Calling for Nominations for Three Directors
2017 Hort NZ Director Elections
The Horticulture New Zealand constitution provides for a term of three years for elected directors with one third of directors retiring by rotation each year. This year three Directors will retire by rotation.
The following Directors retire by rotation this year:
Tony HOWEY is offering himself for re-election
Julian RAINE is offering himself for re-election
Leon STALLARD is offering himself for re-election In accordance with Clause 12 (e) of the Horticulture New Zealand Constitution nominations are now being sought from individual grower members, affiliated Product Groups
and affiliated Grower Associations. Candidates must be nominated by at least two grower members or affiliated organisations. The election is based on electing the best people for the job with no allocated seats for product, sector or regional representatives.
Nominated candidates must be: • a person who is an active grower member of Hort NZ; or • a director, shareholder, partner or trustee of an active grower member who is appointed by that member as the principal representative of the entity in their dealings with Hort NZ; or • an employee of an active grower member who is appointed by that member as the principal representative of the entity in their dealings with Hort NZ. If more than three (3) candidates are nominated, an election will be held where individual grower members will vote for their preferred candidates. A profile for each candidate will
be included with the voting papers distributed to growers. The nomination form and position description is available on Hort NZ’s website www.hortnz.co.nz or can be requested from the Board Secretary via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 0508 467 869.
Nominations close at 5.00pm on Friday 21 April 2017.