Board Of Directors
Friday 2 September 2011 9:52 AM
Don Feltis - Chairman
Don has been involved with the Penrith Panthers since the age of 14 as both a player, coach and administrator of the club.
A Panthers director since 2002, Feltis has been Chairman of the Board since 2009 when he was elected to the position.
A former NSW Police Inspector, Mr Feltis is a life member of the NSW Rugby League, Penrith Football club and the Police Association.
Aside from serving on the board Don is also the business and legal manager of the Penrith Junior rugby league.
Terry Heidtmann - Senior Deputy Chairman
The managing director of 'The Professionals Real Estate' at Penrith, Terry has been a Panthers director since 1984 and been with the club for both the 1991 and 2003 premierships.
A former player at the club, Terry first arrived at Penrith in 1964 and played as a second-rower in the then second division. He would go on to be captain/coach of the 1966 grand final side.
Terry's feats at the club and lifelong association have not only seen him become a member of the board but also a life member of the club.
John Hiatt OAM - Deputy Chairman
John Hiatt has been a Panthers director since 2003, when the club claimed their second ever premiership.
A retired magistrate and former Deputy Coroner of the state of NSW, John is seriously active in sporting clubs within the local community, also serving as Chairman of the Hawkesbury Race Club and is principal member of the NSW Racing Appeals Tribunal.
Keith Rhind OAM
Keith joined the leagues club way back in 1959 and has remained loyal to the club ever since, playing for the Panthers for four years beginning in 1963 before moving to the administration sector and commencing as committeeman in 1967.
A former chairman of the club (1983), Keith has been a director of the club for various periods of time, first from 1969-71 and after a brief hiatus returned in 1978 and has held that position ever since.
A well-renowned character in league circles Keith was also the proud co-manager of the City and NSW State of Origin sides in 1983 and served as the Panthers' delegate to the NSWRL for three years, from 1981-83.
A proud servant of the game, Keith has been rewarded with life membership of the Panthers and an Order of Australia for services to rugby league through administrative roles.
Kerry has been a Panthers director since 2002 and is a current member of the remuneration committee.
Kerry has had a 30-year association with the club and brings a lot of management experience with him, having worked for Australia's largest wine company, he is also the president of Camden Valley Golf Resort.
A Panthers director since 2008, Denis has over 30 years of experience in the administration of sporting clubs.
A member of the local community for over 40 years, Denis has been rewarded for his service with life membership of the Penrith Panthers rugby league club and also the Lower Mountains junior rugby league club.
A certified referee, Denis is also an accredited official with Swimming Australia.
A former international and player on the Panthers Team of the Century, Greg 'Brandy' Alexander is one of the biggest icons the Penrith Panthers rugby league club have ever had on their roster and was the captain during the club's first premiership.
Alexander was a brilliant halfback throughout his playing career and holds a number of records at the Panthers, including being the club's only Dally M Medallist, an honour he received in 1995.
His 227 games for the club, (fourth highest, behind Steve Carter, Craig Gower and Royce Simmons) yielded 1104 points to make him the club's second-highest all-time pointscorer and his 10 goals against South Sydney in 1990 is still a club record.
These days Greg is a renowned commentator for 2UE and Fox Sports and has been a director at the club since 2002.
Alexander also had a small coaching role in 2003, when the Panthers won their last NRL premiership.
Panthers board member Brian Fletcher is focussed on delivering profits and lowering debt levels at the club.
A Panthers fan for much of his life, Fletcher is also the CEO of Hawkesbury Race Club and an advisor at the Gold Coast Turf Club.
A determined member of the board, Fletcher is keen to to help out the Panthers any way he can.
"I’d like to repay Panthers for the experience they have given me over the years by offering my services as a board member," Fletcher said.
A Panthers member for 32 years, Robinson is dedicated to improving the position of the club on and off the field.
Steve has previously been involved within the club as part of the team management from 1983-1988 and has been involved in the game as an accredited player manager from 1989-2011.
Steve's main objective is to improve the members facilities and services at Panthers.
Off the field Steve owns and operates a preschool in Penrith.