Current SASAG Members

Ian Rowett (Chair)

Deputy Chair & Stud Merino Breeders Representative

A SA Stud Merino Breeders former president, Ian runs a poll merino stud at Marrabel in the lower Mid North. Ian has represented SA nationally with SAFF Livestock and Stud Breeders, and locally on animal welfare issues.

Keith Bolto (Deputy Chair)

Producer Representative

Keith and family run a self-replacing merino flock on Kangaroo Island. All replacement sheep are objectively classed and rams are bred on farm using AI from sires selected using ASBVs.

Leonie Mills

Producer Representative

Leonie farms at Cowell on the Eastern Eyre Peninsula and her family operate a poll merino stud (of which she is stud master) and a commercial flock for prime lamb production.

Jane Kellock

Producer Representative

Jane's family run a poll merino commercial flock at Farrell Flat. Jane is the Southern Australian Meat Research Council - SA Chair plus a SA Sheep Industry Blueprint and MLA Selection Committee member.

Nette Fischer

Producer Representative

Nette, along with her family, operates a White Suffolk Stud and grain property near Wasleys in the lower Mid North.

Lachlan Stewart

Producer Representative

Lachie and his family farm near Kingston in the state’s South East running a commercial fine merino flock and mating ¼ of the ewes to White Suffolk sires for prime lamb production.

Rohan Giles

Producer Representative

Rohan farms at Lucindale in the South East with his family where they produce prime lambs and grass fed beef cattle.

Bradley Bateman

Livestock SA Representative

Brad is a prime lamb producer at Millicent in the state’s South East, running a first cross sheep flock with lambs marketed for export.

Anthony Pearce

Australian Stud Sheep Breeders Association Representative

Anthony runs Suffolk and Hampshire Downs studs on several Adelaide Hills properties. He is also a ruminant nutritionist and operates a stock feed manufacturing and rural supplies business.

Dr Elise Spark

Ministerial Representative

Dr Elise Spark has worked as a veterinarian for PIRSA since 2012 after seven years in private veterinary practice. Her experience includes animal health disease surveillance systems; emergency preparedness and response; on-farm biosecurity and abattoir surveillance.

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