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Board Of Directors

The Panthers Group Board of Directors consists of the following representatives:

  • Peter Graham - Chairman
    Peter Graham was on 28 April 2021 appointed as an Independent Director for a period of three years to the Board. Peter has been a long-time local resident. He has had extensive relevant experience including with the Panthers, and previously as the CEO of electrical company Pacific Power, a Director of Group Operations at Fairfax, Chief Operating Officer at the University of New South Wales, and as Chairman and Director of Western Sydney University College.

  • Greg Alexander - Deputy Chairman
    Involved with football in Penrith for over 40 years, Greg was Penrith’s Rookie of the Year in 1984 and the Dally M Rookie of the Year in 1984 as well as the Dally M Player of the Year in 1985. He played City Origin, State of Origin and for Australia, he also captained Penrith’s first premiership win in 1991. Greg is currently a Sports Commentator on Fox Sports. Greg has completed the ClubsNSW Finance for Club Boards and the Director Foundation and Management Collaboration courses. Greg was inducted into the Panthers Hall of Fame in 2016.

  • Mark Mulock - Deputy Chairman
    Born, bred and raised in Penrith and is a lifetime Panthers supporter. Mark is a Board Member of Panthers on the Prowl as well as a founding member of The Great Walk Foundation, a Penrith charity. He is Member and the current Chairman of Olatype Pty Limited – Penrith Business Group. He is also a part-time Member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Mark has been a legal practitioner for 35 years, practising in Penrith as Mark Mulock & Co Pty. Limited since 1991. Mark completed the ClubsNSW Finance for Club Boards and the Director Foundation and Management Collaboration courses.

  • Rob Wearn
    A proud Penrith local and long time, passionate supporter of Panthers. Rob is the Managing Director of Mulgoa Quarries, a local earth moving and civil contracting company and employer of approximately 150 local people since 1986. Rob is a member and former Chairman of Olatype Pty Ltd – Penrith Business Group. He has been a Director of Sydney Business Park since 2007. Rob is community focused and is a founding member of The Great Walk Foundation, a Penrith charity. He is also a Director of Thorndale Foundation, a local disability services provider. Rob is an active supporter of the Children’s Cancer Institute, as well as Royal Far West, which helps connect country children with urgent developmental and mental health support.

  • John Farragher
    Employed at Panthers for over 40 years, Farragher has been an integral part of the club for many decades. Since recently retiring, Farragher was elected as a Director of the board in March, 2022. Farragher is also a former Penrith Panthers player and Life Member of the club.
  • Belinda Leonard
    Appointed in August 2023, Belinda understands the value and importance of community as CEO of Noro Music Therapy and passionate health consumer advocate. Belinda has a depth of experience gained in major executive roles in blue chip international organisations including at Visa and Mastercard, both in Australia, USA and UK.

    Belinda is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of The Institute of Community Directors Institute and has completed Clubs NSW Finance for Club Boards and Director Foundation and Management Collaboration courses (2023).

    Belinda is a mentor in the inaugural Empowering Young Women program with Panthers on the Prowl and is looking forward to using both her knowledge of the local area and corporate skills to contribute to the commercial success Panthers and extending the benefits we provide to our local communities.

  • Tricia Hitchen
    Appointed in October 2023. A highly decorated former Chief Inspector in the NSW Police Force Tricia spent her service in the Outer Western Suburbs of Sydney. After leaving the Police Force she was elected to Council in 2012 and has served as Deputy Mayor 2016, 2017 and 2020 and then Mayor 2022 and 2023. A mother to a child with special needs Tricia is a strong advocate on issues of disability, access and inclusion.

    Tricia has previously been on the Board of the Nepean Medical Research Foundation, Penrith Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Penrith CBD Corporation, St Marys Town Centre Board and the Fernhill Trust. She is a current Board member of The Haven Nepean Womens Shelter and Penrith Performing and Visual Arts. Tricia was the winner of Westfield Local Hero 2020 award for her work at The Haven.

    Tricia and her husband run Hitchens Removals and Storage, a family business that has been operating in Penrith for over 65 years.
Acknowledgement of Country

Penrith Panthers players and staff respect and honour the traditional custodians of the land and pay our respects to their elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.