Barry Secombe has had extensive experience working with local communities as a result of a long career in Local Government . He held senior positions with the City of Greater Bendigo and briefly with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development prior to his retirement in early 2013.
Barry played all his junior football with South Bendigo and played Seniors and Reserves with that club in the early 70's. He also had playing stints with White Hills and Calivil football clubs and was appointed to the Board at the commencement of the 2015 season.
Barry believes that involvement in sport is vitally important for a healthy and connected community and that country football / netball is intrinsically linked to great social outcomes.