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Federation will hold Election for Vice President

3 July 2002

Three nominations have been received for the position of Vice President of Federated Farmers of New Zealand (Inc), Chief Executive Tony St. Clair, acting as Returning Officer advised today.

Nominations were received from:

Allan Andrews, Geraldine Neil G Barton, Timaru Charlie Pedersen, Himitangi

Mr Andrews is the immediate past President of South Canterbury Federated Farmers. Mr Barton has recently completed his term as Chairman of the Grains Council and Mr Pedersen has recently completed his term as Chairman of Dairy Farmers of New Zealand.

"An election for Vice President will be conducted at the Federation's National Conference in Christchurch on 16 July," said Mr St Clair.

"Nominations for two National Board Members close on 16 July and an election will be held at the conference if necessary."

ENDS


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