Role of Board Members
- Contribute to the leadership and development of the leading network of primary producers in South Australia
- Advocate for excellence in agriculture with agricultural leaders and organisations across the state.
- Safeguard the legacy of the Bureau’s extensive history and role in developing vibrant rural and regional communities
- Help shape the direction of agricultural research, development and extension programs in SA
- Support the future of agriculture through the Bureau’s Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture Awards
Time Requirements of Board Members
The Board meets in Adelaide or a regional location on 2 to 3 occasions during the year and by teleconference each month where there is no face to face meeting
Board Members also contribute to subcommittees of the Board aligned to the strategic plan to advance issues between meetings. This may include chairing a Subcommittee which may include up to 3 Board and other Members. Subcommittees generally discuss issues via email and occasionally by teleconference.
To adequately represent the views of all members in their region, Board members are expected to communicate periodically with branch executives and key branch members within their region. Board members are encouraged to attend as many branch activities and branch AGMs within their region as they are able during their term.