John was appointed to the Bonlac Supply Company Board in September 2016. Prior to taking up the role with the BSC Board, John had been on the BSC Supplier forum.
John is also an independent board member of The Vet Group, and an active CFA member. John has previously chaired WestVic Dairy, The Regional Education Committee, and Workplace Planning & Action which was a Dairy Australia pilot program.
John has an Associate Diploma in Applied Science (Ambulance Officer), an Advanced Dip. in Agriculture and is a member of Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Deputy Chair / Eastern (Vic) Director
Stuart was appointed to the Bonlac Supply Company Board in September 2016. Stuart and his wife are share farmers in Westbury, Victoria. Prior to taking up the role with the BSC Board, Stuart had been an active member of the BSC Supplier Forum since 2012. Stuart is also the chair of the Australian Milk Quality Steering Committee (since 2013), a member of the GippsDairy Workforce Steering Committee (since 2014) and is a Brigade Lieutenant in the Westbury CFA. Prior to dairy farming, Stuart (who is a registered veterinarian) operated as a vet in Northern Victoria (Tatura region). Stuart completed his Bachelor of Veterinary Science at Melbourne University, and has also completed the BSC Leadership Program.
South (Tas) Director
Alan was appointed to the Bonlac Supply Company Board in October 2017. Alan has extensive board experience with current directorships on the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (including three years as Vice President, five years as Chair of the TFGA Dairy Council and two years chairing the TFGA Audit and Risk committee) and the Winnaleah Irrigation Scheme Ltd. (including 11 years as managing director). Alan has also completed the ADIC short course for company directors.
Paul was appointed to the Bonlac Supply Company Board in September 2018. Paul has previously been vice president of the United Dairy Farmers of Victoria, President of the Victorian Farmers Federation and a Board member of the National Farmers Federation, and also a director of Murray Goulburn Co-operative. Paul was also a member of the Victorian Parliament from 2006-2014, holding the roles of the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, and Chairman of the Rural and Regional Committee of the Victorian Parliament.
Bruce was appointed to the Bonlac Supply Company Board in September 2018. Bruce and his family moved to their current farm in Tyrendarra from New Zealand in 1996. Bruce’s farm is a family affair with his two sons employed in the business, and he is also a major sponsor of his local Tyrendarra Football and Netball club. Bruce is currently president of the Wannon branch of the United Dairy Farmers of Victoria, has also been an active member of the Bonlac Supply Company and Fonterra Supplier Forum and he also sits on the Energy Futures Customer Advisory Panel – CitiPower / Powercor / United Energy.
Greg was appointed to the Bonlac Supply Company Board in May 2013. Greg is the former CEO and Managing Director of Patties Foods Ltd and has over 20 years directorship experience. Greg has held Senior Executive roles at George Weston Foods Ltd in Australia and New Zealand. He has served on the Board of the Australia Food and Grocery Council and has a strong background in finance. Greg is currently a consultant and non-executive director for a number of food manufacturing companies.