ForestrySA Board

Ian Kowalick

Board Chairman

Appointed until 31 December 2017

BSc (Hons), BEc

Ian has tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Science and Economics. He has had a diverse employment background in the private and public sectors. Ian is Chair of Arafura Resources Ltd and Medvet Sciences Pty Ltd.

June Roache

Board member

Appointed until 31 December 2017

BAcc, GradCertMgt (Monash), FAICD, FCPA, FAIM

June is an independent director with extensive business experience, having held several senior executive positions and a number of corporate governance roles. She currently holds non-executive director positions with the SA Health and Medical Research Institute, Essential Services Commission of SA, SA National Football Commission and History Trust of SA. June is the chair of ForestrySA's Audit and Risk Committee.

Scott Ashby

Board member

Appointed until 30 September 2017

BA (Hons), GradDipSocSc, GradDipBusAdmin

Scott is the Chief Executive of The Department of Primary Industries & Regions SA. His central agency experience includes Deputy Chief Executive in the Department of Premier and Cabinet in SA and various Executive positions in the Victorian Department of Primary Industries and in the Victorian Department of Natural Resources and Environment. Scott is a member of the Senior Management Council, the SA Government ICT and Digital Governance Board, State Emergency Management Committee and Chiefs for Gender Equity.

Anne McEwen

Board member

Appointed until 31 July 2018

BA (Adelaide)

Anne was a Senator for South Australia 2005 – 2016. During her time in the Senate, Anne was a member of numerous parliamentary committees including the Senate Environment, Communication and Arts Committee (Chair), Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee and Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee. She was also Chief Government Whip and Chief Opposition Whip in the Senate and has extensive experience in the development of policy and legislation, government processes and parliamentary procedures. Anne is also a Director of Statewide Superannuation and Presiding Member of the SA Parks and Wilderness Advisory Council. She is currently undertaking a Master’s Degree in International Business (Diplomacy and Trade) at Monash University.

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