Jonathan Munz has been on the Board of TROA since 2006 and Chairman since 2012.
He is a successful racehorse owner and commercial breeder, with his best horses including Group 1 Caulfield Guineas winner Super Seth, Champion 3yo filly Shoals, Star 2yo and multiple Group 1 winner King’s Legacy, Group 1 Australasian Oaks winner Toffee Tongue , Group 1 winner and Champion 2yo Meurice and Group 1 Australian Guineas Winner Ferlax.
Mr Munz was the founder and former Chairman of ASX 100 company, Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited and also owns and manages GSA Capital, a large multi-strategy investor with major Australian and International operations and investments
Peter Jurkovsky has been a TROA Board member since 1997. He was Vice Chairman between 2001 and 2003 and Chief Executive for three years until February 2006 and is the current Vice Chairman. He represents TROA on a variety of industry based bodies and groups promoting the interests of owners.
Peter was instrumental in designing, developing and implementing the Owners’ Strategy in conjunction with RVL in 2004/05 that recognised owners for their contribution as the primary investors in thoroughbred racing and introduced the Owners Gold Card and its increased range of benefits to owners in Victoria.
Peter has had a long association with thoroughbred ownership and raced his first horse in 1980. Peter has previously owned and managed businesses within the health sector and now practises as a lawyer specialising in health and sports law.
Danny Dexter is a partner in accounting firm Lowenstein Sharp Pty Ltd. and has served on numerous boards in both a professional and honorary capacity.
Danny has been a keen racing follower and an owner for the last fifteen years. Successes are highlighted by Ferlax (Australian Guineas-G1) , Larry’s Never Late (7 wind inc. Launceston Cup – G3) and Panorama Heights (9 wins inc. Barton Stakes – listed). There have also been other provincial winners, the most recent of which was Honour Winna
Maxine Glennan has a business background in real estate, stock broking and project and finance management for over $1 billion of public hospitals over a ten-year period. Maxine has raced horses over a 35-year period including Bazelle (2005 Auckland Cup winner and Group 1 Zabeel Stakes winner).
Maxine is a member of the VRC, MRC, MVRC, Warrnambool Racing Club. In addition, she is a member of the Victorian Wakeful Club. Prior to RVL’s involvement with the Australian Racing Museum, she was a committee member and Chairperson of the Museum Fundraising Committee.
Marks first job in the thoroughbred industry was as a pedigree writer for the West Australian auction house Goodwood Bloodstock in 1986. He eventually became a partner and auctioneer in that business until he sold it to Gerry Harvey's Magic Millions in 1998.
Mark was co-opted on the board of Aushorse in 1999. From 1999-2013 he managed the bloodstock affairs of David Hayes and the extended Client base of Lindsay Park- both domestically and internationally. In 2014 he re-entered the Bloodstock world via his boutique thoroughbred portfolio management company Mark Pilkington Management.
Peter has been a member of the TROA board since his election in July 2010.
Employed as a Senior Business Analyst by Fujitsu Australia, Peter provides broad IT consultancy experience to Fujitsu's clients in the Transport, Logistics, Government and Rail Freight industries.
Peter has been involved in the racehorse industry for the past 30 years as both part owner and syndicate member. A member of the both the Victoria Racing Club and Melbourne Racing Club Peter is also a keen golfer and is a member of the Spring Valley Golf Club.
Brae Sokolski is the founder and Executive Director of MaxCap Group, Australia’s largest non-bank lender of commercial real estate debt. MaxCap is headquartered in Melbourne with offices in all Australian capital cities as well as Auckland and Singapore. MaxCap currently has almost $4 Billion of Funds Under Management and mandates with some of the worlds largest institutions.
Brae has been actively involved in racehorse ownership for 20 years with current interests in over 80 thoroughbreds. Brae's racehorse interests have been successful in nine Group 1 events, including The Everest with Yes Yes Yes, who Brae selected and acted as managing owner.
Greg Peters was appointed to the TROA Board in 2008. He has raced horses for more than 35 years with his best horse being star 3yo Skalato and is also involved in the Industry as a breeder.
He has served on the board of Tennis Victoria as well as various sporting clubs. Greg is the Managing Director of CGear, an international leader in synthetic meshing systems with products ranging from tactical landing mats for military helicopters to recreational camping products.
Natalie is a barrister specialising in commercial litigation, intellectual property and defamation law. Her interest in sports law finds expression, amongst other things, through her blog called The Social Litigator.
She is also a horse racing enthusiast who, with a group of friends, has raced horses over the last decade.
Natalie brings to the Board an interest in integrity-related and governance issues capable of affecting thoroughbred horse owners.
Tanya has been involved in the racing and bloodstock industry her entire life. Tanya’s career in racing commenced at Racing Victoria in sponsorship, events and marketing within the Owners, Breeders and Racing departments. This led to the CEO role at Sirecam in the bloodstock industry and Commercial Manager (Racing) with The Slattery Media Group.
Director of Join the Dots Marketing (clientele including Thoroughbred Payments, Moonee Valley Racing Club and the National Jockeys Trust). Tanya has successfully raced horses since 1995. The most successful being stakes winner Permaiscuous. Tanya has a strong background in the industry through her father, a hobby trainer and breeder, and grandfather Alec Fullarton who was inducted into the Jumps Racing Hall of Fame.