Central West, Western LLS welcomes new, familiar board members

Will Martel from Gollan, a farmer, agricultural consultant and Grains Research and Development Corporation panel member has been elected. Photo: ACM.

Will Martel from Gollan, a farmer, agricultural consultant and Grains Research and Development Corporation panel member has been elected. Photo: ACM.

A diverse range of passionate agricultural leaders have all been elected to the Central West and Western Local Land Services board.

New faces on the Western LLLS 2020 Board include Lawrence Clarke of Roto, Hugh McLean of Booligal and Garry Hannigan a former wool classer and Nuffield Scholar.

Michael Davis, who is a partner in his family's grazing enterprises near Brewarrina and a wool classer, plus Anita O'Connor have also been elected.

Familiar faces who have been reelected are Magnus Aitken, Rebecca Bunyan, Felicity McLeod and Kate McBride.

The Central West LLS have welcomed Andrew Rice, a landholder near Parkes plus Paul Brydon, a longstanding member of the Narromine Local Aboriginal Land Council.

Gollan's Will Martel and David Leslie King Waters, a rural financial counsellor, who owns mixed farming enterprises at Mendooran and Tottenham have also been elected.

Re-appointed board members include Susan Madden, of Dubbo who will continue as Board Chair.

Christine White, who operates a livestock production business near, Coolah and Chris Sweeney, a former farmer and now machinery sales manager from Forbes have been reelected.

Local Land Services state-wide chair, Richard Bull said the new boards are a great result.

"There are some really good opportunities for people to become engaged as board members in what goes on in their local region" he said.

"The board has an opportunity to assist all the different programs undertaken in their region."

To find out more on the board members visit www.lls.nsw.gov.au

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