The former chairman of stewards in Victoria, Des Gleeson, has been appointed deputy chairman of the Tasracing Board.
Also the former director of Integrity Services and chairman of stewards for the Victoria racing Club and Racing Victoria, Gleeson joined the Tasracing Board in January 2010.
Tasracing chairman Dean Cooper said in a statement he was delighted Gleeson had accepted the position.
“Des’ contribution has been important,” Cooper said.
“As the thoroughbred code’s director, he attends Thoroughbred Advisory Network meetings and is Tasracing’s nominated director on Racing Australia, where he is the chairman of the Integrity and Welfare Executive Committee.”