Get To Know Our Current Board Members: John Heard
Our current Vice-President John Heard has been serving on the Board of the THA since 2019 and will be standing for his position again for 2020/2021.
John grew up learning an enormous amount about various forms of agriculture on his father's family farm in Victoria. After leaving school and undertaking his necessary qualifications, John spent 7-years working as a territory manager pasture agronomist.
John and his young family have been farming in Tasmania for the last 4-years in Tassie, running a mixed livestock-and-cropping operation on their 1,600-hectare farm near Cressy in Northern Tasmania.
In 2019, John became Vice-President of the Tasmanian Hemp Association and is a valued member of our association, providing welcome and expert counsel as a Grower Member of our volunteer Board.