2020 Member-Nominated Director

2020 Member Nominated Director Member


The New Zealand Greyhound Racing Association, also known as Greyhound Racing New Zealand (GRNZ), is the governing body for all Greyhound Racing in New Zealand, as authorised by the Racing Act 2003. GRNZ leads a small but dynamic Code working within the Racing Industry to improve the overall commercial viability of Racing for all stakeholders. This is an interesting and challenging role in an industry that is a significant contributor to the New Zealand economy.


GRNZ now seeks nominations for one Member Nominated Director vacancy. The term of appointment is for three years from the November 2020 AGM.


Ideally, nominees will be skilled in two or more of the following areas:


●     Championing collective board accountability for maximizing animal welfare

●     Business and financial management

●     Racing, especially Greyhound Racing exposure

●     Governance and boardroom exposure/experience

●     Project and change management experience (given the industry-wide reforms).

●     Relatable to stakeholders, especially clubs


An interest or background in greyhound racing is desirable, an understanding of how sporting bodies or membership organisations work, and an understanding of the relationship between member clubs, other stakeholders and a governing body, such as GRNZ, would be a distinct advantage.

All nominations, are to be marked private and confidential. Nomination requirements and eligibility criteria are set out in the GRNZ constitution, found in the Rules & Policies section of this website. A copy of the position description and the Application/Nomination Form can be downloaded below.

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Position Description - Member-nominated Director

Nomination Form - Member-nominated Director

All nominations will be treated in the strictest of confidence, and completed nomination forms and relevant accompanying documentation must be sent to:

●     Cam Brinsdon, Independent Scrutineer, cam@boardclarity.co.nz; or

●     by post c/- Board Secretary, Greyhound Racing New Zealand, PO Box 38313, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt 5045.


Nominations must be received by 5.00pm on 11 October 2020

Posted on 28 August 2020

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