The LRLG Board of Management work with a competent and passionate group of employees. LRLG practices a flexible work environment, recognising that our staff are important members of the broader catchment community and that they need time to meet their family and voluntary commitments.
Chief Executive Officer
Tracey has extensive experience in natural resource management with twenty years of working in conservation management, rural and social development and project management. Tracey’s passion lies in developing novel approaches to challenges we experience in the space where people and the environment meet. Tracey has been responsible for developing projects with clear land-user benefits and tangible biodiversity outcomes such as the Food Security and Agribusiness Project and the Eastern Cape Biodiversity Stewardship Program in South Africa. Tracey has also spent time working in Zimbabwe and New Zealand. Tracey enjoys the complexity of working in multi-stakeholder environments, is committed to effecting lasting impacts on biodiversity, the environment and the profitability of the farming businesses of our members.
Tracey, with husband Steve and son Brody are enjoying their transition into the Australian way of life.
Mel Kiel is a local landholder within the Cumnock/Yeoval district. She is an active participant in trading cattle using KLR Marketing principals and is passionate about producing healthy pastures and livestock on her property - along with her husband and two girls - using Holistic Managements practices.
Mel has completed various courses including cattle pregnancy testing and artificial insemination (AI), Low Stress Stock Handling (LSS) and KLR Marketing. Mel also works as a nurse at Molong hospital and Molong Health One in Pathology.