New faces take office in NSA South West Region

7th March 2018

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is pleased to welcome three new office holders to its South West Region, elected at a busy Annual Members Meeting held recently in Exeter.

Long standing NSA member Peter Derryman takes the role of South West Region Chairman with NSA Next Generation Ambassador Howard Tratt joining the committee as Vice Chairman. Ian May joins as Regional Manager.

Speaking on the new appointments, NSA Chief Executive Phil Stocker says: “Our South West Region Annual Members meeting saw several key changes in office. I welcome Peter, Howard and Ian into their new positions with confidence and have no doubt they will continue the excellent work of those stepping down this year.

“It is particularly pleasing to see another NSA Next Generation Ambassador taking a position too, with Howard’s appointment following a successful year taking part in NSA Next Generation Ambassador sessions last year”.

New NSA South West Region Chairman Peter Derryman steps up to his new role following involvement with the South West and NSA English committee and takes over from cousin Alan Derryman who spent two years in the position previously.

Peter, who farms pedigree Suffolk, Hampshire Down and commercial Romney sheep at Stockland, near Honiton, Devon comments on his appointment: “I look forward to the next two years as NSA South West Chairman. No doubt the years ahead will be interesting and perhaps challenging but with a good product that the public continue to demand I believe sheep farmers can be positive despite the uncertain times”.