There are currently two open board positions with the New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association that will be addressed at the 2020 Local Food Connects Annual Conference on February 27th and 28th in Santa Fe.
Requirements of Board Members
Board members must be members in good standing of the NMFMA.
Board members are to participate in the annual conference and four board meetings:
Weekend-long board retreat in March/April
Phone call meeting in June/July
In-person meeting in October/November
In-person meeting for the State Legislation Food and Farm Day in January/February
There will be additional communication as needed via email or phone, as well as the potential for committee or executive meetings if called by the chair of the board.
The term for board members is three years. Resignation may be submitted in writing to the chair of the board. Removal from the board may occur due to cause or neglect of duties.
Survey for Prospective Board Members is due January 31, 2020
Please fill out this online survey with the following information (only the online survey will be accepted):
Please describe your connection to farmers markets, farming, ranching, and the local food system in New Mexico (250 words max)
Please describe past experience with governing boards, public policy, advocacy, accounting, or administration (250 words max)
Please describe your connection to other groups, geographic areas, or cultures in New Mexico (250 words max)
Please add any additional information you wish to share that is not listed above (250 words max)
Any questions about the board election should be directed to Board Chair Jedrek Lamb at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association is dedicated to strengthening the local food system by supporting direct market agriculture producers and cultivating strong networks for a healthier New Mexico.