Serving our co-operative and community.
Meet the Quairading Co-op Board
The Quairading Co-op has a board of directors, which is made up of six shareholders, nominated and voted in. Their job is to set the strategic vision and goals for the co-operative. The day-to-day management of the Co-op falls to our talented, hard-working employees, who go above and beyond daily in their service of our co-operative and community.
Trevor joined the board in 1998, and has been the Chairman since 2018. He has a democratic leadership style which fosters good board discussions and decision-making. Trevor also runs a farming business and is passionate about the Co-op owning essential services in our community.
Tarnya joined the board in 2018 and is the deputy Chair. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration and has a background in banking and finance. She project-managed our supermarket rejuvenation and loves bringing out-of-the-box ideas to the board for their consideration.
Robyn helps run a farming enterprise with her husband and two sons. She joined the Co-op board in 2003 and oversaw the huge transformation to our supermarket. She is extremely passionate about the future of our Coop and the opportunities that lay ahead. She is our creative thinker and problem solver.
Stuart joined the board in 2010. He has been a Quairading resident all his life and is a farmer. He has a Bachelor of Agribusiness degree, majoring in Farm Management. He enjoys the rural lifestyle Quairading has to offer and his focus and passion lies in seeing our town and Co-op prosper.
Scott joined the Co-op board in 2004, and has been part of the Quairading community his whole life. He is a passionate community volunteer, and has a background in agriculture and real estate. He has a wonderful understanding of our shareholder’s psyche and memory of our Co-op’s long history. He has an interest in the daily running of our Co-op and how that intersects with the wider community.
Wayne has farmed in Quairading all his life and as such, has a passion for the preservation of Agriculture and small rural communities for generations to come. Wayne was on the Quairading Shire Council for 10 years, four of those as the Shire’s President. He joined the Co-op board in September 2023, and brings with him significant strategic management and governance skills.
Sharon is our General Manager and has been since 2012. She has an Advanced Diploma in Business Management and has 15 years of retail and management experience with businesses like Bunnings and Officeworks. She is the captain of daily operations and is our people and culture guru.
Own a piece of Quairading’s future
If you are a regular shopper in our supermarket, then we really encourage you to become a shareholder. We have over 350 active community shareholders who help decide and direct what our organisation does, so why not become one of them? We love hearing from shareholders with their suggestions around how to make our co-operative and community stronger.