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Egg Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador

Department

Fisheries and Land Resources

Authority

Natural Products Marketing Act, 1990; Egg Scheme, 2000

Remuneration

As per section 8(c) of the Egg Scheme, 2000, EFNL establishes 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 EFNL.

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:

EFNL shall consist of not more than seven directors: Not more than six 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 EFNL 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
  • Candidate should not be an active egg producer; and
  • Candidates should be active in commercial poultry or dairy production.

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 (member should not be a commercial egg producer);
  • strong reasoning skills; and
  • strong communication skills.

Time Commitments:

Members of EFNL should be available to meet approximately five 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 seven members of EFNL (six elected and one appointed) shall hold office for a period of two years.

Vacancy Profile:

EFNL are seeking to fill one government appointed director position on their board. 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. Preference will be given to applicants with previous involvement/experience with boards, commissions or agencies.

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

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