The selection committee provides important transparency and independence in the appointment of Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) directors. At the request of the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the GRDC Selection Committee will conduct a selection process to identify candidates for nomination to the minister for appointment as GRDC directors. Membership includes a presiding member and up to four other members nominated by the presiding member, in consultation with the GRDC representative organisations. All selection committee members are appointed by the minister.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

    1 October 1990

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Andrew Earle 12 April 2017 31 December 2019
Member Ms. Cindy Cassidy 25 May 2017 31 December 2019
Member Ms. Kerry Regan 25 May 2017 31 December 2019
Member Dr. Harm van Rees 25 May 2017 31 December 2019
Member Mr. Bob McKay 25 May 2017 31 December 2019
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