Chief Executives Forum

The purpose of the Chief Executives Forum is to assist the National Council and Advisory Groups in their deliberations and to give chief executives a dedicated pathway to ensure that LGNZ strategy and positioning is considered and tested at the senior management level.

Te Wānanga o Ngā Tumuaki | Chief Executives Forum

The purpose of the Chief Executives Forum is to assist the National Council and Advisory Groups in their deliberations and to give chief executives a dedicated pathway to ensure that LGNZ strategy and positioning is considered and tested at the senior management level.

The current members of the Chief Executives Forum are:

  • David Clapperton (Co-Chair), Horowhenua District Council;
  • Steve Ruru (Co-Chair), Southland District Council;
  • Hamish Dobbie, Hurunui District Council;
  • Blair King, Tararua District Council;
  • Peter Beggs, Rangitīkei District Council;
  • Craig Stevenson, New Plymouth District Council;
  • Don McLeod, Matamata-Piako District Council;
  • Monique Davidson, Central Hawkes Bay District Council;
  • Clive Manley, Ruapehu District Council;
  • Miriam Taris, Western Bay of Plenty District Council;
  • Fiona McTavish, Bay of Plenty Regional Council;
  • Malcolm Nicolson, Northland Regional Council;
  • Hamish Riach, Ashburton District Council;
  • Dawn Baxendale, Christchurch City Council;
  • Barbara McKerrow, Wellington City Council; and
  • Karen Thomas, Chief Executive, SOLGM