ITSNZ board nominations are open

ITSNZ Board nominations are open

Nominations are open for the ITSNZ board of directors. ITSNZ appoints a board of directors every two years at the AGM. A vote will be counted at the 2021 AGM (postponed till November, date TBC)

 About ITSNZ

ITSNZ is the peak body for future transport and transport technology in New Zealand, we are involved in events, conferences, skills development and advocacy on behalf of our members. our membership consists of government, industry, industry organisations and academia.   

ITSNZ provides leadership in the promotion, development and facilitation of ITS in New Zealand to achieve a sustainable, effective, efficient, safe and environmentally friendly transportation system.

We are affiliates of ITS Asia-Pacific and connected to a global network of ITS organisations, their members and events.  

About the board of directors

Being an ITSNZ board member is a privilege, a rewarding way to help lead the future transport discussions in New Zealand. Being appointed to the board provides opportunities to raise your profile, engage with government and stakeholders and gain a greater understanding of the transport eco-system. 

  • The ITSNZ board of directors will consist of no more than 11 members who shall hold office for a period of two years.
  • The board will comprise of at least one representative from the Young Transport Professionals group and one member representing academia. 
  • ITSNZ is actively encouraging nominations representing diversity. 
  • Board positions are voluntary.

The ITSNZ board typically meets 6 - 8 times per year for board meetings and special purpose meetings. Board meetings are typically 2-3 hours and online. ITSNZ uses Boardpro to manage agendas and minutes. There is an expectation that board members will actively participate in meetings, to lead or manage sub-committees, to represent ITSNZ at industry and government workshops, membership and stakeholder meetings.  

Powers and responsibility of the board

The board is responsible for managing the business and affairs of the society. The board may appoint sub-committees to undertake specific activities on behalf of the board, for example membership, events and conference sub-committees. 

Board roles (chair, president, vice-presidents, treasurer, secretary) will be established by vote of the elected members, subsequent to the AGM. 

ITSNZ employs a contracted executive officer for administration, communications and marketing. 


Board members must be members of ITSNZ, a representative of a Gold, Silver or Bronze members, an individual member or a life member. Find out more about membership levels and joining here. If you are unsure of your membership status please contact Simon McManus 

Nominations and voting

Nominations must be received either in email to Simon McManus or via the form by 12pm Friday September 17th. Please include a 150 word biography and a profile photo. 

Complete the online nomination form here

The number of votes you may cast are determined by your membership level at the time of the AGM. (see membership page)

Notice of the ITSNZ Annual General Meeting 

When: November TBC | Where: Wellington & Online

Registrations open soon*

We are monitoring Covid restriction levels closely and will determine final format in the week of September 13th. 

Members and prospective members are encouraged to attend the AGM, to receive reports from the ITSNZ Board of Directors, Young Transport Professionals and hear about our future events and activities. 


  • Welcome from the Executive Officer, Simon McManus
  • Report from the Chair, Mike Rudge
  • Report from President, Stephen Hewett
  • Report from Young Transport Professionals, Amy Strang and Armin Guttke
  • Financial Report 
  • Update on forward events and activities
  • Explanation of Board roles and responsibilities
  • Nomination and Voting on ITSNZ Board of Directors
  • Close

Registration opening soon