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Board nominations open for NZVA Board

Thursday, 19 March 2020  
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Nominations are now open for one elected position on the Board of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. 

Key responsibilities

  • Strategic and business planning
  • Organisational leadership
  • Process and risk management
  • Financial management.

Commitment

  • Board Meetings – minimum of five face to face meetings per annum
  • NZVA Events – Annual summit, Annual General Meeting plus events as approved by the Board
  • Average commitment two-three hours per week.

Tenure and Terms of Engagement

  • Three-year term, for a maximum of three consecutive terms
  • Annual Performance Review as per Board Evaluation Policy.

Skills and Behaviours

  • Effective interpersonal skills, ability to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and professional status.

  • Ability to effectively design sound strategic objective and ensure ongoing monitoring and reporting.

  • Willingness to take calculated risks and stand by collective decisions.

  • Strong communication skills to effectively manage situations ranging from active listening, public speaking (media), membership events, business leadership, inspiring and/or motivating others.

  • Understands and recognises when conflicts of interest (commercial or other) exist and ability to manage such conflicts.

Experience

  • Proven governance experience or ability to quickly ensure capability required for governance role.
  • Registered veterinary professional in New Zealand and a member of the New Zealand Veterinary Association.

For the full position description please contact Megan Miller on megan.miller@vets.org.nz.

Nomination forms are here. 

Nominations must be lodged with the NZVA’s Executive Assistant, Megan Miller no later than 5pm on Tuesday 28th April 2020.