25 Aug
25 August 2020

New Trustee appointed to Manfeild Park Trust Board

After an extensive search for a new trustee, The Manfeild Park Trust Electoral College is pleased to announce the appointment of Shayne Harris to the trust board.

With 19 very high caliber applicants applying for the one position, Shayne was seen as the best by the Electoral College. Board members are appointed by the three settlors of Manfeild, Manawatu District Council, Manawatu Car Club and Feilding A&P Show.

"As original settlors of Manfeild Park, the Manawatu Car Club is excited to have Shayne Harris joining the Manfeild Park Trust Board. We believe his wealth of knowledge and experience will be a huge asset to Manfeild for many years to come,” says President of the Manawatu Car Club, Richie Arber.

Chair of Manfeild Board Gordon Smith says along with his business and governance skills, “Shayne’s passion for Manfeild will ensure he is an immediate positive contributor to the Board.”

“The appointment of Shayne Harris brings a lot of institutional knowledge of Manfeild to the Board,” adds Gary Child of Feilding A&P Association.

Manawatu District Mayor Helen Worboys is excited by Shayne’s appointment.

“Shayne’s impressive past commitment to growing our region’s sport and events, combined with his broad knowledge and understanding of Manfeild’s huge potential, means he will be an immediate asset to the Board,” says Worboys.