Collingwood Make Two Changes To Board

Retired champion returns to the club

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Collingwood have made two changes to their board with former star player Paul Licuria and Jodie Sizer to replace Alisa Camplin and Ian McMullin. 

Licuria played 182 of his 192 AFL games with the Magpies, after crossing to them in 1999 after two seasons with Sydney, and was a two-time best-and-fairest winner for the club.

Sizer, a Certified Practising Accountant, is a founding partner and principal of the indigenous consulting division of Price Waterhouse Coopers and has been a member of Collingwood’s Reconciliation Action Plan sub-committee.

Camplin made a name for herself winning a gold medal for Australia at the 2002 Winter Olympics in the women’s freestyle skiing and bronze in the same event at the 2006 Games. 

McMullin played 25 of his 49 senior games with Collingwood, having also spent three seasons at Essendon.

Collingwood president Eddie McGuire paid tribute to the outgoing Camplin and McMullin. 

“Alisa, Ian and their families gave so much to Collingwood. They will always be distinguished members of the Collingwood family,” McGuire said.

“When our club was at one of its lowest ebbs, I turned to Ian McMullin and asked him to sacrifice his time, business and family life for the sake of Collingwood. His emphatic answer was, ‘Yes’, and has been for 20 years.

“I also want to welcome Jodie Sizer and Paul Licuria to the Collingwood board.

"Paul’s football pedigree and business acumen make him a perfect fit and Jodie, a passionate Collingwood person who becomes the first female indigenous director in the AFL, has the cultural and corporate expertise, experience and leadership to have an impact across so many areas of the club.”