Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The selection committee provides important transparency and independence in the appointment of Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) directors. At the request of the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the CRDC Selection Committee will conduct a selection process to identify candidates for nomination to the minister for appointment as CRDC directors. Membership includes a presiding member and up to four other members nominated by the presiding member, in consultation with the CRDC representative organisation. 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 Prof. Jim Pratley AM 30 March 2020 31 December 2022
Member Mr. William Back 26 May 2020 31 December 2022
Member Mr. Nigel Burnett 26 May 2020 31 December 2022
Member Dr. Nicola Cottee 26 May 2020 31 December 2022
Member Mrs. Susan McCutcheon 26 May 2020 31 December 2022
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