News from January 2021
After 25 years of dedicated service to the Association of Rotational Moulders Australasia (ARMA), CEO Leisa Donlan has tendered her resignation. The ARMA Board of Directors has appointed Michelle Rose as their new CEO.
With a Degree in Hotel Management and a background in event organisation, Michelle started with the ARMA almost 15 years ago, in the role of Deputy Executive Officer. During her career so far, Michelle has organised conferences and study tours all over the world and gained…
The Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association is advertising for a new Chief Executive, following the departure of former CEO Ashley Manicaros in November. Executive Officer Romy Carey is currently serving in an acting CEO capacity.
Mrs Carey has worked for the NTCA as Executive Officer for the past two years. A statement said she brought a wealth of industry experience to the role, including placing as a finalist in the 2020 NT Young Achiever’s Agriculture Awards and working in the NT…
The Red Meat Advisory Council Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Reith Parker as the new Chief Executive Officer for RMAC.
Mr Parker has most recently been an Advisor to the Queensland Office of the Leader of the Opposition; a role requiring extensive stakeholder engagement and industry relationship management.
Prior to this Mr Parker gained experience in economics, trade and industry affairs with Sheep Producers Australia. He also has an academic background in agriculture,…
The Victorian Farmers Federation has appointed Jane Lovell as the state farm organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective 15 February.
VFF president Emma Germano said Ms Lovell came to the position with significant industry experience as the Manager for national rural issues at AgriFutures, and as a former CEO with Seafood Industry Australia.
“Jane will bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the role and I look forward to working with Jane in continuing to move the…
The voice of Australia’s veterinary profession, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), celebrates its centenary in 2021.
The AVA provides essential leadership on animal welfare issues, contributes to government policy development, lobbies for improvements in legislation, and develops quality assurance programs that relate to standards of care for patients in veterinary hospitals.
“From small beginnings, something strong has grown - we can be proud of what the AVA has achieved…
The National Disability Services (NDS) Board has recently elected Rohan Braddy, CEO of Mambourin Enterprises Ltd, as the new President of NDS.
Rohan Braddy, who has been a member of the Board since 2010, replaces Joan McKenna Kerr as President and Chair of the NDS Board. Joan, McKenna Kerr who is CEO of the Autism Association of Western Australia, served as NDS President from 2015 to 2020 and remains a Director of the Board, a position she has held for over 10 years and will also remain…
Following their recent Board Election, the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) has appointed a new President, Professor Ian Meyers OAM.
Prof Meyers is a general practitioner dentist and an honorary professor at The University of Queensland School of Dentistry. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is a past president of the Australian Dental Association QLD Branch.