UDV chief steps down

Shepparton News - Country News - - OPINION -

United Dairy­farm­ers of Vic­to­ria pres­i­dent Adam Jenk­ins has stood down from the role.

Mr Jenk­ins re­leased a state­ment on Fri­day which said ‘‘it is im­por­tant that the or­gan­i­sa­tion and its mem­bers come first and I feel this change will en­sure the UDV has a fresh ap­proach and en­er­getic lead­er­ship re­quired to tackle is­sues and rep­re­sent mem­bers head­ing into 2019’’.

The Aus­tralian Dairy Farm­ers thanked Mr Jenk­ins for fight­ing for the in­ter­ests of dairy farm­ers and for his achieve­ments dur­ing his four years in the role.

The UDV Pol­icy Coun­cil will fill the role of pres­i­dent as a ca­sual va­cancy at its meet­ing on De­cem­ber 5.

It is ex­pected the UDV Pol­icy Coun­cil will call for an elec­tion for the post in May next year.

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