Invited Specialist Director
Director since 2001.
Paula Gordon was invited onto the MSF Board as a specialist with experience in education, communications, rural community, capacity building, corporate governance and policy development. Paula brings to the Board extensive experience at a regional (Mallee), State, Tri-State and Commonwealth level. A teacher and sociologist by training, Paula has held positions largely in the Victorian Public Service in areas such as community services, agriculture and natural resource management. Paula has an interest and experience in risk management and building farmer capacity and resilience, having been involved with the establishment of the first Rural Financial Counselling Service in Australia and then later with the Mallee Crisis Committee Victoria.
Paula is currently retired, operating a vine and almond nursery in a family business at Trentham Cliffs, NSW. Paula is also a member of the Executive, and Remuneration and Human Resources (Chair) sub committees