Board Nominations 2023

Posted By Adam Sawell  
07:00 AM

Election of Directors - Call for Nominations

In accordance with the Association rules, two directors will be retiring by rotation owing to the expiry of their term at the Annual General Meeting.

The two directors who are due to retire by rotation are Geoff Wood and Phil Wren. Both have confirmed they are not re-nominating for their positions on the Board.

Accordingly, nominations are hereby declared open and called for in the election of two directors to represent membership of NHIA on the Board of Directors of the Association. 

Please note that nominees must be nominated by a full NHIA member who is in good financial standing with the Association using the nomination form provided by the Association for this purpose. The nomination must contain the written consent of the nominee.

Download the nomination form

Completed nomination forms should be sent via email to [email protected] before close of business Thursday 29th June, 2023.

If the total number of nominations received exceeds the number of vacant positions (two vacant positions) then a postal ballot of all financial members will be held. Members will be notified in the event that a postal ballot is required, and the vote will take place prior to the AGM.

Any questions about the nomination process should be addressed to the CEO, Sara Merckel, at the email address above or on 0411 819 165.

Current NHIA Directors

Our Chair, Anthony Shelly, sees NHIA as the herd improvement industry‚Äôs only truly representative group, enabling it to speak on behalf of the sector with one voice.

Cathy Bourke sees NHIA as being about community, providing the ability to talk with like-minded people and discuss common issues, ultimately benefiting individual businesses and the wider industry.

Mike Rose believes if your business relies on herd improvement NHIA is the only truly representative body that works to promote and advance herd improvement at every level, from farm gate to an industry wide level.

Every industry needs to grow and regenerate. Geoff Wood believes NHIA plays a crucial role in creating pathways for new people to join the industry, providing them with access to high quality education and training.

Adam Daniel also sees NHIA as playing an important role in providing access to resources and information, particularly where artificial insemination training and professional development is concerned.

Phil Wren, our treasurer, believes growing NHIA membership will provide stronger industry representation that will benefit every herd improvement business in Australia.