Julia Hausler joined RNH board in 2017. She was appointed board chairperson in 2018. Julia has been a farmer in the district for the past 20 years and a very active community volunteer. Julia was chairperson of the Finance Audit and Compliance Committee (FACC) and chairperson of the Governance Committee from 2017-2018, and currently still sits on both committees. Julia was appointed vice chairperson of the Wimmera Southern Mallee Health Alliance in 2018.

Julia holds a national grains industry directorship and is a graduate of the Australian  Institute of Company Directors. She has a Bachelor of Economics and Master of Agribusiness degree. Julia also has a graduate certificate in Australian rural leadership.