Jeremy Morton has been elected as a SunRice Grower Director and will
be stepping down from his position as president of the Ricegrowers’ Association
This resignation triggers an election for a new president at the
upcoming Central Executive meeting on the 3rd September. Subject to the outcome
of this, there may also be an election for one other RGA Board Position.
In his resignation letter to the Central Executive, Jeremy stated
"It has been both an honour and privilege to serve the RGA and
our members. Thank you for the opportunity to lead the RGA which has an
incredible legacy and bright future that will come with new leadership. I wish
the best for all of you and the members you represent."
Jeremy has brought dedication and a passion for the rice industry in
his role as president, overseeing a constitutional review and structural review
of the RGA during his tenure. He has also been a strong advocate for water and
for improving the lot of rice growers.
Graeme Kruger, RGA Executive Director said “It has been a privilege
serving Jeremy in his role as President and Chairman of the Board. His
inclusive leadership style and commitment to the role was sincerely appreciated
by fellow Delegates and all the staff at the RGA, he will be missed.”
The RGA congratulate Jeremy on his new role as a SunRice Grower
Director and wish him all the best in his new leadership role in the rice
Media Contact: Belinda Lambert, RGA
Communications Manager - 0488 071 165