National Board

Federated Farmers of New Zealand,
Level 6, Wellington Chambers,
154 Featherston Street,
Wellington 6140

Tel: 04 473 7269
0800 327 646

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Katie Milne

National President

Policy responsibilities:
Biosecurity (shared), International Trade, Rural Health (shared), Workplace Health & Safety, Walking Access (shared), Local Government (shared).
Liaison with Rural Women NZ.

Andrew Hoggard

National Vice-president

Policy responsibilities:
Food Safety, Economics & Commerce, Adverse Events, Science & Innovation, Telecommunications, Climate Change, Buildings & Farm Structures.
Liaison with:- Forest Owners Association and NZ Farm Forestry Association; Young Farmers.

Chris Lewis

Dairy Industry Group Chairperson National Board Member

Policy responsibilities: 
Animal Welfare (shared), ACC, Employment, Immigration & Labour, Skills (Tertiary and workplace skills and training). Liaison with Primary ITO.

Miles Anderson

Meat & Wool Industry Group Chairperson National Board Member

Policy responsibilities:
Animal Welfare (shared), Rural Security, Engery.
Liaison with:- Federated Farmers High Country; Federated Farmers Goats; Federated Farmers Rural Butchers.

Karen Williams

Arable Industry Group Chairperson

Policy responsibilities:
Biosecurity, Rural Education (Primary and secondary; shared), Fire, Hazardous Substances, Transport.
Liaison with:- Pork Industry Board; Rural Contractors NZ and Agricultural Transport Forum; Horticulture NZ; FMG (shared).

Chris Allen

National Board Member

Policy responsibilities:
Environment (Water Quality and Quantity), Environment (Waste),Pest Management (shared), Environment (RMA Implementation and Reform), Environment (Biodiversity).

Andrew Maclean

National Board Member

Policy responsibilities:
Pest Management (shared), International Trade (shared), Rural Education (shared; Primary and Secondary), Rural Health (shared), Postal Services, Walking Access (shared).
Liaison with:- Māori/ Iwi; FMG (shared).