THE nation's peak body for wool growers - WoolProducers Australia (WPA) - is calling for nominations for three independent directors' positions on the WPA executive.
WPA president Geoff Power said nominations were invited from wool growers who believed they can contribute to national and international policy development and advocacy on behalf of Australia's wool growing industry.
"WPA is led by a national executive of growers from around Australia, predominantly made up of delegates from our national State farming organisation (SFO) membership," Mr Power said.
"WPA is unique among peak industry councils as our structure also allows for three independent directors to be elected directly by growers."
Mr Power said democratically elected independent directors gave levy-paying wool growers in Australia "the opportunity to be a part of the WPA leadership team".
To be eligible for election candidates must have paid the 2 per cent wool levy at least once during the past three years; be a member of an SFO that is affiliated with WPA or a direct member of WPA; and eligible to act as a company director.
Ballot papers will be distributed during October and voting will end at close of business on Friday November 15. The results will be declared at the 2013 WPA annual general meeting in Sydney on Thursday November 21. The positions are for two-year terms. Nominations close at 6pm on Friday October 4.
Nomination forms and supporting information can be downloaded from the WoolProducers Australia website.