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The Agribusiness Council
From 2015 the Agribusiness Council consists of eleven (11) Councillors elected directly by the members voting in annual elections. From 2016 onwards, one third Council positions will be elected by members annually every year, to hold office for three (3) years (or as otherwise determined by members giving proper notice for decision at an Annual General Meeting of members.
Agribusiness Council - Elections
Elections for the Agribusiness Council will be held from October to December of each year, for a term of three (3) calendar years for a term of office commencing 1st January following the declaration of the polls. Each year the poll will be declared at 5:15 PM AWST on 21 December.
Each Councillor will be directly elected by financial members of the ACA. Using pre-qualification criteria, every effort will be made to ensure the candidates contesting positions will comprise a good spread relevant agribusiness industry skills and experiences (i.e. from a community-of-interest typical of the full range of agribusiness industries). In effect, each councillor will have expertise from different industries making up the wider agribusiness sector to ensure that all agribusiness-related industries are best included as members of the Agribusiness Council. This will best enable a united way forward for a very large and complex industry.
All candidates nominating to contest Council elections shall be required to pre-qualify for Council elections. Only current financial ACA "Career" members are eligible to nominate for election to the Agribusiness Council. Each candidate must demonstrate a high standard of skills and competencies in the areas they will be representing, as follows:
COUNCILLOR ROLES IN THE AGRIBUSINESS VALUE-CHAIN (SEQUENTIAL BUSINESS ACTIVITIES)
COUNCILLOR ROLES IN THE AGRIBUSINESS VALUE-CHAIN (SUPPORTING INDUSTRY ACTIVITIES)