Jamie served on Buller District Council as a Councillor for three years before being elected as Mayor during the Local Elections in October 2019. Jamie provides positive practical leadership to Council, with the genuine ability to hold honest conversations and make quality decisions.
Born and raised in Westport, growing up on the family farm and attended school in Westport.
Jamie has trade qualifications in Farm Business Management and has some commercial director experience. Jamie enjoys on-going professional development and has completed courses in leadership, critical thinking and continues to be actively involved in managing his farming business.