Board of Trustees

Highly qualified and respected Trustees guarantee rigorous and independent allocation of donations.

Tim MarshallChair
30 years experience with organic standards, certification and inspection, in Australia and another 30 countries. Past key roles in NASAA, IFOAM, OFA and Acres Australia. Currently author, trainer and consultant.
Dr Paul Kristiansen Dr Paul Kristiansen
Associate Professor at UNE, specializing in horticulture, weed ecology and management, organic farming systems, experimental design and analysis.
Liz Clay Ms Liz Clay
Organic vegetable farmer; IFOAM World Board (1998-2005); Chair West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (2003-2011); Chair Victorian Organic Industry Committee - VOICe (2009-2012); Chair Gippsland Climate Change Network.
Dr Sarah Wheeler Dr Sarah Wheeler
Associate Professor Wheeler is a researcher at the Centre for Global Food & Resources, University of Adelaide. She has expertise in economics in the areas of irrigated farming, organic farming, water markets and water scarcity.
photo Ms Robyn Neeson
Formerly Organic Industry Development Officer, NSW Department of Primary Industries.
   

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Past Trustees

Prof Peter Cornish Prof Peter Cornish (2009-2011)
Professor at UWS, specialising in agronomy and soil science, farming system design and management, agriculture and the environment, and rural development (India)
Terry Hehir Mr Terry Hehir (2009-2012)
Organic dairy farmer; Chair of Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia; Nuffield Scholar.
The Hon John Kerin The Hon John Kerin (2009-2012)
Former Commonwealth Minister for Primary Industries (1983-1991); Board CSIRO; Board Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority; Chair: Board of Poultry CRC.
Dr Helen Scott-Orr Dr Helen Scott-Orr (2009-2012)
Veterinary and agricultural research management consultant; former Director, NSW Department of Primary Industries.
Dr Els Wynen Dr Els Wynen (2009-2017)
Agricultural economist, specialising in the economics of organic farming, marketing, trade, environmental effects of farming systems and research. Presently engaged in the analysis of data on organic agriculture in Australia.