WAF 2021 Our Committee

The World Angus Forum 2021 Committee

The World Angus Consultative Committee are listed below.

Libby Creek

Libby has extensive experience within both the seedstock and commercial beef industry and has been a member of the South Australian Angus State Committee for twenty one years.

Libby and her husband Bruce, managed the well-known Angus stud, The Basin for eighteen years and The Basin’s dispersal, the Creek’s took on the role of business managers for Hillcrest Pastoral Company, a commercial cattle operation running 2,500 Angus and Angus cross females in the south east of South Australia.

Libby served as President of Angus Australia from 2016-2018.

Mike Gadd

Mike and his wife Joy run The Glen Pastoral Co a 750-hectare property, near Walwa Vic that supports up to 500 breeding cows, plus heifer replacements, sale bulls and steers and heifers which are grown out for feedlots or processing for Meat Standards Australia-graded beef. This year will mark the 47th Annual On property Sale for The Glen.

Mike served as President of Angus Australia from 2013-2015.

Brad Gilmour

Brad Gilmour has been an Angus Australia member for 21 years and runs a large commercial Angus operation near Boorcan Vic.

Brad and his wife Marg provided one of the co-operator herds for the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program across five cohorts from 2011.

Brad has been involved in the Angus Victorian State Committee for several years and is the current President of Angus Australia.

Mark Gubbins (Chair)

Mark runs a fourth generation mixed farming enterprise near Chatsworth Vic. As part of this operation Mark has run the Coolana Angus stud for over 30 years, with bull sales held in both Victoria and South Australia.

Most recently with family succession in mind, the Coolana Stud was dispersed and Mark will continue to breed commercial Angus cattle.

Mark served as President of Angus Australia from 2011-2013.

Sam White

Sam White was raised on Bald Blair a cattle and sheep property at Guyra on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales. Following a brief stint in the Royal Australian Navy (1979 – 1982) Sam worked in the fitness industry, running gyms in Adelaide. While in SA he completed an Associate Diploma in Accounting (1987-1990) at TAFE. Sam returned home to the family farm in 1990 and worked along side his father Richard White, while graduating with a Bachelor of Financial Administration (1991-1992) and Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics (1995) from the University of New England.

He and his wife Kirsty along with their sons Abbott (13) and Arthur (9) are building on the hard work of previous generations of the White family with a continually improving and profitable livestock operation and a sustainable resource base. This year Bald Blair Angus is celebrating 100 years of membership to the Australian Angus Society and over 110 years of angus cattle selection.

Peter Parnell (ex-officio)
Diana Wood (ex-officio)
Robyn Brazier (ex-officio)