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Region 4 Board Nominations

Would you like to play an important role in the future direction of the New Zealand Firefighters Welfare Society?

Could your expertise help firefighters and their families?

The call for nominations is an important step in ensuring member interests are represented in the leadership and development of the Society.

We are seeking nominees for our Region Four Board Representative. This role is currently held by Alice Jonathon.

Nominations for this Board position will open 21 March and close at 3pm on 5 April 2022.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can be nominated to be a regional board member?

Anyone who is a Financial Member of the NZFWS. See the rules here.

Can someone self nominate?

No. You will need to be nominated by a financial member of the NZFFWS.

Does anyone need to second the nomination?

Yes, a second nominative also needs to be a financial member of the NZFFWS.

Who can vote?

All financial members of the NZFFWS.

What is the term?

Four years.

How much time is involved?

You are required to attend at least four meetings a year. These may be face to face or via Microsoft Teams.

How many times a year does the Bord meet?

Four times a year: March, June, September and December. In the Current COVID climate, two face to face and two Microsoft Teams meetings take place.

Is it a paid position?

While no honorarium is paid to our Board members, all travel, food and accommodation costs to attend meetings is covered by the NZ Firefighters Welfare Society.

If you require any further information, please contact Amanda in the office on 0800 653 473 or email

Nominations open on 21 March 2022 and close at 3pm on 5 April 2022. You can download a nomination form here.