The Royal Federation Board is elected annually by the member associations, each having a certain number of votes based on their membership at a particular date – one vote per hundred members or part thereof. The election takes place at the Annual General Meeting.
The composition of the board is made up of the following officers:
President, Vice President, Immediate Past President, and four Regional Representatives.
The Regional Representatives are geographic in nature comprising the associations as listed:
Northern (9) – Far North, Northland, Hauraki and Districts, Franklin, Bay of Plenty, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Rotorua and Districts, Gisborne
Auckland (1) – Auckland
Central (10) – Central Districts, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, South Taranaki, Wanganui, Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Districts, Wellington, Nelson Tasman, Marlborough
Southern (8) – West Coast, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Ashburton, North Otago, Otago, Gore, Southland.
Researched and compiled by Sherryl Wilson