RDA Riverina Committee Member - Iva is the Executive Officer at Irrigation Research and Extension Committee
Iva has been instrumental in directing and rebuilding the relevance of IREC for irrigation farmers in the Murrumbidgee and IRECs profile in the research and funding arenas. Iva has been the Executive Officer of Irrigation Research & Extension Committee (IREC) since October 2013, on the board of Yenda Producers Cooperative since 2015 and on the St Albans Parish Council for three years. Born and raised in Griffith, Iva Quarisa has a love of farming and agriculture, which she developed at a young age, helping on her family’s rice, wheat and sheep farm in Hanwood. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree, and a Graduate Diploma in Resource Management, from the Australian National University (ANU), in addition to holding a Graduate Certificate in Irrigation from Charles Sturt University and is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Foundation of Directorship- Governance for Directors Course. She is also involved in volunteer work in Uganda, assisting a small rural school and its community.