Our board is made up of individuals who run transport businesses, and our members range from owner-drivers to road freight and large fleet operators.
Scott Davidson - Chairman
Scott Davidson is CEO and major shareholder of QMC Logistics. QMC Logistics is a leading provider of refrigerated road freight services to the meat industry, with offices and depots across Australia. Scott has been a National Road Transport Association Limited Board member since August 2014. He holds directorship across a number of transport and agricultural enterprises.
Scott was appointed Chairman of the NatRoad Board of Directors in April 2019.
Alan Magill - Vice-Chairman
With early beginnings in family farming, Alan began driving trucks over 30 years ago. He is now responsible for a fleet of trucks servicing the rural bulk sector throughout the eastern states. Alan has had a strong involvement in NSW transport forums that cover issues such as regulations and reforms.
Alan was appointed Vice-Chairman of the NatRoad Board of Directors in June 2019.
Leslie “Leckie” Milne - Treasurer
Leckie Milne has been involved in the transport industry since the young age of 16. He has been a member of National Road Transport Association Ltd since 1988 and also a committee member of the Goulburn Valley Road Transport Group. Leckie is currently the director of two Shepparton based companies, operating heavy-duty haulage vehicles locally and interstate.
Leckie was appointed Treasurer of the NatRoad Board of Directors in June 2019.
Michael Kennedy has been directly involved in the transport industry for over 45 years. He is the Founder and Managing Director of Kennedy Express.
Michael is a tireless advocate for the transport industry, especially the smaller operator. He hasn’t forgotten where he started and does not shy away from promoting operator’s and driver’s rights where needed.
He has been a NatRoad member since 1996 and a NatRoad Board member since 2005.
Kellie has 25 years of direct experience with 30 plus years of indirect experience within the transport industry. She started out driving, interstate allocation and finally moving to fleet R & M. Kellie is a fellow director of Boland Transport – a small family business situated in Winton, Victoria specialising in steel cartage.
Kellie has been a member of NatRoad Board of Directors since August 2016.
Maggie Welsh has been around in the industry for three decades. Being a former wife of an employee prepared her to become a wife of an owner-operator. Being the woman behind the scenes at Welsh Freight Services carrying general, hay and agricultural equipment gives vision to what the industry needs.
Maggie has been a member of NatRoad Board of Directors since August 2016
Melissa Strong is a leading figure in Human Resource, Transport and Logistics.
With roots deeply tied to farm and country, Melissa’s understanding of agribusiness had become innate to what would only be the beginning of a successful career spanning over two decades. Since being appointed Manager of Safety, People and Culture for Lindsay Australia Pty Ltd, Melissa Strong has developed an entire culture of betterment and individual progress leading powerful solution driven initiatives, targeting industry issues in recruitment, driver safety, aging workforce and more.
Melissa was appointed to the NatRoad Board of Directors in September 2019.
With over 16 years’ experience in the road transport industry, Troy currently manages the fleet and the workshop/trade functions of Divall's Earthmoving & Bulk Haulage, Goulburn.
Troy has a vast knowledge of compliance & maintenance legislations and works closely with drivers & Workshop Manager to enable the smooth scheduling of the fleet.
Troy was appointed as a NatRoad Director in September 2019.
Tom Richers, of Richers Transport, started his career in the industry as an apprentice diesel mechanic at the age of 16.
Combined with Tom’s driving experience, and a wealth of management achievement at several Richers sites, Tom has an all rounded vision to support him as the Richers Transport’s Operations Manager.
Richers Transport (established 1935) runs the eastern seaboard of Australia, with the Company’s head office based in Maryborough, Queensland. The Company remains family owned and operated. Tom is the third generation of the Richers family.
Tom was appointed to the NatRoad Board of Directors in 2019.
Paul has been involved in the Road Transport Industry since 1981 and with his wife Jenny, owns and operates a small bulk transport and grain storage business, based in Deniliquin.
He is currently joint deputy chair of Trucksafe and is focussed on promoting safety, compliance and professionalism within the transport industry.
Melanie has a genuine interest in the transport sector and has been around trucks her whole life. She is currently the Business Manager for SRV Road Freight Services.
After several years spent working at Cummins and other truck dealerships, Melanie has this year embarked on getting her qualification as a heavy vehicle diesel mechanic and becoming SRV’s first female apprentice.
Melanie also performs the role as SRV’s Fleet and Compliance Manager for their 300+ unit fleet which operates NHVAS Mass, Maintenance and Advanced Fatigue Management providing general road freight services to the eastern seaboard.