Board Members

The Australian Wagyu Association Board unanimously supports publication of the AWA Wagyu BREEDPLAN, the largest genetic evaluation of Japanese Black and Red  (Wagyu)  cattle that is publicly available worldwide.  The AWA Board has a duty to review and continuously improve Wagyu BREEDPLAN for ongoing breed development.  The Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) within Wagyu BREEDPLAN and Profitability Indexes, updated monthly, are supported by AWA as representing the best scientific knowledge available at the time of publication.


MikeBuchanan

Mike Buchanan

President and Chair

125 Pindimar Road
Tea Gardens NSW 2324

02 4997 0482  |    0437 047 234
board@wagyu.org.au


JohnSpreadborough

John Spreadborough

Senior Vice President

186 Molloy Road,
Morningside QLD 4170

07 3399 9143  |    0408 787 922
board@wagyu.org.au


board-sharon

Sharon Oates

Junior Vice President

631 Glen Alvie Road
Glen Alvie VIC 3979

03 5678 3228  |    0417 101 998
board@wagyu.org.au


CharliePerry

Charles Perry

Treasurer

201 Nowlands Road
Aberfoyle, NSW, 2350

02 6775 8332  |    0422 662 196
board@wagyu.org.au


pete_cabassi

Pete Cabassi

Director

"Obi Kobi" 1280 Obi Obi Road
Kidaman Creek QLD 4574

N/A  |    0414 865 911
board@wagyu.org.au


board-ginalincoln

Gina Lincoln

Director

905 Yarck Road
Gobur VIC 3719

N/A  |    0417 448 126
board@wagyu.org.au


selwynmaller2

Selwyn Maller

Director

1869 Cattle Creek Road
Wallumbilla QLD

07 4623 5146  |    0427 763 354
board@wagyu.org.au


Dean Pollard

Dean Pollard

Director

2493 South Yaamba Road
South Yaamba, Rockhampton QLD 4702

N/A  |    0427 770 917
board@wagyu.org.au


chantal

Chantal Winter

Director

‘Macquarie Downs',
2072 Millmerran-Leyburn Road,
Leyburn QLD 4365

07 4695 5132  |    0427 875 878
board@wagyu.org.au


LornaTomkinson2

Lorna Tomkinson

Director

82 Manchester Road,
Bindera NSW 2422

0427 584 150  |    0427 584 150
board@wagyu.org.au


 

BOARD COMMITTEES

Executive Committee

President and Board Chair: Mike Buchanan
Senior Vice President: John Spreadborough
Junior Vice President: Sharon Oates
Treasurer: Charles Perry

Committees

Audit, Risk and Finance

Chair: Charles Perry
Lorna Tomkinson
Selwyn Maller
Chantal Winter
John Spreadborough

Conference and Competitions

Chair: Selwyn Maller
John Spreadborough
Charlie Perry
Sharon Oates
Gina Lincoln
Chantal Winter

Corporate Affairs

Chair: Mike Buchanan
John Spreadborough
Lorna Tomkinson
Chantal Winter
Pete Cabassi

Genetic Improvement

Chair: Mike Buchanan
Dean Pollard
John Spreadborough
Lorna Tomkinson
Pete Cabassi
Sharon Oates
Gina Lincoln

Strategic Planning

Chair: Pete Cabassi
Dean Pollard
Charlie Perry
Chantal Winter

Wagyu Services Pty Ltd

Selwyn Maller
Charles Perry

Note:
1. The President is ex-officio on all committees.
2. The Chief Executive Officer is ex-officio in all Committees, but with no voting rights.
3. Board members may attend any committee meeting to which they are not a member, but will have no voting rights and are asked to refrain from making comments.
4. Staff and invitees to committee meetings have no voting rights.

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