Primary Sector

Fed Farmers' Lewis stepping down after 17 years

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 18 May 2022

Fed Farmers' Lewis stepping down after 17 years
Federated Farmers board member Chris Lewis. (Image: Supplied)
Rebecca Howard
Wed, 18 May 2022
Federated Farmers board member Chris Lewis will step down after nearly 17 years with the organisation.Lewis, the rural advocacy group’s spokesperson on immigration and labour issues, said he opted to step down two years into his current three-year term to ensure a smooth transition because there will be a raft of board changes next year “and you don’t want a big change in one year”.He recalled a time when there were six new people on the board all at once and said, “it was quite unsettling and took a while for peop...

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