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NZMA Structure and Representatives

The NZMA Board provides governance and policy for the NZMA. It comprises the Chair, Deputy Chair, up to five elected members, as well as the chairs of the General Practitioner Council, Specialist Council and Doctors-in-Training Council. Elections for the NZMA Board are held every two years.

President: Dr Andy Tie
The NZMA Council comprises the President, the Board, elected members of the GP Council, Specialist Council, and DiT Council, delegates from local divisions, the immediate past-Chairman, the Chair of the Ethics Committee, the NZMJ Editor, and medical student representation. The Council meets twice a year and its key roles are to provide advice to the Board and approve the Code of Ethics.

Standing committees

The NZMA has several standing committees including:


National Office Staff

Acting Chief Executive Officer Esther Munro
Operations Manager Robyn Fell
Policy & Stakeholder Relations Manager       Sanji Gunasekara
Marketing & Communications Manager Esther Munro
Communications Marketing Coordinator Bianca Bryan
Administrator/EA Elise Hampton
Membership & Database Administrator Susan Holt


New Zealand Medical Journal

Editor in Chief Professor Frank Frizelle
Production Editor        Brooke Soulsby