Summary

The National Executive for 2019 and 2020 are elected at Annual Conference.

This year, the National Executive elections will be held electronically. Please ensure you have a device which can access the internet and have it charged for this session.

Nominations for National Officers 2019 - 2020

Tom Alesana

Alesana, Tom

Aronui Tōmua ki Whakatū Motueka Mōhua

  • Primary Teaching Sector
  • General

 

Barbara Curan2

Curran, Barbara

South Canterbury

  • Primary Teaching Sector
  • General
NZEI Executive and individual portraits. Photo copyright Mark Coote.

Himona, Raewyn

Aronui Tōmua ki Whakatū Motueka Mōhua

  • Vice President

CV

William Knight 2

Knight, William

Southern Hawkes Bay

  • Early Childhood Sector
  • General
Stephanie Lamborn

Lamborn, Stephanie

Hutt Valley

  • Primary Teaching Sector
  • General
Virginia Oakly

Oakly, Virginia

Nelson

  • Vice President
  • Early Childhood Sector
  • General
Susan Poole

Poole, Susan

Opotiki

  • Support Staff Sector
  • General
Tute Porter-Samuels

Porter-Samuels, Tute

Wainuiomata

  • Primary Teaching Sector
  • General
Mark Potter

Potter, Mark

Wellington

  • School Principals Sector
  • General
Julie-Anne Robers

Roberts, Julie-Anne

Papakura

  • Support Staff Sector
  • General
Liam Rutherford

Rutherford, Liam

Manawatu

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Primary Teaching Sector
  • General
Byron Sanders

Sanders, Byron

Otago

  • General
Phonderly Siohane

Siohane, Phonderley

Auckland

  • Primary Teaching Sector
  • General
Lynda Stuart

Lynda, Stuart

Auckland

  • President
Colin Tarr

Tarr, Colin

Mana

  • School Principals Sector
  • General
Spencer Woolrich

Woolrich, Spencer

West Auckland

  • Primary Teaching Sector
  • General

Election Process

The election process of the National Executive is set out in Section 26 of the Rules of the New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa Incorporated as amended by the Institute’s Annual Meeting – 1st October 2017. 

Elections from among the nominated candidates will be held at the Institute’s annual meeting.

The order of elections is:

  • The National President
  • The Senior Executive Member, where applicable (see section 25.4)
  • The National Vice-President
  • early childhood sector, primary teaching sector, Support Staff sector and
    school principal representatives
  • general membership representatives

In any ballot for the election of the National Executive & National Officers:

  1. where the ballot is for a single position, the highest polling candidate will be elected
  2. where the ballot is for the general membership positions, the highest polling candidates will be elected
  3. in the event of a tie, the National Secretary will draw a lot.

The election ballot will be taken of all those entitled to attend, speak and vote at annual and special meetings (see section 52.1). The National President will appoint the scrutineers for the ballot. Each candidate is also entitled to appoint a scrutineer.

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