Harness Breeders Victoria (HBV) President, Dr Tony Britt, welcomes Desiree Pettit to the newly created part-time role of Executive Officer.
The role will be responsible for developing a range of new initiatives and consolidating the current platform of the Association’s activities in representing Victoria’s Standardbred breeding industry as a kindred body with Harness Racing Victoria.
This autonomous role will work with the Executive and Committee in complimenting their work for breeders, studmasters and breeder owners & members.
This role will further develop the Association’s service delivery, particularly in digitisation and communication.
Pettit’s prior corporate and management roles within racing, not-for-profit and marketing industries ensure a broad range of skills will be brought to the role.
In addition, she has extensive and varied experience, involvement and knowledge of both equine racing codes over a considerable period.
Pettit holds degrees in Business (Marketing) and Arts (Sport & Event Management) from Victoria University, along with post graduate qualifications, and industry specific training.