Our Team

Meet the PinAg team

PinAg staff are dedicated to the education and professional development of farmers and rural communities. Meet the staff who make Partners in Ag tick!

Nickie Berrisford, Executive Officer

Nickie has over 20 years in project management & stakeholder relations, safeguarding this project’s success. Project Management & workshop coordination is the core business of Partners in Ag & has a well-known reputation in providing high quality workshops across Victoria & Tasmania.

Nickie has obtained a Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma of Education and has been working in the agriculture service industry since 1996. Her initial project management role was a 3-year project funded by GRDC, which then led to five self-directed learning groups for Women across Victoria and followed by funded project officers in each state. Nickie lives on a farm with her husband Peter and enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.


Katherine Colbert, Business Development Officer

Katherine has over 10 years’ experience in marketing, advertising, and project management in both the public and private sectors, with 6 of these years in local government in community and economic development roles.

Katherine holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Management) and holds positions on a number of local and regional boards and committees across sport and health-related organisations.

Living in Nhill with her husband and son, Katherine enjoys spending time on the family farm and playing sports such as netball and basketball.