The governing Council of the Dairy Research Foundation comprises members of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science and the University of Sydney, representatives of industry and government groups, and interested individuals from within the dairying community.


The day to day management of the Foundation is carried out by the Council that meets regularly under the chairmanship of the President.

Ex officio council members

President Mrs Jane Sherborne
Vice-Principal Advancement (or nominee) Ms Melissa Bonevska
Director of Foundation Prof Yani Garcia
Dean, Faculty of Science (University Officer) Prof Iain Young
Vice President Mr Gavin Moore


Elected council members

Ms April Browne Mr Michael Jeffery
Mr Brett Ruth Dr Nicolas Lyons
Prof Cameron Clark Prof Paul Sheehy
Mr Colin Thompson Mr Peter Beale
Mr Daniel Dickeson Ms Rose Philipzen
Miss Helen Golder Mr Shaughn Morgan
Mr Ken Ganer

Honorary Governors

Mr Gregory Lindsay-Owen Dr Jim Gooden
Emeritus Prof. Frank Annison Mr Dave Heptonstall
Dr Roy Kellaway


Administrative Officer Mrs Kirsty Jaensch