New Zealand Meat Board has 10 Directors, in accordance with its constitution. Registered livestock farmers – representing three electorates in the North Island and three in the South Island – appoint six directors. Their terms are for three years and elections are rotated. Two directors are elected to represent the interests of meat processors and exporters. A further two are appointed by the Government.  

 

Andrew Morrison

Chairperson and Southern South Island Farmer Director

Served since: 2014
Term expires: 2020

Martin Coup

Northern North Island Farmer Director

Served since: 2018
Term expires: 2021

Kirsten Bryant

Western North Island Farmer Director

Served since: 2010
Term expires: 2019

George Tatham

Eastern North Island Farmer Director

Served since: 2014
Term expires: 2020

Phil Smith

Northern South Island Farmer Director

Served since: 2015
Term expires: 2021

Bill Wright

Central South Island Farmer Director

Served since: 2016
Term expires: 2019

Mark Clarkson

Processor-Exporter Appointee

Served since: 2012
Term expires: 2018

Sam Lewis

Processor-Exporter Appointee

Served since: 2014
Term expires: 2020

George Rutherford

Government Appointee

Served since: 2013
Term expires: 2019

Sarah Paterson

Government Appointee

Served since: 2018
Term expires: 2021