role. There are great opportunities ahead and together the Board will work to deliver solid outcomes to address the changing needs of the fitness industry.”

“On behalf of Fitness Australia, we thank David Allan and Kristen Green, who are both retiring from the Board, for their dedication to enhancing the fitness industry.

“We thank David Allan for his leadership over the last three years as Chairperson and service as a Board member for a total of six years.”

“We also thank Kristen Green, an international award winning business woman, whose tenure has spanned ten years. Her involvement has included serving on the Fitness Australia Board of Directors for four years, Fitness NSW Board for one year, and two Fitness Austarlia Councils over a five year period,” an outstanding legacy of dedication to the fitness industry’s peak association Fitness Australia, adds Jayne.

Fitness Australia’s Annual General Meeting will be held in Sydney on Thursday 15th November 2018.

Justin is the Managing Director of Active Management, which he began January 2004. He offers coaching to businesses worldwide in everything from start up and design to marketing and sales systems. Justin also facilitates four Australian and New Zealand ‘fitness industry roundtables’ events, which allows him to see a huge cross section of business models.

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