Member Profiles

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100_1972
SAM PAGANO РPresident JRCMA 

Sam has been president of Jrcma for the past 15 years.  He is  also the Chair of the Cassowary Coast River Improvement Trust  which works along side Jrcma on a lot of river repair projects. Sam operates a FishIng and Tackle Shop in Innisfail and being born in the area has a wealth of knowledge on river systems in the region. Sam represents recreational fishing on the jrcma committee

             BOB STEWART РSecretary JRCMA 

             Bob has held the position of                 coordinator IN both upper and lower johnstone catchment SINCE 2001 and presently IS secretary.

Bob is a qualified agricultural engineer and AGRONOMIST. HE IS A SPECIALIST MEMBER ON THE  JRCMA REPRESENTING RURAL EXTENSION SERVICES.

 

   100_1963
 JESSICA HITCHINGS   Treasurer JRCMA     

                                                                  Jessica has held the position of treasurer of jrcma for many years.  as a local paw paw and banana farmer Jessica has always supported environmental on-ground projects to assist farmers to remain viable. JESSICA REPRESENTS HORTICULTURE (OTHER THAN BANANAS) ON THE JRCMA COMMITTEE.

Photo Russel Fry Sept 13 comp 
 RUSSELL FRY -Vice  President JRCMA 

Russell has been vice president of Jrcma for many years and is also chair of the north johnstone & lake eacham landcare group.

in 2013 russell was awarded the qld landcare award for his tireless contribution to landcare and in september 2014 was awarded the individual landcare australia award.  Russell is a farmer at malanda and as such strives to put a different slant on the meaning of landcare in general.