The Shareholder Reference Group is an independent body of shareholders to promote the interests of LIC shareholders and help LIC deliver on its purpose and vision.
Shareholders are invited to submit nominations for a Shareholder Reference Group position:
- Upper North: 2 x three-year term (Elected members)
- Upper South: 2 x three-year term (Elected members)
- 1 x Appointed Member (nationwide)
The Appointed Member is directly appointed by the Shareholder Reference Group. To show an expression of interest for this role, email your CV to Melanie.email@example.com.
Nominees should be passionate about the dairy sector, excellent communicators and well connected with their local community. An understanding and interest for animal evaluation is also preferred.
Shareholder Reference Group members must be an LIC shareholder, herd test with LIC and artificially inseminate at least 60% of one of their herds with LIC semen. No person can hold office as a Director and a Shareholder Reference Group member concurrently.
The two current Upper North Island members, Lyna Beehre and Mark Benns, are due to retire by rotation. Mark Benns will stand for re-election. Lyna Beehre has chosen not to seek re-election.
The two current Upper South Island members, Nathan Keoghan (Chair) and Phil Lowe are due to retire by rotation. Both Nathan Keoghan and Phil Lowe will stand for re-election.
The Appointed Member which is due to retire, Christine Macbeth, will re-apply for the position.