Livestock SA welcomes new board members

Changing of the guard for Livestock SA

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Livestock SA will welcome three new faces to its board at its annual general meeting to be held at Hahndorf on Friday August 11.

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Livestock SA president Geoff Power has decided to stand down from the board next month at the AGM.

Livestock SA president Geoff Power has decided to stand down from the board next month at the AGM.

Livestock SA will welcome three new representatives at its annual general meeting, to be held at Hahndorf next month.

Eyre Peninsula sheep and cattle producer Mark Dennis, Koppio; Far North pastoralist Gillian Fennell, Lambina Station, via Marla, and Lower North Poll Dorset and White Suffolk breeder Kate McLachlan, Gawler River, will join returned board members Richard Halliday, Bordertown and Allan Piggott, Moorlands, for a two-year term.

Koppio producer Mark Dennis.

Koppio producer Mark Dennis.

Gillian Fennell, Lambina Station via Marla.

Gillian Fennell, Lambina Station via Marla.

Mr Halliday is Wool Producers Australia president and Mr Piggott is chairperson of the SA Sheep Industry Blueprint and vice president of Sheepmeat Council of Australia.

They join board members Joe Keynes, Keyneton, Andrew Clarke, Allandale Station, Oodnadatta, Jamie Heinrich, Parndana, Bill Nosworthy, Elliston and Penny Schulz, Field who have a year left to run.

Kate McLachlan, Newbold, Gawler River.

Kate McLachlan, Newbold, Gawler River.

The new trio will replace president Geoff Power, Orroroo, treasurer Andy Withers, Naracoorte and Jack England, Keilira who have decided to stand down from the board.

Livestock SA chief executive officer Andrew Curtis welcomed the new board members.

“Our three new board members have a strong background in livestock production and will provide strong representation from across the state while continuing to broaden the skills and experience of our Livestock SA Board,” he said.

“We acknowledge our three outgoing board members, our current president Geoff Power, treasurer Andy Withers and Jack England, who have all delivered a huge depth of experience and commitment as inaugural members of the Livestock SA board.

“All have a strong history in livestock advocacy and we thank them for their long service to our industry.”

The Livestock SA AGM will be held in conjunction with the inaugural GROWING SA Conference on Friday August 11.

To register: www.livestocksa.org.au/AGM

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