SCAC Committee Members
Russell Cummings - Independent Chair
Russell is a Senior Consultant at Shifft Consulting and has spent more than 32 years as a consultant to business, government and industry. His career has spanned working with horticulture, agribusiness, family business, large commercial, industry and government clients across Australia. He is located at Burleigh Heads in QLD. Russell has particular expertise in strategic planning, stakeholder engagement and business development coaching. He is a skilled workshop facilitator and trainer, known for structured processes that deliver workshop outcomes. Russell has been engaged to work with SCAC as a consultant and independent Chair.
Brocklands Pty Ltd
Karen has 25 years’ experience in Floriculture and Horticulture which also involved industry participation by serving as President of Nursery and Garden Industry Tasmania (NGIT) for six years and a standing committee member of Agrifoods Skills Council for four years. She was appointed to the NGIA Board on 25 November 2014. Karen has an Advanced Diploma Horticulture and is a Nuffield Scholar (Australia).
Allora Gardens Nursery (NT)
Glenn Fenton -Deputy Chair
Nationwide Trees Pty Ltd (VIC)
Glenn Fenton established Nationwide Trees with his wife Jenni in 2003, following the purchase of Lucas Liners in 2002.He holds Bachelor of Social Science (Human Resource Development) and Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management Studies. Since joining the industry, Glenn has demonstrated commitment to the advancement of the industry, holding both State and National leadership roles including Chair of Victorian Tree & Shrub Growers Group, President and Vice-President of NGIV, Director and Vice President of NGIA; Member of the HAL- Nursery Industry Advisory Committee, Chair – NGIA Environmental & Technical Committee, Director of the MIFGS and presently Chairman. Glenn is also a Life Member of NGIV.
Jong's Nursery (SA)
NGINA Life Member (NSW)
Bruce is a Life Member of NGINA having served nearly 50 years in the industry covering all areas of the trade gaining an understanding of our industry and so joining this committee to steer the future direction of the industry .Educated at James Ruse A.H.S then at Massey University under Murray Richards then entering the family horticultural businesses .