IAN ROSS CHALK M.B.E., TAS State Chair
Ian is a retired farmer and runs a forestry operation at Moorleah and Preolenna. He has contributed greatly to his community and had many volunteer roles. Ian was awarded Member of the British Empire, conferred in New Years Honour List 1985 in recognition of Community Service, in particular, Aged and Handicapped services.
Among many accolades, Ian was appointed North West private growers Representative of the Tasmanian Private Forestry Council from October 1983 to September 1989. He also acted as Independent Chairman of the Tasmanian Forests and Forest Industry Council from 1992 – 2000.