Southern NSW Regional Committee

Southern NSW Regional Chair- Andrew Rice

Andrew is a mixed-farming producer and agribusiness consultant (ASPIRE agri) based in Parkes (Central West NSW). He is a graduate of Rural Science (UNE) and the Australian Rural Leadership Program and Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is an active partner in his family’s mixed farming business, operated with his parents and two brothers.

Andrew also has extensive off-farm experience, having managed the Southern Regional Grower Services portfolio for the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), as well as having extensive experience as a farm business and agronomy consultant in Central West and Southern NSW.






Producer representatives:

  • Anthony Sheppard
  • Matthew Pearce
  • Michael Campbell
  • Garry Armstrong
  • Luke Hutchinson
  • Felicity Anderson

Committee members:

  • Dale Stringer
  • Matt Lieschke
  • Richard Simpson
  • Michael Friend
  • Jasmine Nixon
  • Irene Sobotta