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.
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.
The appointed member to the Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador should possess the following core competencies:
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.
All 7 members of the EFNL (6 elected and 1 appointed) shall hold office for a period of 2 years.
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.
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.