Nominations are called for the position of Trustee of the Top Energy Consumer Trust.

The Trust’s Deed requires that 3 of the existing trustees must retire from office at the end of March 2017. Ms Yvonne Sharp, Ms Ann Court and Mr Hugh Ammundsen retire under the rotation provisions of the Deed. Persons wishing to be considered for the role of trustee are invited to apply. Retiring trustees are entitled to seek reappointment.

A Trustee must be a parliamentary elector and must reside (i.e. the place they live most of the time) in the District served by Top Energy’s distribution system. It is envisaged that trustees will have some or all of the following characteristics:

Business experience
Representative of cultural and social interests
An interest in the field of energy

A trustee may be nominated by any member of the public. No special form is required. Persons nominated should provide a curriculum vitae, setting out their personal details and business and community experience. The Trust will appoint a consultant who is experienced in personnel selection. The consultant will short list up to 6 nominees to be presented to a selection panel, comprising the elected Members of Parliament for Northland and Te Tai Tokerau and the Chairman of the Northland Regional Council. This panel will make the final selection of the 3 new trustees.

Copies of the Trust Deed and the Statement of Corporate Intent of Top Energy Ltd are available from the offices of Top Energy Ltd, can be viewed on the Top Energy website, www.topenergy.co.nz or requested in writing from:

The Secretary
Top Energy Consumer Trust
P O Box 43
Kerikeri 0245

NOMINATIONS WILL CLOSE ON 31 December 2016