AFL Quebec 2024 Committee & Leadership Roles

Morgan Whyte

Morgan Whyte

he/him

President

Member since: 2012

Committee roles: President (2023-Present), Vice-President (2019-2020), Director (2017-2018)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I was searching online for an Aussie pub to get a job when I first arrived but found the club instead, never played before but always wanted to so I came to training and never looked back.

Which AFL team do you support? Sydney Swans

 

Caroline Leduc

Caroline Leduc

she/her

Vice-President

Member since: 2016

Committee roles: Consultant (2023 & 2017), Vice-President (2024)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I was looking for a new sport to play & a new challenge after playing basketball for 15 years, and trying soccer for 2 seasons didn’t satisfy that. My best friend, who I was playing basketball with, got recruited the year before and insisted for a year that I should come & play.

Which AFL team do you support? West Coast Eagles

 

Tim Leser

Tim Leser

he/him

Treasurer

Member since: 2019

Committee roles: Treasurer (2020 – Present)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I’ve always loved Aussie rules so even before moving to Canada I checked there was an AFL league.

Which AFL team do you support? North Melbourne

 

Melissa Marino-Piques

Melissa Marino-Piques

she/her

Secretary

Member since: 2022
Committee roles: Secretary (2023 – Present)
How did you get involved in AFLQ? My partner is Aussie and while planning for him to move to Montreal, I looked to see if there was a local footy league for him to join. AFLQ had an Intro to Footy Day in 2022 and I decided to check it out for myself, was the best sporting experience I’ve ever had, so I decided to stick around.
Which AFL team do you support? Brisbane Lions

Bradley Allen

Bradley Allen

he/him

Director

Member since: 2022

Committee roles: Director (2024)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I’ve played footy all my life so when moving to Montreal, my partner & I looked to see if there was any local clubs nearby to check out.

Which AFL team do you support?  Brisbane Lions

 

Aaron Stone

Aaron Stone

he/him

Director

Member since: 2017

Committee roles: Consultant (2023), Vice-President (2022), Secretary (2021)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I got involved due to my love for footy and looking for Aussie mateship away from home

Which AFL team do you support? West Coast Eagles

 

David Marra-Hurtubise

David Marra-Hurtubise

he/him

Director

Member since: 2022

Committee roles: Director (2023)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I was introduced for footy by my Aussie brother-in-law back in 2019. Since then, I’ve been watching each round religiously on TV. After the pandemic I decided to see if there was an organized league in Quebec and found AFLQ, and was invited to a match. Great community, great people, great sport!

Which AFL team do you support? Geelong Cats. Truly the best team! Go Cats!

 

Phil Manassa

Phil Manassa

he/him

Director & Saints Head Coach

Member since: 2014

Committee roles: Director (2024)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? Got involved by emailing Ronan, one of the previous committee presidents, about joining  the league and been a member ever since!

Which AFL team do you support? Collingwood Magpies

 

Natasha Teich

Natasha Teich

she/her

Consultant

Member since: 

Committee roles: Consultant (2024), Director

How did you get involved in AFLQ? 

Which AFL team do you support? 

 

 

Emilia Levitcharsky

Emilia Levitcharsky

she/her

Consultant

Member since: 

Committee roles: Consultant (2024)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? 

Which AFL team do you support?  West Coast Eagles

 

Nick Curtis

Nick Curtis

he/him

 

Consultant

Member since: 2022

Committee roles: Consultant (2024)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I got invovled through my friend, Brett, who has been a member of the league for many years. 

Which AFL team do you support? Carlton Blues

 

Bogdan Rotaru

Bogdan Rotaru

he/him

Consultant

Member since: 2011

Committee roles: Consultant (2024), Director (2023), Vice-President (2013-2016)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I got involved thanks to Kyle Graham and a few beers after losing in the final of a cup game in soccer. Returned to committee due to a weather related incident.

Which AFL team do you support? Blue baggers (Carlton Blues)

 

 

Alexandra Jackson

Alexandra Jackson

she/her

Consultant – Quebec City Club Representative

Member since: 2023

Committee roles: Consultant (2024)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I decided to start a AFL league in Quebect City so I reached out to AFLQ for assistance and have been a member since! 

Which AFL team do you support? The Quebec City team! 

 

Olivier Bernard

Olivier Bernard

he/him

 

Consultant – Sherbrooke Club Representative

Member since: 2017

Committee roles: Consultant (2024)

How did you get involved in AFLQ? I joined the league when Charlene enrolled me (with a bit of help from Chris Shee back in the day).

Which AFL team do you support? Melbourne Demons