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NFF Board

The National Farmers' Federation (NFF) Board was elected on 18 November 2013 and has responsibility for the day-to-day management of the organisation, including:

  • Oversight of the NFF’s annual budget;
  • Implementing and setting the priorities for the NFF Business Plan, as well as agreeing on courses of action in implementing the Business Plan in accordance with members’ agreed policy imperatives;
  • Establishing committees and taskforces;
  • Receiving advice from the Members’ Council, Policy Committees and the NFF Secretariat; and
  • Appointing the Chief Executive Officer.

The NFF Board also makes decisions on the admittance of new members, based on Members’ Council guidelines.

The NFF Board comprises the NFF President and NFF Vice-President, along with five Directors, all elected annually by the Members’ Council. Two independent Directors may be appointed by the Board, as required, to ensure the necessary balance of skills.

Board Representatives

Brent Finlay
President
Brent Finlay
President
Fiona Simson
Vice-President
Fiona Simson
Vice-President
Grant Maudsley
Director
Grant Maudsley
Director
Mark Horan
Director
Mark Horan
Director
Les Gordon
Director
Les Gordon
Director
Peter Tuohey
Director
Peter Tuohey
Director
David Jochinke
Director
David Jochinke
Director

Biographies

  • Fiona Simson (PDF 131.2 kb)

    An overview of NFF Vice-President Fiona Simson's biography.

  • Brent Finlay (PDF 35.1 kb)

    An overview of NFF President Brent Finlay's biography.

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