Peak Wool Representative Body calls for Nominations for Directors

Nominations are now open for three positions on the Executive of the nation’s peak body for woolgrowers, WoolProducers Australia.

President Ed Storey said that nominations are now being sought from current woolgrowers who believe that they can contribute to national and international policy development and advocacy on behalf of Australia’s wool producing industry.

“WoolProducers Australia is led by a National Executive of woolgrowers from around Australia, which is predominantly made up of delegates from our state farming organisations members,” said Mr Ed Storey today.

“However, we also have three independent members that are directly elected by growers, which is very unique to our organisation. Democratically elected independent members give anyone involved with wool growing in Australia the opportunity to be a part of the leadership team.”

The successful candidates will be required to become directors of WoolProducers Australia Ltd as part of the WoolProducers Australia Executive and the positions are for a term of two years.

Current Independent Directors are Stacey Lugsdin, NSW; Steve Harrison, Vic and John Hassell, WA, who have all indicated that they are re-standing for the 2021 election.

Mr Storey said “WoolProducers is the only representative group in the Australian Wool Industry that represents all woolgrowers, unlike other groups who only represent certain sectors of the industry or have vested agendas and no accountability, we proudly act without fear or favour in calling for transparency and accountability from those service provider companies that are financed by grower funds - whether they are compulsory levies or fees for service.”