Treasurer, Victorian Farmer.
Director since 2009
Ron Hards farms 3800ha with his son Nick at Yarrara in the Millewa area of North West Victoria.
Ron has been associated with many organisations such as the Millewa Carwarp Landcare Group where he held the role of President for 6 years from 1987-1994. From 1989–2006 Ron was involved with the VFF Grains Council. From 1999–2003 Ron held the position of President of the VFF Grains Council and was also on the Farrer House Board for 4 years and during this period held various roles on the Grains Council of Australia, including Vice President and Treasurer.
From 2004 to 2006 Ron was a member of the Grain Corp Board and Audit Committee. He also has been involved with the Grain Growers Association for 2 years, 1 year as President in 2005/06.
In October 2009 Ron was appointed Treasurer. Ron is also a member of the MSF Finance and Audit (Chair), Executive, and Research, Development and Extension subcommittees.