NZGS Council 2017

Meet the Council of New Zealand Geographical Society - 2017

 

President - Professor Harvey Perkins, University of Auckland

 


 

Vice President - Professor Lynda Johnson, School of Social Science, University of Waikato

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past President - Dr Ann Pomeroy, Centre for Sustainability (CSAFE), University of Otago

Ann joined CSAFE in late 2010. Her research interests include family farming, rural community resilience, social assessment, social indicators and demography. Ann has represented New Zealand at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). She was awarded a New Zealand Suffrage Medal in 1993 for work with rural women.

 

 

 


 

Secretary - Dr Maria Borovnik, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University

 

Maria's main research area involves transnationalism and the social strategies of migrants and people living mobile livelihoods, such as seafarers.She is particularly interested in how family connections can be sustained and how people's integration in communities is affected. Recently she has focused on the social well being of people in the Pacific, and policies surrounding social welfare.

 

 

Treasurer - Dr David Hayward, School of Environment, University of Auckland

David Hayward

David is Associate Director (Academic) in the School of Environment, University of Auckland. In addition to coordinating the School's undergraduate and postgraduate programmes David teaches economic geography and geographic research methods and analysis.

 

 

Managing Editor - Associate Professor Etienne Nel, Department of Geography, University of Otago

As Managing Editor, Etienne oversees a team of four editors supporting the New Zealand Geographer, the Society's journal with Wiley-Blackwell. In addition to his role with the New Zealand Geographer he is an Editorial Board member of the Journals: Applied Geography, Local Economy and the Journal of Geography in Higher Education. He currently chairs the International Geographic Union’s Commission on Marginalization, Globalization and Local and Regional Response (C 04-27).

 

 

Membership Officer & Auckland Branch Chair, Dr Karen Fisher, School of Environment, University of Auckland

 

 Chair of New Zealand Board of Geography Teachers - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Otago Girls' High School

 

Tertiary Liaison with New Zealand Board of Geography Teachers - Tony Binns, Department of Geography, Otago University

 

 

Information Officer - Dr Matt Henry, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University, Massey University

Matt Henry

 

 

 

 

IGU Representative,  Geographic Board Representative & Manawatu Branch Chair -Professor Mike Roche, School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University

 

 

 

 

Co-opted Member & Otago Branch Chair, Associate Professor Mike Hilton, Department of Geography, Otago University

 

Co-opted Member, Dr Gail Adams-Hutcheson, School of Social Sciences, Waikato University

 

Waikato Branch Chair, Associate Professor Lex Chalmers, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Waikato University 

 

Canterbury Branch President, Associate Professor Peyman Zawar-Reza, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury

 

Wellington Branch Chair, Dr Marcela Palomino-Schalscha, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Science, Victoria University of Wellington