Board

President - Ian Frith

Portfolio

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
MARKETING & PROMOTIONS

Responsibilities

Portfolio Responsibilities & Marketing & Promotion

Regional Responsibilities

Overseas
Tasmania
Victorian Western

Contact

Mr Ian Frith
Mill Creek
286 Tindalls Lane
Berry NSW 25354

Email: ian@millpaca.com or ian@alpaca.asn.au

Vice President - Sue Harris

Portfolio

MEMBERSHIP & REGISTRATIONS

Responsibilities

Portfolio responsibilities (eAlpaca) and assisting  the President

Regional Responsibilities

Victoria Eastern

Contact

Dr Sue Harris
Madgwicks,
Level 6, 140 William Street
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Tel: 03 9242 4717
Email:sue@alpaca.asn.au

Biographical Notes

Dr Sue Harris
BA, LLB (Hons) Ph.D

Sue is a partner in Onyx Alpacas, a black huacaya and suri stud in south-western Victoria. She is an active member of the Victorian Western Region and has acted as a steward at regional shows and the Royal Melbourne Show.

Sue has been a practising lawyer for over thirty years, and is a Partner at Madgwicks Lawyers (Melbourne) where she focuses on property and commercial transactions. She has also been a part-time lecturer and tutor at Melbourne University and an instructor at Leo Cussen Centre for Law. Sue is currently a director of COTA Vic (Council on the Ageing (Victoria) Inc) and has been Secretary of the Traralgon Arts Council and Deputy Chair, and later Secretary, of the Victorian Arts Council.

Having had a strong interest in natural fibres for many years, Sue has completed the two-year Certificate course in hand-spinning with the Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria.

Treasurer - Steve O'Keefe

Portfolio

AUDIT & RISK (including Audit & Risk Committee)

Responsibilities

Portfolio responsibilities & Financial Management

Regional Responsibilities

Victoria Central

Contact

Mr Steve O'Keefe
O'Keefe Accounting
19/125 Fern Street
GERRINGONG NSW 2534
Tel: 02 4234 1188
Mob: 0488 344 666
Fax: 02 4210 7328
Email: steve@alpaca.asn.au

Biographical Notes

Steve O'Keefe
B Com. C A

Steve is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, Registered Company Auditor and Registered Tax Agent. He has 31 years public practice experience, 22 as a partner/principal in his own firms advising a large number of SMEs, high net wealth individuals and NFP public companies.

Steve is an alpaca breeder and has been a member of the AAA since 2013 with a small herd of 25 animals on the South Coast of NSW. He is a past Vice President and Treasurer of the Southern NSW region of the AAA. He is the chairman of the AAA’s Audit & Risk committee and has been a member of this committee since 2015.

Director - Sharon Dawson

Portfolio

SHOWING AND JUDGING (including Showing and Judging Committee)

Responsibilities

 

Regional Responsibilities

SQNNSW
QLD

Contact

Sharon Dawson
149 Eastview Drive
Orangeville NSW 2570

Mob: 0410 461 343
Email: sharon@alpaca.asn.au

Director - Andrew Hulme

Portfolio

ALPACA YOUTH EDUCATION (New Portfolio incorporating Paraders & Junior Judging)
TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Responsibilities

 

Regional Responsibilities

NSW

Contact

Andrew Hulme
21 Louie Lane
Spring Creek NSW 2800

Mob: 0438 880 532
Email: andrew@alpaca.asn.au

Director - Ian Preuss

Portfolio

Responsibilities

MEMBERSHIP, INCLUDING MEMBER SERVICES 

Regional Responsibilities

South Australia

Contact

Mob: 0407 931 789

Email: ian2@alpaca.asn.au

Director - Trevor Parry

Portfolio

Responsibilities

TRAINING & EDUCATION; AWEX 

Regional Responsibilities

WA

Contact

Mob: 0408 539 359

Email:trevor@alpaca.asn.au