Genetics Australia will make more than $500 000 in rebates available to farmers in move aimed at easing the financial pressure on dairy farmers.
Gordon was elected to the board in 2006 and was a former chairman and board member for 14 years of Northern Herd Development Co-op based at Cohuna.
“Genetics Australia is well positioned to enjoy the improved dairy conditions in many parts of Australia and has an exciting future.
“The cooperative has never had a stronger bull team and has a wide range of herd improvement merchandise and services second to none.”
Gordon, with his wife Janette and sons Drew, Chad and Glen, milk 600 registered and commercial Holsteins along with a few Reds, under the Gorbro prefix on 500ha in Cohuna.
Current deputy chairman, Tasmanian dairy farmer Simon Bennett, was re-elected to the position while current board members Noel Campbell from Yannathan and Terang Breeder Bryan Dickson were reappointed to the board after they were unopposed following their three-year tenure.
Maffra Holstein Breeder Trevor Henry had filled a causal vacancy since May 2010 was also appointed unopposed.
Gordon also welcomes the appointment of new director, Tamworth Holstein Breeder and judge, Wes Brown.