United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) today announced Mark Billing as the successful candidate for the role of UDV Vice-President at the online UDV Annual Meeting.
VFF Returning Officer and Chief Executive Officer Jane Lovell welcomed and congratulated Mr Billing on his appointment to the key role within UDV.
“I congratulate Mark on his appointment and look forward to working with him to help progress the future of the Victorian dairy industry.”
“I would also like to thank and acknowledge Ian Morris for his interest in the role and to the many UDV members who voted and ensured their voice was heard,” Ms Lovell said.
Mr Billing replaces outgoing UDV Vice-President, John Keely who has been in the role since 2018.
“John has contributed a huge amount whilst in the role of UDV Vice-President over the past three years, and before that in his nine years on UDV Policy Council. I would like to thank him for this and the positive impact he’s made on the Victorian dairy industry during this time,” Ms Lovell said.
About the UDV Vice-President
Mark lives near Colac in Victoria’s South West where he operates his dairy farm with his wife, Sam, and their four kids.
He has been involved with the UDV as a member for over 35 years and recently as the Policy Councillor for UDV Region 8 and sits on the UDV Executive Committee.
He is passionate about the Victorian dairy industry, particularly how it plays a crucial role in everyday life in many local communities and utilising UDV members to help position the industry for the future.