Meet our board members

Our Board are passionate about taking our region and FBA forward. Together they represent interests from a diverse cross-section of the central Queensland community.

Meet our staff Meet our members

Ainsley McArthur


Innovation | Cattle grazing | Connecting country and city

Sandra Hobbs

(Deputy Chair)

Risk Management l Human Resources l Strategic Planning

Ben Lawrie


Risk management | Cattle and grains | Accounting

Cameron Hansen

(Voting member)

Dryland Cropping l Grazing

Daniel Yates

(Voting member)

Heath, safety and environment management | Risk management

Myles Ballentine

(Voting member)

Dryland cropping | Grazing | Chickpea production

Melanie Jean Findlay

(Voting member)

Managing Partner of Rees R & Sydney Jones | Natural Resource Law | Environmental Markets

Michael Thomson

(Voting member)

Deputy Director of CQUniversity’s Institute for Future Farming Systems | Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Management