Elections

In accordance with the NSW Farmers' Constitution the below elections will take place during Annual Conference.
President

Date: Tuesday 24 July

9.00   Opening of nominations for President.
The President will be elected by all Annual Conference delegates, from nominations submitted by Executive Councillors to the Chief Executive.
10.15  Close of nominations for President.
11.00  Opening of election for President.
11.45  Close of election for President.
12.00  Results of election for President.
Nomination Form - President
(Adobe PDF File)
Vice-President and Treasurer

Date: Tuesday 24 July

12.00
Opening of nominations for Vice-President and Treasurer. 
The Vice-President and Treasurer will be elected by all Annual Conference delegates, from nominations submitted by Executive Councillors to the Chief Executive.
12.15  Close of nominations for Vice-President and Treasurer.
12.30  Opening of elections for Vice-President and Treasurer.
13.15  Close of elections for Vice-President and Treasurer.
13.30  Results of elections for Vice-President and Treasurer.
Nomination Form - Treasurer
(Adobe PDF File)

Directors (2)

Date: Tuesday 24 July

13.30   Opening of nominations for two Directors.
The two Directors  will be elected by all Annual Conference delegates, from nominations
submitted by Executive Councillors to the Chief Executive.

14.00  Close of nominations for two Directors.
14.40  Opening of elections for two Directors.
15.30  Close of elections for two Directors.
15.45  Results of elections for two Directors.
Pastoral and Agricultural Councillors

Date: Tuesday 24 July - Wednesday 25 July

15.45   Opening of nominations for forty (40) Pastoral and Agricultural Councillors.
Pastoral and Agricultural Councillors will be nominated and elected by the Pastoral and Agricultural Branch delegates and Pastoral and Agricultural Councillors from their respective regions at the Conference from nominations submitted to the Returning Officer.
17.00  Close of nominations for forty (40) Pastoral and Agricultural Councillors.
17.30  Opening of Election for forty (40) Pastoral and Agricultural Councillors.
18.15  Close of Election for forty (40) Pastoral and Agricultural Councillors.
7.30  Results of Elections for forty Pastoral and Agricultural Councillors.

Directors (4) and Councillors with Special Qualifications

Date: Wednesday 25 July

8.30  Nominations for the remaining four Directors and Councillors with Special Qualifications open. 
Four other Directors will be elected in one election by incoming Executive Councillors from nominations submitted to the Chief Executive by incoming Executive Councillors (excluding Executive Councillors with Special Qualification).

The forty-five incoming Pastoral & Agricultural Executive Councillors may nominate and elect up to six additional Councillors deemed to offer Special Qualifications. Nominations require five (5) P & A Council nominators and need to be submitted in writing with relevant biographical details to the Returning Officer.

9.30  Close of nominations for the remaining four Directors and Councillors with Special Qualifications.
10.00  Opening of elections for the remaining four Directors and Councillors with Special Qualifications.
10.45  Close of elections for the remaining four Directors and Councillors with Special Qualifications.
11.30  Results of elections for the remaining four Directors and Councillors with Special Qualifications.
Executive Council Advisory Committees

Date: Wednesday 25 July - Thursday 26 July

11.30  Opening of nominations for the following Executive Council advisory committees; 
Business, Economics and Trade Committee (8 positions)
Cattle Committee (7 positions)
Conservation and Resource Management Committee (8 positions) 
Grains Committee (9 positions)
Rural Affairs Committee (8 positions)
Sheepmeat Committee (6 positions)
Wool Committee (8 positions)
Agricultural Sciences Committee (5 positions)
Animal Welfare Committee (3 positions)
Persons seeking election to an advisory committee must submit a brief Curriculum Vitae to the Chief Executive for their nomination to be accepted.

15.00  Close of Nominations for Executive Council advisory Committees.
13.00  Election of Executive Council advisory committees.


Please note - A written Curriculum Vitae must be submitted with nominations for Advisory Committees.  Curriculum Vitae need to be submitted by 3.00pm on Wednesday, 25 July. 

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