Newsletter 86 – December 2023
From David Loe, President.
It is nearly 18 months since the publication of the last newsletter from NZPF and I wanted to bring you up to date with the latest news after the AGM in mid-December and ensure that you know what’s going on in 2024 in time for Society secretaries to circulate information to their members at the start of 2024.
Annual General Meeting of NZPF
We have quite a few new faces around the ‘table’.
David Loe (Nelson), has taken over from Stephen Chivers, who has been the president since 2016.
Even more of a wrench, Bob Gibson (Wellington) resigned as secretary immediately prior to the AGM after 16 years and Jeff Long (Christchurch) has stepped into the role.
Anna Whitehead (Wellington) took over from Leigh Gravestock in the treasurer position halfway through the year.
One of the Northern Region delegates is now Elizabeth Rogerson (Whangarei) having taken over from Denise Rosenfeldt (Auckland), Denise having done her ‘stint’ of 2 years in the role.
Leigh also resigned her role as central region delegate, so we are now on the search for a new delegate in her place.
To all the outgoing office holders and delegates, a huge vote of thanks. The last few years have been especially burdensome dealing with COVID and a multiplicity of resulting challenges, not the least being rescheduling of major exhibitions that you have all been heavily involved in.
Thank you for your time, dedication and effort.
A full set of AGM minutes has been sent to member societies.
It is a little early to say what our ‘mission’ is going forward.
While I attended a strategy workshop the Federation held in the middle of the year and therefore know what we said then, the delegates and […]