THE AFL Central Victoria Commission has appointed Norm Sheahan to the new position of football administration officer.
Sheahan will resign immediately as president of the Bendigo Junior Football League to take up the role.
The emphasis of the role will be to support the Bendigo Football-Netball League and the BJFL.
"We are very pleased that Norm has provided us with a wonderful option to provide our operations manager Justin Abrams with significant support," AFLCV regional manager Paul Hamilton said.
"He has a strong history as a good communicator and has devoted countless hours to the development of junior football in our region."