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East Fremantle Football Club Board of Directors

Mark Stewart  - President, Governance 

Mark has been on the East Fremantle Football Club’s Board of Directors since 2005 and was elected Club President in 2014. He is committed to driving the Sharks’ values and culture and implementing board strategy to all areas of the club.

He is also the WAFL Council of Presidents’ Chairman and Managing Director of Classic Contractors. He sits on the WAFL Variable Funding Model and the COVID-19 WA Football Industry Steering committees, and the Dulux Accredited Advisory Board. Mark was also a recipient of the WA Business News’ 40under40 Award winner (2009).

Since founding Classic Contractors, his company has received multiple awards, including the Dulux Business Professional Awards and numerous Master Painters and Decorators Australia awards, including Large Business of the Year (2019). Projects include The National Hotel Fremantle restoration and the West Coast Eagles training facility.

David Edinger - Director of Business Development 

David was appointed to the Board in 2005 and brings his experience and connections to the Club to further improve our Sponsorship portfolio.

David is the owner of Edinger Real Estate, a boutique family business that he has operated for twenty five years which specialises in the sale and leasing of Residential & Commercial property, the sale of all types and forms of business and acts as a buyer’s agent to his clientele.

Adam Drake- Brockman – Co Vice President and Director of Talent Pathways and Junior Football

Adam was elected to the Board at the 2019 AGM and was appointed the role of Director of Talent Pathways and Junior Football. Adam has been involved in the EFFC district for over 10 years in a variety of coaching roles including being awarded the EFFC District Junior Coach of the Year in 2012. An AFL Level 2 Accredited coach who is still actively involved in our Talent program, Adam was also the president of one of our district junior clubs from 2014-2016.

Adam brings vast experience to the Board with over 20 years of management roles with ASX and internationally listed companies. Adam also has a sound understanding of member based associations, being the President of the Housing Industry Association (HIA) from 2017-2019.


Kim Chatfield - Director of Fundraising Projects

Kim Chatfield was elected to the Board at the 2014 AGM and was appointed Director of Fundraising Projects. Kim has a long history with the East Fremantle Football Club, most recently as the Chairman of Selectors. Kim is the Business Development Manager for Pierlite and works in the area of fund raising and special events such as the Auction and Golf Day.

Con Tripi - Director of Mid West and Senior Football

Con was elected to the Board at the 2020 AGM. He has been a President of the Sharks and previously spent thirteen years on the board. Con founded Imperial Homes and remains the Managing Director and Owner of this highly regarded organisation in the niche market of designing and building exclusive, boutique homes.

Imperial homes are a committed, long-term sponsor of the Sharks.

Danielle Green

Danielle was elected to the board at the 2023 AGM. She is currently the General Manager of the Dowerin Machinery Field Days, Western Australia's largest agricultural event connecting industry and government with the state's grain growers and merino producers. 

Travelling internationally led Danielle to press operation roles in large events such as the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics and the Doha Asian Games. Returning to Perth in 2008 saw Danielle join the Seven West Media newsroom, developing and managing the event brands and series across both business and lifestyle for the West Australian and Channel 7.

Lynsey Warbey - Director of Legal and Governance

Lynsey brings an impressive wealth of legal expertise and experience to the EFFC, having served in the Western Australian public sector for over 20 years. She has held senior legal roles including at the State Solicitor's Office and the office of the WA Police Commissioner as Commissioner’s Counsel. As Principal Solicitor (Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office), she represented the State of Victoria in the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission.

John Ipsen

John was elected to the board at the 2023 AGM. John previously served eight years on the board of the East Fremantle Football club, with seven years as vice president. In his previous time as a director, John was directly involved in the initial design, layout, cost, and planning of the new East Fremantle Oval precinct.

John currently works as the Executive Director at Jobs, Tourism Science and Innovation (JTSI), where is sits on the Corporate Executive, and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. He also currently sits on the CricketWest Board as Vice Chair.

Rob Young

Rob was elected to the board at the 2023 AGM. He is a former player, having played 170 league games, including the 2012 grand final, and attaining life membership. His business "Young 4 Life Fitness" operated within the East Fremantle Football Club for over 14 years, affording him a profound immersion in the club's culture and day-to-day operations.