Mr Martin operates a wheat, canola and sorghum farm at Mullaley near Gunnedah.
Comprehensive and successful involvement in agri-business management and investment, with a track record over more than three decades in farming and leadership, problem solving and strategic planning across economic, environmental and social issues. Mr Martin spent most of his work career involved in community awareness, communication, consultation and leadership.
His areas of interest are and demonstrably have been in agricultural land management and environmental capability, service and infrastructure requirements, economic development, marketing structures, R&D, business and risk management.
He has been a participant and leader in important and complex change processes for particular organisations and their interested community’s. Additionally he has actively sought a close involvement in ensuring both good stewardship within these organisations and ensuring that substantive change decisions were well consulted through their broader stakeholder group.
Mr Wilson with his wife Robyn, son Nathaniel and daughter in law Kate, run a mixed farming operation on 4 farms at Trangie. They produce wool, grain lamb, mutton and beef.
Mr Wilson is a graduate of Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School. He holds degrees in Economics and Law from the Australian National University as well as a Diploma in Financial Management from the New England University. He holds certificates from The Australian Institute of Company Directors. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1977 and was for many years a partner in a legal firm with offices in Nyngan, Trangie, Orange and Blayney.
He is a former NSWF Vice President, Board Member, Treasurer, Member and Chair of the BEAT Committee and its representative on the National Farmers Federation Trade Committee.
Mr Wilson is currently Chair of the NSWF Narromine/Trangie Branch and serves on the Constitutional Review and Inland Rail Taskforces.
Mr Brown is a wheat, sheep wool and beef cattle farmer at Borambola.
He has a Degree in Applied Science (CSU), Diploma in Vocational Education and Training. He also has extensive experience in part time teaching at TAFE NSW (agriculture), Head Trainer Chemcert for 9 years Senior First Aid RFS training Group Captain and Brigade Captain NSWRFS.
Currently working as a loss adjuster in crop insurance for a Brisbane based consultant company. Former NSWF Vice President, NSWF Board member and chair of numerous NSWF committees including Rural Affairs.
Mr McColl owns and manages a mixed farming operation producing sheep, prime lambs, cattle and grains.
He has undertaken major farm infrastructure redesign for water, fencing and tree planting and has also undertaken ongoing education with HRM, RCS and conservation farming.
Mrs Petrie and her ex-husband Bill, a fifth-generation farmer, and their son Tim, breed beef cattle, harvest timber and run a tourism venture on their five family-owned enterprises south-east of Tenterfield.
Mrs Petrie has held many positions at NSW Farmers including Conservation Resource and Management committee Chair, Executive Councillor and Branch Chair.
She has experience in Natural Resource Management and environmental legislation - native vegetation, private native forestry, wild dogs, pest management, fire, wilderness, threatened species, mining, national parks, State Forests and leasehold issues, Significant experience in negotiations at all levels of government.