The Council

The NZSTI national council is responsible for mapping out the ongoing direction of the society, as well as overseeing the day to day running of the society, lobbying and/or advising government organisations, publishing the journal, representing members' interests in disputes, and representing New Zealand in the broader international arena as a member of FIT, the International Federation of Translators.

The current national council includes members from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Waikato and Palmerston North, and meets approximately every six weeks. Each NZSTI Council member belongs to two or more sub-committees.

The NZSTI National Council:

President: Karoline Spiessl (Waikato)
Vice President: Dr Olga Suvorova (Wellington)
Secretary: Guthrun Love (Wellington)
Treasurer: Isabelle Poff-Pencole (Palmerston North)
Auckland Members: Will McNab, Diana Renker, Kathryn Malan
Wellington Members: Brigette Holland, Cecilia Titulaer
Te Tumatakuru O'Connell
Christchurch Members: Hyden Toonen
Other Members: Henry Liu (Palmerston North)
Ex-Officio Members: 
Wellington Branch President
Auckland Branch President
Canterbury Branch President
SLIANZ Representative

Cecilia Titulaer
Jaspreet Singh
Hyden Toonen
Rebekah Guy

Scheduled NZSTI Council meetings for 2019/20:

2019: 19 August, 30 September, 11 November, 9 December
2020: 3 February, 16 March, 4 May 

Sub-committees 2019/20:

Each NZSTI Council member belongs to two or more sub-committees covering the following areas of business:

  Marketing and Communications
Karoline Spiessl, Kathryn Malan, Guthrun Love, Diana Renker, Isabelle Poff-Pencole
  Professional Recognition Guthrun Love, Karoline Spiessl, Henry Liu, Olga Suvorova, Hyden Toonen, Isabelle Poff-Pencole
  Administration / IT Will McNab, Isabelle Poff-Pencole, Diana Renker, Karoline Spiessl
     Professional Development Guthrun Love, Kathryn Malan, Olga Suvorova, Will McNab
  Komiti Maori Te Tumatakuru O'Connell, Henry Liu
  International Liaison Karoline Spiessl, Guthrun Love, Isabelle Poff-Pencole, Olga Suvorova
  Strategy 2025 Karoline Spiessl, Jaspreet Singh, Diana Renker

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