Angus Australia is pleased to announce that Haylee Herriot has been appointed as the Angus Youth Development and Education Officer.
Hailing from Bordertown in South Australia, Ms Herriot is a past participant in the Angus Youth program, competing in the National Judging Competition, as well as attending the South Australia Beef Cattle Assessment course on a number of occasions.
Ms Herriot has a long association with the beef industry, growing up on her family farm in South Australia’s south east.
Ms Herriot has a diploma in Agribusiness from the University of Melbourne and a Diploma in Agriculture from the University of New England and has worked in many different sectors of the beef industry including, primary production, running a 600 head cattle breeding herd, the feedlot sector and the processing sector.
Ms Herriot is excited about beginning her involvement in the development and implementation of youth specific education and extension programs.
‘I am very much looking forward to working with the future leaders of our beef industry through the Angus Youth program,’ said Ms Herriot.
‘Working with Angus Australia staff, board members and in particular, the newly formed Angus Youth Consultative committee to further develop the Angus Youth program is a role I am very much looking forward to’, she said.
Angus Australia, Marketing and Communications Manager, Diana Wood believes that Ms Herriot will bring a fresh perspective to the role.
‘Having someone with the caliber of experience and industry knowledge that Haylee will bring to the Angus Youth program will ensure that the future of the beef industry is in good hands’, said Mrs Wood.
Ms Herriot commenced her role in the Armidale office on October 5th 2016.