GRAINS COUNCIL OFFICER BEARERS
President - Ross Johns
Vice President - Ashley Fraser
Grains Group Manager - Stephen Sheridan
Grains Project and Policy Officer - Annabel Mactier
Northern Mallee - Peter Thompson
Southern Mallee - Craig Henderson*
Eastern Mallee - Vacant
West Wimmera - Pru Cook
Wimmera - Vacant
Charlton - Jason Mellings
Bendigo - Vacant
Murray Goulburn - Vacant
Southern - Anthony Mulcahy
Seeds Industry - Ashley Fraser
If you have an issue you would like the Council to discuss, or you are interested in becoming involved in the Council, please speak to your regional representative or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Appointed by the VFF Grains Council for the remainder of the term per clause 8.6.1 of the VFF Constitution
MEET OUR PRESIDENT
Ross Johns is a grains and livestock farmer from Warracknabeal, in Victoria’s Wimmera. He runs wheat, barley, canola and some pulse crops on his property, along with wool and prime lambs. Ross brings extensive experience to the role of VFF Grains Council President.
Prior to being elected to the role, he was Vice President of the VFF Grains Council for one year, and has previously held board positions on ABB Grain, GRDC and Western Water. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Australian Centre for Rural Studies and Marcus Oldham College.
As President of the Grains Group, Ross is committed to sustainable growth and development of Australian agriculture. He is excited to work at the VFF with a progressive team focused on resolving the limiting factors to industry prosperity.