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Sarah Parker - Board Member

Sarah Parker

Relocating from Brisbane to the Goulburn Valley, 10 years ago, to commence dairy farming with her husband Raymond, opened up a world of opportunity for Sarah Parker. They own an irrigated dairy farm “Glencliffe”, where they milk stud registered Illawarra’s supplying milk to a boutique Italian Cheese Company. Raymond & Sarah 2014 Dairy Farmer of Year Awards finalists.

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Leisure Management, Certificate IV in Work Place Assessment Training and a Masters in Agriculture and Rural Development. Her professional roles, across a range of sectors, include Children’s Services Manager, YDDP Coordinator and CEO at Murray Dairy; Projects and Development Coordinator at Dookie College and Rural Entrepreneur Developer for Marcus Oldham College. She has worked as an agricultural industry trainer and is currently employed as a milk supply manager.

Sarah is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Director’s Course.

Board positions include:

  • President, Australian Women in Agriculture
  • National Rural Women’s Coalition
  • Primary Skills Victoria,
  • Victorian Farmers Federations’ Farm Business & Regional Development and Work Place Relations Committees.

Sarah is a Victorian Rural Woman of Year Award Finalist and has been a finalist in several categories of the Victorian Community Achievement Awards.