AGM 2016

113th Annual General Meeting of the NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland 

A great opportunity to be part of the future of the Chamber and Northland and always an interesting evening. Elections will be held for all Board positions followed by a Chamber Business After 5 with drinks & nibbles provided.

Nominations for Board positions close 9th February 2016. To view click here
When: Wednesday 9 March 2016, 5.00pm – 5.30pm
Where: Westpac Conference room, Rathbone St, Whangarei.
RSVP: by 10am Friday 4 March  2016 click here
Email: agm@northchamber.co.nz
Phone 09 438 4771
AGM Agenda Draft 2016

Registrations are necessary for quorum requirements – 15 current financial members required for a quorum.

The AGM will be followed by a presentation from the Rt Hon Winston Peters click here for a bio

AGM followed by drinks and nibbles and our very own BA5
(including Northland Chamber signature dish – Mussel and Kumara Fritters)

Role: NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland Board Member

Skills, knowledge and experience required for the role of “Board Member”

  • Proven business acumen essential
  • Knowledge of the Northland region, it’s cultural diversity and an understanding of the issues facing Northland business essential
  • Good networking skills and business connections essential
  • Experience in strategic planning and business management essential
  • A track record of success in a relevant area essential
  • Sound knowledge of governance principals desirable

Personal attributes required for the role of Board Member

  • A passion and commitment to the Northland region
  • Ability to work as part of a team and make a contribution to the team
  • Ability to ensure that the required time is available to effectively carry out the role of Board Member
  • Sound judgement and common sense

General Information

  • The Northland Chamber of Commerce Board consists of a President, Vice President, Treasurer and Board members plus the Chair of the Retail Sub-committee.  These positions are on a volunteer basis, and available for re-election each year at the AGM.
  • The Board meets monthly for a maximum of two hours.
  • In addition, Board members may serve on one or more policy committees, which meet on an as-and-when required basis, with the exception of the Finance Committee which meets monthly, one week prior to the Board meeting.
  • Board Members must be able to represent the best interests of the whole of the region and its peoples, and reside in Northland.
  • More information on the Chamber is available on www.northchamber.co.nz or by phoning Tony Collins, CEO on 09 438 4771.