In 2017 National Council decided to provide an opportunity for young elected members (YEM) to develop their governance expertise and experience through a governance development programme that would involve attendance at and participation in National Council meetings.
The first year of the GDP runs from April 2018 – April 2019 and will provide the chosen YEM with the opportunity to participate in and gain an understanding of how LGNZ’s overarching governance group, National Council, works. YEM participating in the Governance Development Programme can expect to:
Exposure to a diversity of opinion and experience is important and National Council is looking forward to welcoming a Young Elected Member around the table.
Applications for the Programme are now open and the Governance Development Programme will commence in April 2018.
To download a copy of the programme brochure and application form click here.
For further information and to submit a completed application form, please email Grace Hall, LGNZ Policy Advisor or phone 021 278 1243.
Date updated: 12 February 2018