Susie is a strong advocate of the rural communities that are supported by agriculture and understands first-hand the challenges facing women in the sector. Susie is extremely excited by the opportunity WoTL presents to support women across all of agriculture and fill a gap that is largely unfilled. Susie brings experience in leadership, governance of industry and community not-for-profits to help support WoTL’s development and evolution.
Hannah Loller is a founding member of WoTL and the inaugural chair, staying on the board to continue to contribute to the evolution of the organisation. Hannah brings to WoTL skills in strategic thinking and relationship management, which is grounded in the grass roots reality of being a women involved in an agricultural enterprise. Hannah continually demonstrates her commitment to WoTL and her local community by ensuring opportunities are available for women to access professional development so they can reach their fully potential. Hannah and her husband Peter also host a trial site for Mallee Sustainable Farming on their property at Lowaldie.
Yung has nearly two decades of experience working in peacebuilding and international development for the Australian government, United Nations and aid agencies. She is a research fellow at the Australian Council for Educational Research where she manages research and evaluation programs across the Asia-Pacific region. She has seen firsthand the critical role women play in achieving more sustainable economic and social development in their communities, through the unique set of skills that they bring to the negotiation table that prioritises social welfare, peace, justice and equity. Yung is a passionate advocate for the equal participation and full involvement of women in all aspects of government, business and the social sectors.
With over 25 years of providing succession and retirement planning advice to farming clients Tony comes to WoTL with a desire to make a difference to people in the agricultural sector and help improve their lives. Tony has a long track record of developing business and associated services and is currently the CEO of Hub 39, under which 6 businesses run. As well as a strong financial and business acumen Tony also brings experience in marketing to the WoTL Board.