Federal Council



Chair - Federal Council
Qld Councillor

David is a Director of the Darwalla Group of businesses which produce poultry under the Golden Cockerel brand. Located at Mt Cotton southeast of Brisbane the operation is vertically integrated with its own feed mill and shared processing plant. David is also a Director on the International Feed Industry Federation and heavily involved in Rotary.



Vice Chair - Federal Council
SA Councillor

Kym holds a senior management role with DSM Nutritional Products and is based in Adelaide. DSM produces stock feed and additives for the feed milling sector and is part of a multi-national conglomerate based in Europe.



WA Councillor

Ross is the Operations Manager at Thompson and Redwood, a manufacturer of stockfeed in the Perth environs. Ross has been in the industry for over 30 years involved in mills in the eastern states as well as WA. He also has experience in pet food manufacturing as well.


SA Councillor

Robin is a seasoned feed mill operator working for Inghams Enterprises based in White Sands, South Australia.


VIC Councillor

David is the COO of Southern Stockfeeds based in Foster, with a manufacturing site in Bridgewater-on-Loddon in central Victoria. David has a vast array of stock feed experience both internationally and domestically.


VIC Councillor

Megan is trained in Equine Nutrition and is currently studying her Masters in Marketing at RMIT.  She is currently employed as the Brand Manager and Technical / Quality Advisor for boutique feed mill Green Valley Grains and the Marketing Manager of Eastern Distributors.  Over the past 20 years Megan has worked at Kentucky Equine Research and has been an Equine Science Lecturer at NMIT.



NSW Councillor

Richard is the Manager, Feedmill Operations for Inghams Enterprises.



NSW Councillor

Kobus is the manager of milling at Mauri Foods (Weston’s) in Sydney. He has great international experience having led milling operations in New Zealand, Nigeria and South Africa.


QLD Councillor

Michelle has been the Stockfeed and Animal Nutrition fields for 28 years, currently the Operations Manager for Rabar Pty Ltd in Beaudesert, Queensland. She has been in the field as a Technical Sales Representative, in the Feed Mill as a Nutritionist, Mill Manager, dabbled in office management in a small hiatus in 2009 -2011. Ruminant nutrition background with a B. App Sci. (Rural Tech) from The University of Queensland.   Has a strong quality assurance back ground with GMP, FeedSafe and HACCP.    

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Greg Friedrichs

WA Councillor

Greg is the West Coast Manager of Weston Animal Nutrition a branch of George Weston Foods. Greg has been involved in the feed milling industry for the past 8 years and prior to this he spent 25 years in the flour milling industry undertaking various management roles in quality, operations and supply chain.