Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors for 2019

Rule 7.4.3 provides that one third of the Directors or, if their number is not a multiple of three, then the number nearest to one third, shall retire from office at the Annual General Meeting each year, when:
a)    such retiring Directors shall be eligible for re-election at that meeting provided they meet the provisions of Rule 7.3.4;
b)    the Directors to retire shall be those who have been longest in office since they were last elected; and
c)    in the case of Directors who were last elected as Directors on the same day, those to retire shall be determined by agreement between those Directors or, if they cannot agree, by lot.     

The three directors who shall retire at the 2019 Annual General Meeting will be Julie MacDonald, Mary Shadbolt, and Robyn Williams.

Nominations are now called for the vacancies created by the three retiring directors.

For a nomination to be valid the nominee, the proposer and seconder must all be current financial ordinary, joint, youth or life members.  

Nominations must be in writing on the approved Nomination Form that is available from the NZSG office, PO Box 14036, Panmure, Auckland or can be requested by email to or telephone (09) 5704248. Access a pdf of the nomination form here

Expectations of a Director and NZSG Director position description are available in the Policies and Procedures Manual available on the website at (About Us page, Society Administration).

The Nomination Form must be posted to the NZSG Returning Officer, PO Box 1241, Pukekohe 2340 or emailed to  and must be received no later than 12 noon on 11 January 2019.

In the event that nominations exceed vacancies, ballot papers will be posted to all members with the February issue of The New Zealand Genealogist. Should there be insufficient nominations, members will be notified and nominations to fill the vacancies will be called for and voted on, at the 2019 Annual General Meeting.

Heather Maloney JP
Returning Officer  
December 2018

NZSG Board of Directors 2018

So members can better know our Board, faces have been put to names. Each Director has 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.

Chairperson Director

Mary Shadbolt Peter Gibson 

NZSG 19638 NZSG 25129



Director Director

Robyn Williams Julie MacDonald 

NZSG 7238 NZSG 1270



Director Director

Gill Knox Tony Mort

NZSG 22255 NZSG 25668



Director Director

Bruce Holm  Jillian Williams

NZSG 17726 NZSG 15588




David Jack

NZSG 17381




Areas of Responsibility  


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:  9.00 am

22nd September 2018

24th November 2018