The Stewardship Group

Mayor Max Baxter,

Chair of the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs and Mayor of Ōtorohanga District Council

Max was first elected as Mayor of Ōtorohanga District Council in 2013 and was appointed as Chair of MTFJ in 2017.  Max is passionate about ensuring that all young people have the opportunity to find meaningful employment and has a particular interest in supporting mayors across the country to prioritise youth employability in their districts/cities.

As chair of MTFJ and a member of YEA, Max believes that a coordinated approach to youth employability is needed.