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Community Advisory Group

Information about the NCLLS Community Advisory Group

North Coast Local Land Services (NCLLS) appointed 15 community representatives to a Community Advisory Group for the North Coast region. The Group has the role of providing advice to the Board to assist NCLLS service delivery focus areas of sustainable and productive agriculture, natural resource management, biosecurity and emergency management.

The Community Advisory Group provides a communication, consultation and engagement forum of key stakeholder representatives and NCLLS. The Group provides advice and input to the NCLLS Board in a number of areas including NCLLS service delivery, regional priorities, emerging issues, opportunities for collaboration and partnerships, advice on delivery of key strategies, and communication networks.

The Group is an important part of NCLLS's engagement with the North Coast community and NCLLS may make further appointments to the group to enhance representation and expertise.

NCLLS will also continue to work with other key regional groups and networks involved in NCLLS-related activities.

The appointed members are:

David Cameron (East Lismore), Robert Quirk (Tweed), Cassie Price (Ballina), Tony Wilson (Kyogle), Bonnie Walker (Tuckombil), Garry Dew (Nana Glen), Terry Tibbett (Grafton), Patricia Beatty, (Coffs Harbour), Sue Salvin (Bowraville), Terry Schmitzer (Byabarra), Om Jhorar (Doonbah), Bob Jarman (Kyogle), Cr Rhonda Hoban (Nambucca), John Grant (Whian Whian) and Cr Ernie Bennett (Richmond Valley).

The Group is Chaired by the NCLLS Chairperson and meetings are attended by the NCLLS General Manager. The group meets approximately twice a year, or as needed, and appointments are for 3 years.

Meeting summaries can be accessed through the left hand menu.