Rayoni Nelson OLY

Rayoni Nelson was appointed to the board in September 2021. Rayoni represented Australia at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. She represented South Australia at many national championships and represented Australia at the 1998, 2002 Uber Cup and represented Australia at the 1998 Commonwealth Games. With over 20 years of experience working across government, sport, health, education and transport sectors, Rayoni’s career has included management roles in a broad range of areas including sport, physical activity, active transport, road safety, customer service and communications, including a focus on strategy development and implementation. Rayoni has a Bachelor of Management from the University of South Australia and Masters in Sport Management from Deakin University.  Her professional experiences include as CEO of School Sport Victoria, as part of the Department of Education, Manager of Physical Activity, Sport and Healthy Eating at VicHealth and is currently the Head of Program Strategy and Research at the Office for Women in Sport and Recreation and is on the Board of Vicsport and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth).