GippsDairy is governed by a board of nine directors. The Board is made up of six dairy farmers and three specialist directors. Board members are appointed for three year terms and can serve a maximum of three terms.
She is a participant in The Observership Program and a recipient of a Young Farmer Upskill and Invest Scholarship. She is also a member of the Young Farmers Advisory Council.
Her farm has received both Dairy Australia Milk Quality awards and Premium Milk Quality awards.
Peter grew up on a dairy farm in South Gippsland and has nearly 30 years' experience in the industry including dairy farming, milk processing & manufacturing.
He has previously worked for Bonlac Foods & Murray Goulburn, ran his own dairy farm and is currently the Milk Supply Manager for Burra Foods in Korumburra.
Shiona has been a farmer director on the Gippsdairy Board since 2017 and has recently been elected as the Deputy Chair. She has been dairy farming in Glen Alvie, South Gippsland since 2003, starting in a share farm arrangement, moving onto farm ownership in 2006. Prior to dairy farming she worked as a nutrition consultant to farmers across the Gippsland region and Southern NSW Coast.
He has twice been a finalist for ‘sharefarmer of the year’.
Dan, a dairy consultant from Jindivick, joined the GippsDairy board in 2016. He adds a wealth of knowledge to the board, having worked as a private consultant for D-ARM consulting, a senior lecturer at LaTrobe University and in research and extension for the Department of Primary Industries Victoria, Ellinbank.
He specialises in farm business management.