Position: Director and Board Chairman
Board Responsibilities: Board Chairman and Chairman of Human Resources Committee
Board Involvement: Appointed 03/11/2004
Background / Interests: In 1975 my wife Helen and I purchased land at Yahl with the intention of building a home and business for our family. In 2017 we have an established cattle breeding business along with a vineyard and small winery. Over 30 years working in the education sector and close to 20 years in Natural Resources has enabled me to share my passions for learning and the wonderful environment in which we live with the wider South East community.
Board Responsibilities: Chair of Promotions Committee
Board Involvement: Appointed 01/07/2008
Background / Interests: Diploma of Business, Advanced Diploma Community Sector Management, Justice of the Peace. Life Memberships: netball and softball. Rotary Club of Mount Gambier Lakes Past President. South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) – trainer.
25 years experience in banking, not for profit, public and business sectors. Branch Manager Retail Banking over ten years.
Currently: Anglican Community Care Inc Manager Facilities and Administration, Privacy Officer.
Board Responsibilities: Promotions and Human Resources Committees, Legal Counsel
Board Involvement: Appointed 22/12/2010
Background / Interests: John is a practising and principal solicitor of a legal firm in Mount Gambier and enjoys being involved in community activities of all types. Serving as a UFS Director enables him to contribute to a valuable and long standing not for profit organisation.