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RNZFB 2017 Board Elections

Voting in this year’s Board Elections is now open.

Voting packs were sent out to all voting members of the Blind Foundation in their preferred formats on 5 October 2017.  If you have not received your voting pack information, please contact the Contact Centre on 0800 24 33 33 to request a copy.

Voting in the Blind Foundation elections closes at 4pm on Friday 3 November 2017.  We encourage all voting members to please take up the opportunity to have a say in who leads the organisation forward for the next three years.

This year’s election has three General seats up for election.  Only governing members are eligible to vote for the general seats.  There are a total of 15 candidates standing in the election for the three General seats.

The candidates in the 2017 Board Elections, listed in the same order as they appear on the voting form, are:

General Seat

  • Krishna Guda.
  • Fraser Alexander.
  • Deborah Boyd.
  • Daniel Holt.
  • Peter Rudd.
  • Ryan McLean.
  • Nicola Owen.
  • Tracey Reason.
  • Geoffrey Warne.
  • Keith Appleton.
  • Jo Breese.
  • David Cullen.
  • Tsarina Dellow.
  • Veronica Aris.
  • Kieran Berry.

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