Applications for new Contest Subcommittee member open

Posted by on 4 August 2020 | Comments

Applications for the new Contest Subcommittee appointed member are now open. 

You don’t need to be an NZYF Member to apply, but some contest experience would definitely be a benefit!

We’re looking for someone who has a passion for Young Farmers and the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest, who has governance experiences or wants to develop their governance and who can help the subcommittee fulfill its responsibilities.

NZYF Board contest comittee structure2

The new appointed member will serve a three year term in a purely governance role (nothing hands-on is required) and alongside the Committee, be responsible for:

-          Ensuring the Contest strategy aligns with the NZYF strategy

-          Provide oversight and hold responsibility for Contest

-          Report on the performance of contest, make recommendations to the NZYF Board, ensure policies, rules and documents are reviewed, drive employee and volunteer engagement, execute strategic objectives, encourage positive culture and all members to participate and learn plus more!

If you’re interested, please send in your CV, a cover letter and a good quality photo of yourself to

The appointment will be decided by the NZYF Chair, FMG Contest Representative and current members of the sub-committee before being ratified by the NZYF Board.

Applications close on Saturday the 22nd of August at midnight.