Triathlon WA Board Members

Ross Pedlow


David Martin

Vice President

David is an I.T. professional with over 35 years experience, with the last 20 running his own business. With a tertiary backed in electronics, he spent many years building hardware infrastructures, but over the last 20 years has become a software developer, app developer, and online security consultant. His company also created the leading Australian 4WD tourism website (, which is an independent subsidiary business. David enjoys a diverse range of outdoor pursuits including scuba diving (qualified instructor), rock climbing, windsurfing, fishing, boating, 4WD travel and camping, cycling, swimming, adventure racing, and triathlon. David has been involved in multisport racing since 2005, having completed many long-course Adventure Races and Triathlons. He has completed 15 Ironman 70.3 events, including two World Championships and two Asia-Pacific Championships. David has served 3 terms as President of the North Coast Triathlon Club (2014 - 2017), is a Triathlon Development Coach and conducts squad training sessions for swimmers and cyclists at NCTC.

Meredith Hammat

Elected Member

Meredith Hammat has a long term interest in working with not-for-profit, member based organisations. In her current role as Secretary of Unions WA she represents 30 affiliated unions with 150,000 members in WA. She has a Masters degree and is a member of the State Training Board and the My Leave Board.  She took up triathlon after having kids and found it a great way to encourage the whole family to lead an active lifestyle.   

Ann Brinkamp

Elected Member

Ann holds a Bachelor of Commerce with 15 years experience in Business Development and Account Management. She has a particular interest in non-for-profit, member-based organisations and the associated member & customer experience.

Ann started triathlon in 2013, initially to get fit and meet different people. She enjoys the supportive nature of the sport as well as the opportunity to constantly find new a new challenge. 

Melanie Mason

Elected Member

Melanie is a qualified accountant with over 25 years commercial experience and has worked for the past 10 years in the education/not for profit sector.

She is a qualified England Athletics coach and volunteered as the Surrey County Statistician.

Melanie has followed triathlon for many years and has competed in a few but is more often see on the sidelines cheering on her teenage daughter, however she has vowed to compete again in the 2018-19 season! 

Melanie is the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Rob Suriano

Elected Member

Ben King

Elected Member

Steve Lyon

Elected Member