MEET OUR COUNCIL

LIANZA EXECUTIVE

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PRESIDENT-ELECT

Richy Misilei 
Auckland Libraries

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PRESIDENT

Kim Taunga
Auckland Council Libraries

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IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Erica Rankin
Christchurch City Libraries

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TREASURER

Kimberley Symon
Chartered Accountant

COUNCILLORS

If you are already involved with LIANZA or if you are looking for a new challenge and want to make a significant contribution to the library sector at national level, then consider nomination to LIANZA Council. For more information read our Guide to LIANZA Council.

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LIANZA AORAKI

Gail Cook
Resource Description and Access Librarian
Christchurch City Libraries

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LIANZA HIKUWAI

Philip Miles
Digital Solutions Lead
Auckland Libraries

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LIANZA TE UPOKO O TE IKA A MĀUI

Stephnie Burton
Project Lead, Programmes & Outreach
Kāpiti Coast District Libraries

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APPOINTED COUNCILLOR

Troy Tuhou
Team Leader, Library Community Engagement
Auckland University of Technology

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ELECTED COUNCILLOR

Stephen Pennruscoe
Is the head of public engagement at Canterbury Museum. He was Libraries Director/Te Manutaki Tuhirau at Hamilton City Libraries

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ELECTED COUNCILLOR

Neda Zdravkovic
Librarian, Library and Learning Hub
Auckland Institute of Studies

REGIONAL CHAIRS

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LIANZA AORAKI

Alice Cruickshank
Christchurch City Libraries

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LIANZA HIKUWAI

Stacey Smith
Auckland Libraries

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LIANZA IKAROA

Joanne O'Connor
Palmerston North City Library

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LIANZA MURIHIKU

Amber Nicholson
Southland District Library

LIANZA TE UPOKO O TE IKA A MĀUI

Jennifer Klarwill
Department of Corrections

LIANZA TE WHAKAKITENGA AA KAIMAI

Heather Furniss & Mel Chivers
Matamata-Piako District Council & University of Waikato

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (SIG) CHAIRS

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LIANZA CAT SIG

Joanne Rowan
University of Auckland

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LIANZA HEALTH SIG

Sally Simpson
Waitemata District Health Board

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LIANZA RESEARCH SIG

Rohini Biradavolu
Victoria University of Wellington 

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Natalie Smith (2)
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LIANZA SLIS SIG

Jo Rusk & Jennifer Klarwill
NZ Police Library & Department of Corrections

LIANZA TEL SIG

Natalie Smith & Neda Zdravkovic
Victoria University of Wellington
& Auckland Institute of Studies

LIANZA PIMN SIG

Trina Schuster
Auckland Council