NZVA Board


Grant Guilford (Appointed)


Kate Hill (Elected)

Board members

Annabel Harris (Appointed Veterinary Member)
Corey Regnerus-Kell (Appointed Governance)
Ella Poole-Crowe (Recent Graduate Observer)
Grant McCullough (Elected)
Rob Mills (Elected)
Simon Clark (MAG Board Member)

Join the NZVA Board

We are currently accepting nominations for two elected positions on the NZVA Board.

The two positions up for re-election are those currently held by Grant McCullough and Kate Hill. Kate has indicated her willingness to stand for a third term. Grant, however, will not be re-standing.

Key responsibilities of an Elected Board Member:

  • Strategic and business planning
    Working with Board colleagues and senior management lead the development of the NZVA strategic plan. Remain committed to the intentions of the current Board-led Strategy and the design of organisational objectives.
  • Organisational leadership
    Promote the value of the veterinary profession to core stakeholder groups including industry sector partners, international veterinary associations, non-government organisations and the New Zealand public. Demonstrate the shared values of the NZVA where members are first and foremost.
  • Process and risk management
    Understand and contribute to identifying and mitigating risk for the Association. 
  • Financial management
    Ensure the financial sustainability of the NZVA for the long term through informed financial decision making as required by the Board.

If you have any questions or would like a position description please contact Megan Miller on or 04 831 1605.

If you are interested in an elected position on the NZVA Board, please email your completed nomination form, a short bio (maximum 200-words) and a photo to

Nominations must be lodged no later than 5pm on Friday 10 May 2024.

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