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TENZ Council and Structure

TENZ National Council 2014

Position

Name

Institution

Year Joined

E/C*

Trust Board Representatives

Alister Jones

University of Waikato

Inaugural
2003

TENZ Executive

Chair

Wendy Fox-Turnbull

University of Canterbury

Inaugural
Re-elected 2010, 2012

E

Secretary Vice Chair

Tricia Winter

Picton

2010

E

Finance Vacant      

Communication and Marketing

Professional Development and Learning

Glynn McGregor

Cliff Harwood

IPENZ

Inaugural

2014

C

C

Regional Chair Coordinators

Moira Patterson

Kerry Lee

Catherine Johnson

      

University of Auckland

The Mindlab by Unitech (Christchurch)

2012

2015

2015

E

E

E

*E= Elected C=Co-opted

TENZ National Executive and Council

Vision: Seamless Technology Education: Supporting an Innovation Culture

  • Six elected Members
  • Elected by and from current financial members of TENZ
  • Nominations called for through ‘t-news’ in October every two years (odd years, such as 2013, are conference years) and elections held in November the same year
  • Two members roll off every two years
  • Council may co-opt up to two members each round
  • Rolled off members may be re-elected
  • Portfolio holders make up the Council Executive
  • Other elected members and regional chairs along with the executive make up the wider TENZ Council

TENZ Trust-board: Strategic guidance and advice

TENZ Executive

CHAIR

Chair all meetings

Schedule

From the Chair

Generate TESAC Agenda and attend

Write Annual Plan and Long Term Strategic Plans and facilitate implementation

Support all Portfolios

Respond to political and curriculum developments nationally

Liaise with Ministry of Education and curriculum developers

Submit for MOE Contract

Facilitate and support TESAC conference

Maintain links with IPENZ

Liaise with other relevant subject associations

Network with international associations

Liaise with key personal nationally and internationally

Deputy Chair

Support Chair

Deputise for Chair when needed

Attend TESAC

Also holds a Portfolio

Secretary

Agendas

Minutes

Letters outwards

Teleconferences

Coordinator of Travel

Elections

Financial Officer

Budgets

Payments approval

IPENZ liaison

Financial Reports

Communication & Marketing

IPENZ liaison to maintain membership lists

Develop strategies to increase membership

IPENZ liaison

Marketing if required

News updates- on website

Website Manager

Regular update of Conference

Monitor and maintain website

t-news: Source articles; IPENZ liaison; MOE liaison

International and Research

Australasian Journal of Technology Education

Support and carry out research in technology

Recognise excellence in technology education

Contribute to t-news

TENZ biennial Awards

Develop a current overview of TE research in NZ

Regional Chair Coordinator

Coordinate regional activities across all regions

Facilitate Annual Regional AGMs

Attend Council Executive Meetings

Represent Regional Chairs

Other Elected Members

On Working Parties: T News, Marketing,

Research Journal

Regional Chair

Auckland

Regional Chair

Waikato Bay of Plenty

Regional Chair

Central Districts and Hawkes Bay

Regional Chair

Wellington

Regional Chair

North Sth Island

Regional Chair

South Sth Island

Download TENZ National Council Roles for full details of roles at Executive and Regional levels (PDF 128kb)