Holstein Australia Board and Committee Appointments
At the Holstein Australia Board meeting held following the thirty-sixth Annual General Meeting of the Association on 20 September the following Board and Committee appointments were confirmed.
Gino Pacitti, Misty Brae Holsteins, Myponga, South Australia, was appointed President of Holstein Australia for a three year term.
As advised to members prior to the Annual General Meeting, sitting director Jenny Grey had stated her intention to resign one year short of her full term effective from the conclusion of the meeting, creating a casual vacancy of a 12-month term.
Former Director Jacqui Suares, Calderbrae Holsteins, Larpent, Victoria, although eligible to do so decided not to renominate for a further three year term.
Under Rule 25 (d), the Board asked if she would accept an appointment to fill the 12-month position created by the resignation of Jenny Grey. Jacqui Suares confirmed and accepted an appointment to the Board for a fixed 12-month term. At the Board meeting following the AGM Mrs Suares was appointed Vice-President of the Association.
Sitting director, Phil Hall, Roblynne Holsteins, Harvey, Western Australia, was re-appointed Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee.
Board positions were confirmed as:
Mr Gino Pacitti - President
Mrs Jacqueline Suares OAM - Vice President
Mr Phil Hall - Chair, Finance and Audit Committee
Mr Garry Carpenter - Director
Breed Development and Confirmation Committee
Members were advised at the AGM that following the Breed Development and Conformation Committee (BDCC) nomination process, sitting Committee member, Brett Cirillo, had informed the Board that he had intended to renominate for his position but had missed the nomination deadline.
At the Board meeting following the AGM, Mr Cirillo was appointed to the BDCC by the Board for a further 3-year term.
Outgoing Holstein Australia President, Garry Carpenter, was appointed BDCC Chair.