Secretary- Public Officer
Marty Moses Secretary- Public Officer
Marty is actively involved in both the wool industry and the community. Most notably, his work as Director of the Inland Wool Brokers Association, Yennora Wool Brokers, and Director representing Brokers on the board of the Australian Wool Exchange Limited. In more recent years, Marty has developed a passion for sheep and genetics. He is currently a director of Merino Link and The Peter Westblade Scholarship and works tirelessly supporting the Peter Westblade Memorial Merino Challenge.
Craig Wilson- Chariman
Managing Director of Craig Wilson and Associates, Craig runs a Merino genetic consultancy business based in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales and services a client base across New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.
Craig is focused on providing independent and ethical services to the Australian Merino Industry, both primary producers and service providers.
Craig Wilson and Associates is the convenor of Australia’s largest ever commercial evaluation of Merino genetics, The Peter Westblade Memorial Merino Challenge (PWMMC).
Craig has been involved in merino production and genetic evaluation for over 20 years. Craig started his own business formally known as Craig Wilson Livestock more than ten years ago.
Sally Martin- Treasurer
David is the Managing Director of Growth Farms Australia, a company that specialises in the acquisition and management of agricultural investments in Australia on behalf of separate account and pooled fund investors. The business currently manages over AU$360M of assets across a diverse range of sectors including broad-acre cropping, sheep, beef, cotton and sugar. Prior to joining Growth Farms, David was a founding partner of Holmes Sackett and Associates, committing over twenty years to the business as it developed into the leading agricultural consulting business in South East Australia. He was also a board member of two Australian Co-operative Research Centres (Sheep and Future Farm Industries) and Prattley Livestock Equipment. David currently sits on a number of company boards related to agriculture.
Ben was a recipient of the scholarship in 2014 and is now on the committee. Ben managers at Yarrawonga Merino Stud. The PWS scholarship gave Ben fantastic exposure to the Merino industry whilst building a network. Ben also gained insight from breeding values and education he gained through the experience of the scholarship.
Georgie has been executive officer for the Peter Westblade Scholarship for 12 months. Georgie has a marketing background and previously worked in Sydney for the BBC & Macquarie Bank. Georgie lives in the Central West of NSW with her husband and 4 kids on a merino wool producing property. Georgie loves helping young people get stuck into agriculture.