Federation of Maori Authorities
December 2008 - Present (11 years)
Established in 1987, the Federation is a national advocacy body representing over 150 Maori Authorities with assets including forestry, dry-stock, dairy, energy, horticulture, tourism, property, as well as Maori owned small to medium sized enterprises. The Federation advocates on behalf of its members across all industry sectors, partnering with key stakeholders to advance Maori participation in economic development in the interests of its members and New Zealand. In 2009, Traci was appointed as the Federation’s first female Chair.