Highly qualified and respected Trustees guarantee rigorous and independent allocation of donations.
|Tim Marshall – Chair|
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.
|Ms Robyn Neeson|
Formerly Organic Industry Development Officer, NSW Department of Primary Industries (1996-2014); organic grower; member of numerous organic committees and recipient of the OFA Lifetime Achievement Award 2010. Conducted research (NSW DPI 1981-2014) in vegetables, citrus, stonefruit, plant/water relations; and organic production systems – spelt, vegetables and rice.
|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|
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.
|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)
|Mr Terry Hehir (2009-2012)|
Organic dairy farmer; Chair of Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia; Nuffield Scholar.
|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 (2009-2012)|
Veterinary and agricultural research management consultant; former Director, NSW Department of Primary Industries.
|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.
|Dr Paul Kristiansen (2009-2022)|
Associate Professor at UNE, specialising in horticulture, weed ecology and management, organic farming systems, experimental design and analysis. Often busy in SE Asia.