Naomi is currently the Director of Boldrewood Dairy, a 550 cow dairy farm in Bessiebelle as well as a Director of Southern Rural Water. Naomi was elected to the Gardiner Dairy Foundation Board by a unanimous vote of the Members. Gardiner Dairy Foundation Chairman, Dr Bruce Kefford said Naomi’s leadership abilities and extensive experience in the dairy industry will add considerable, complimentary skills to the Gardiner Dairy Foundation.

“We congratulate Naomi on her appointment and look forward to her contribution to the Gardiner Dairy Foundation in advancing a vibrant dairy industry,” Dr Kefford said. “With her experiences at board level, on-farm and her contribution to the sector more broadly, Naomi
will provide valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing the dairy industry in Victoria.”

For over twenty years, Naomi has been an active participant in the dairy industry in Victoria with previously held board and committee roles at Southern Rural Water, the Australian Dairy Farmers, Victoria Farmers Federation and WestVic Dairy Project Steering Committee. In these roles, Naomi demonstrated a strong interest in developing emerging leaders and a long-term, sustainable future for the dairy sector. Naomi is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds an Advanced Diploma of Agriculture and Diploma of Teaching.