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New FANZ Board named

last updated 03/08/2022


July 2022 - The Franchise Association has a new Board for the coming year

The results of the Franchise Association's Board election were announced at the recent AGM. There were six nominees for the four places, reflecting the membership’s ongoing support and willingness to contribute.

The four members elected were:

  • Callum Floyd
  • Darryl King
  • Greg Paget
  • Michelle van Gaalen

The members not elected were Nathan Bonney and Khushbu Sundarji.

The full Board is:

  • Dawn Engelbrecht of sKids (Chair)
  • Brad Jacobs of The Coffee Club (Vice Chair)
  • Darryl King of Jackson Russell Lawyers
  • Callum Floyd of Franchize Consultants
  • Scott Jenyns – independent member
  • Greg Paget of Cleantastic New Zealand
  • Michelle van Gaalen of Laser Group Services & Exceed

The seven-person Board includes a mix of franchisors and advisors, giving a broad spectrum of knowledge and experience across the whole franchise sector. The roles of Chair and Vice Chair were elected at the first Board meeting after the AGM.

In her Chair’s Report to the AGM, Dawn reflected on an incredibly busy year for the Association, with a lot of work going on especially in the area of advocacy and legislation, online information sharing and events. With a stable membership base and a sound financial position, attention is now turning to the two major franchise events of 2022 – the National Franchise Conference in August, and the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards. See more details here.

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