NHIA is managed by a Board of Directors elected by Members in accordance with the Rules of the Association so as to ensure representation which reflects the distribution of the industry throughout Australia.
The following are the current Board Members as confirmed at the Twenty-Eighth AGM:
Chairman - Mr Anthony Shelly, CEO of Genetics Australia and TLG Victoria, VIC
Deputy Chairman - Ms Cathy Bourke, Customer Service Manager, STGenetics Australia, NSW
Treasurer - Mr Phil Wren, CEO of National Herd Development, VIC & SA
Mr Adam Daniel: Co-Director of Numurkah NuGenes, VIC
Mr Mike Rose: Australian Country Manager, LIC, VIC
Mr Geoff Wood: General Manager of World Wide Sires Australia, VIC
About our Board members
Our Chair, Anthony Shelly, sees NHIA as the herd improvement industry’s only truly representative group, enabling it to speak on behalf of the sector with one voice.
Cathy Bourke sees NHIA as being about community, providing the ability to talk with like-minded people and discuss common issues, ultimately benefiting individual businesses and the wider industry.
Mike Rose believes if your business relies on herd improvement NHIA is the only truly representative body that works to promote and advance herd improvement at every level, from farm gate to an industry wide level.
Every industry needs to grow and regenerate. Geoff Wood believes NHIA plays a crucial role in creating pathways for new people to join the industry, providing them with access to high quality education and training.
Adam Daniel also sees NHIA as playing an important role in providing access to resources and information, particularly where artificial insemination training and professional development is concerned.
Phil Wren, our treasurer, believes growing NHIA membership will provide stronger industry representation that will benefit every herd improvement business in Australia.