NZSG Board of Directors 2019

So members can better know our Board, faces have been put to names. Most Directors have also written a brief introduction giving information about their background, genealogical interest and aspirations for our Society.  Click on the names to open the Introductions.

The Executive

Mary Shadbolt, Chairperson

NZSG 19638, Region: Auckland/Northland


Portfolios: FRC, Marketing

Bruce Holm, Vice Chairperson

NZSG 17726, Region: Canterbury


Portfolios: Strategic Plan, Technology

Peter Gibson, Director

NZSG 25129, Region: Top of the South


Portfolios: Finance; Rules, Policies & Procedures





David Jack, Director

NZSG 17381, Region: Mainland South


Portfolios: Education


Gillian Knox, Director

NZSG 22255, Region: Lower North Island


Portfolios: External Liaison

Christine Young, Director

NZSG 21624, Region: Waikato/Bay of Plenty


Portfolio: Marketing




Tony Mort, Director

NZSG 25668


Portfolio: Technology

Jillian Williams, Director

NZSG 15588, Region: Taranaki


Portfolio: Appointed Officers

Robyn Williams, Director

NZSG 7238, Region: Northland/Auckland


Portfolios: Projects

Board Meetings

Members are always welcome to attend Board meetings, space permitting.

Venue:  Family Research Centre & Library, Level 1, 159 Queens Road, Panmure, Auckland.

Time:  Friday afternoon 1pm; Saturday 9am

Cut-off for items of business for the board meetings is two weeks prior to the meeting date.


2020 Meetings

The Board meeting schedule for the 2020 calendar year has been reduced to four board meetings: 4 February, 1/2 May, 10/11 July and 6/7 November. The February and May meetings were held via an audio visual link using GoToMeeting.