Committee Structure

The Executive Committee shall comprise the following:

  1. Lucerne Seed Producer Member
  2. Lucerne Seed Producer Member
  3. Lucerne Seed Producer Member
  4. Lucerne Seed Producer Member
  5. Lucerne Seed Producer Member
  6. Associate or Lucerne Grower Member
  7. Associate or Lucerne Grower Member
  8. Associate or Lucerne Grower Member
  9. Executive Officer (Treasurer/Secretary)


The affairs of the Association are managed by an Executive Committee. To manage the affairs of Lucerne Australia, the Executive Committee can exercise all powers within the constitution. The Executive Committee may be overruled by a Special General Meeting.

After the first year of the Associations’ existence two Lucerne Seed Producer Members, (iv and v) and two Associate or Lucerne Grower Member positions (vi and vii) will be open for re-election.

The remaining three Lucerne Seed Producer Member (i, ii and iii) and one Associate or Lucerne Grower Member (viii) positions will be open for re-election after two years.

All members of the Executive Committee have one (1) vote excepting the Executive Officer whom shall not have a vote.

Thereafter Executive Committee positions will be open for re-election every two years resulting in half the committee being elected every year.

The positions of Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson will be elected annually by members of the Executive Committee with the Inaugural Chairperson serving a two year term.

Executive Committee members can only serve for a maximum of 10 consecutive years or five terms, but can nominate again after one non-serving term.

Sub Committees

Sub committees may be formed to investigate particular issues and are appointed and dissolved by the Executive Committee.

Sub committees will consist of Members of the Association and be managed by an Executive Committee member, reporting to the Executive Committee.