Regional Leader Rep to the Trust Board

Applications are NOW OPEN for the Regional Leader Representative to the Dairy Women’s Network Trust Board.

Please submit your Application Form below before 10am 1st August 2024.

About the Appointment
The role of the Regional Leader Representative is to: 

  • Provide a conduit for feedback from members to DWN Trust Board.
  • Support the DWN Trust Board’s understanding of regional and member priorities issues and opportunities.
  • Provide a point of contact for Regional Leaders to contribute to DWN and Trust Board future thinking, strategic development, and priority setting.
  • Provide a report (verbal or written) for each board meeting.

The Regional Leader Representative is expected to contribute to Trust Board decisions objectively in the interests of DWN. The Trust Board is collectively responsible for supporting the success of DWN.

This one-year tenure role will give you governance experience in a friendly environment. The appointment will commence at the AGM, being held on 31st October 2024 via online.

Timing and locations of Board Meetings

An annual workplan has been established and this is based on five (5) board meetings, plus an AGM per annum with adhoc online meetings used between face to face scheduled meetings. A full day’s commitment is required for these meetings.

Work Plan MeetingDateLocation
AGM31 October 2024Zoom meeting (1.5-2 hours)
Board Meeting28 November 2024DWN Office, Hamilton
Board Meeting February 2025DWN Office, Hamilton
Board MeetingApril 2025Zoom meeting (1.5hours)
Board MeetingJune 2025DWN Office, Hamilton
Board MeetingSeptember 2025DWN Office, Hamilton
AGMOctober 2025Zoom meeting
NB: dates are subject to change

About Selection Process

  • Applications open, and will be communicated via Regional Leader Facebook Group.
  • All applicants must submit a completed application form and a written statement of why they would like to represent their fellow Regional Leaders.
  • All applications are confidential and will not be made public.
  • Once applications close the Board Chair will select a Regional Leader.
  • The successful applicant will be announced via Regional Leader Facebook Group.

For further information email Dianne Cameron (Board Secretary) or phone 07 974 4855

Please submit your application by 10am 1st August 2024.