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Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador

Department

Fisheries, Forestry and Agrifoods

Authority

Natural Products Marketing Act, 1990 ; Egg Scheme, 2000

Remuneration

Other (Specify)

Purpose:

Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador (EFNL) was established by the Egg Scheme under the Natural Products Marketing Act.  EFNL is the regulatory body which provides for the effective promotion, control and regulation of the production and marketing of eggs within the Province, including the prohibition of the production and marketing of eggs within the Province.  EFNL has the authority to administer the Egg Scheme.

Structure:

The EFNL shall consist of not more than 7 directors: Not more than 6 members of EFNL shall be elected from and by the registered producers. One director shall be appointed by the minister.

Competency Profile:

The appointed member to the Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador should possess the following core competencies:

  • Knowledge of the NL agriculture industry (particularly the supply-managed sector)
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation
  • Board governance
  • Public advocacy
  • Financial expertise/literacy

Qualifications:

  •  high ethical standards and integrity
  • appreciation of the responsibilities to the public
  • flexible, responsive and willing to consider others’ opinions;
  • capable of a wide perspective on issues;
  • ability to listen and work as a team member;
  • no direct or indirect conflict of interest
  • strong reasoning skills
  • strong communication skills

Time Commitments:

Members of the Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador should be available to meet approximately 5 times per year. Board members may also be expected to spend additional time to review materials and prepare for Board and Committee meetings.

Term:

All 7 members of the EFNL (6 elected and 1 appointed) shall hold office for a period of 2 years.

Additional Information:

As per section 8(c) of the Egg Scheme, 2000, the Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador establish the remuneration of the members.  Accordingly, members will be paid remuneration for attendance at meetings, and reimbursed for other expenses incurred, based on the established remuneration rates of the Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador. 

Vacancy Profile:

The Government-appointed position to the Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador is currently vacant. Expressions of interest are being sought from individuals who possess the background, experience and skill-set identified and who can bring unique perspectives to the table. Consideration will also be given to a variety of demographic factors to ensure the board is representative of the population they serve.

Current Members:
NameTitleAppointment TypeAppointment Date (yyyy/mm/dd)Expiry Date (yyyy/mm/dd)
VacantDirectorMinisterialNot Applicable

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