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Western Dairy calls for nominations of directors annually, with selections conducted prior to the annual general meeting each September.

Appointment of Directors

Appointing new directors to the Western Dairy board happens each year. Western Dairy calls for nominations, then selections are made before the AGM between September and November.

Western Dairy is committed to meaningful succession planning and alongside this, the intention to develop both new and future leaders in the WA dairy industry. As such, the board has a philosophy of nurturing young people who express an interest in Western Dairy director roles.

Want to apply?

Western Dairy makes a call for director positions between May and June each year. Nominees will be interviewed by a four-person selection committee (chaired by WA Farmers Dairy Section president) in the July/August of each year.

If you're interested in being nominated, or nominating someone you know, the Western Dairy Board recommends potential future directors explore and get involved in sub-projects and committees to help prepare for the role. This includes taking up professional development training opportunities and take time to research the role ahead of nominating and presenting for interview.

"Being on the Western Dairy board is just a great experience", says former chair Vic Rodwell. "You get so much out of the discussions, the people you meet and the access to cutting edge research."

Interested candidates are requested to provide an expression of interest letter, a current resume and in your expression of interested, take time to detail how your skills meet the selection criteria listed in the application form.

Don't forget that Western Dairy is here to assist you make the most out of your application and interview preparation, please contact us.

 

Download application documents

Call for directors (Word, 660KB)

Nomination form (Word, 660KB)

Selection criteria (Word, 660KB)

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