Board Members  

Director of Sponsorship and Marketing

Tony Beakley



Julie Kay

Julie is the assistant Principal at Ogilvie High School and loves working with young people.


She enjoys all sports and is experienced in Sport Administration, being involved for many years as a: 


Board member of Tasmanian Institute of Sport, Coached representative Junior Basketball teams,

President Ulverstone Surf Lifesaving Club

Vice President of Surf Lifesaving Tasmania

Officials Co-ordinator for Surf Lifesaving Tasmania


She also enjoys reading and cooking. Being with family and friends are her most cherished moments.  ​


Tony has been involved with the Lauderdale Football Club since its reformation in 1979.  He is a life member of the Club.


In his time Tony has seen the club progress through different leagues to its current state league representation.


Tony played 97 games and coached the reserves for several years.  He has served on committees/boards for 15 years holding numerous positions

including the Vice Presidency in recent years.


Together with his wife Michelle they run the Gaias Nest Childcare centre at Pass Road, Mornington.


Kristi Mead  

Director of Junior Football

Kristi is our Junior Director and has held this postion since 2010.


Kristi formally had the role of Secretary from 2008 – 2011 and has been the Auskick Coach for 5 years.  Her progam has  won Southern Tasmanian Auskick Centre of the Year in 2010 & 2012

Kristi has been around and involved at some level at the Lauderdale Football Club for over 18 years.

Kristi is married to Dion and has 2 children (Noah & Sophie) who both play in the junior teams.  She is employed by the Woolworths Finance Shared Servues as a Team Leader in Accounts Receivable.

Andrew Hopwood
currently not serving on the Board


General Manager 

Andrew is the General Manager of the club. He currently serves as a board member and vice president of the STJFL, was a founding board member of the University of Tasmania publisher, Quintas, has served on other arts boards including Ten Days on the Island and the Tasmanian Writers Festival.

Andrew started his association with the  Lauderdale Football Club in 1999 as the Auskick coordinator. He is passionate to help the many fine young men that represent the club for fill their potential both on and off the field.

Andrew has been in involved in the publishing industry for 28 years running Hopwood Enterprises, a Publishers agency, Blackgum Distribution Services, a publishing wholesaling business and Wellington Bridge Press, a publisher.

Mick has been a board member since 2005. His involvment in the club started 15 years ago.

He is the Director of Infrastructure of the club and the Licensee of the bar.
He was active in the planning and building of our clubroom extensions.

He is the owner of MG Roberts Plumbing Ozzi Kleen Wastewater

and a major sponsor of the club.

Michael Roberts

Vice President

Director of Infrastructure


More detailed information will follow soon

Simon Kay

Finance Director

Andrew McGuinness

TSL Football Director

Andrew is our TSL Football Director.  He has been involved with the club for 14 years and has played a role in junior and youth teams as a team manager and assistant coach. Andrew has been involved with many volunteer roles within the club and enjoys the great sense of family and community within the club culture.


Andrew is a fire officer with the Tasmania Fire Service where he has been employed for 27 years.  He has been involved in a number of senior public sector committees and inquiries.  Previously Andrew was the chairperson of the John Paul II Catholic school board of management for 6 years.


Passionate about AFL football, Andrew is married to Adele and they have 3 boys Josh, Ben and Matt that play at the club