Jodie Jones has extensive experience as a Principal and Deputy Principal of State Primary Schools in the Central Queensland and metropolitan Brisbane areas, and therefore has a passion for education and training.
Having been involved in the harness racing industry as an owner and breeder for more than 30 years, she is the wife to a trainer/driver, and also boasts a daughter who has become a successful trainer/driver in her own right.
Jodie has been a committee member for a variety of racing clubs and associations in Central Queensland and Brisbane. She is a life member of the Queensland Junior Harness Racing Association Inc. and has previously held a stablehand’s licence.
While appointed as the harness representative, she has a keen interest in the other two codes of racing, having previously been involved in ownership of thoroughbreds.
Jodie is a Board member of Harness Racing Australia and chairs the Industry Advisory Panel meetings for harness racing.
Her knowledge of the racing industry, and strong leadership skills, will enable the next exciting phase of harness racing to project into the future with many exciting projects on the horizon.