Our people

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Our people

The NZVA Constitution and Rules describes the roles and responsibilities of the Board, the President and the Chief Executive Officer.

Our Board


President/Acting Chair

Grant McCullough

Board members

Kate Hill
Mark Bryan
Stephen Hopkinson
Corey Regnerus-Kell

Member Advisory Group

Companion Animal – Simon Clark
Complementary Medicines – Liza Schneider
Dairy Cattle - Stephen Hopkinson
Epidemiology, Food safety, Animal welfare and Biosecurity – Katie Saunders
Equine – Brendon Bell
Sheep, Beef and Deer – Clive Bingham
Industry – Jo Holter
Wildlife – Marie Potthoff
Veterinary Business – Mark Hosking

To contact the NZVA Board or Member Advisory Group, please email executive@vets.org.nz.

For general enquiries, please email nzva@vets.org.nz.

Our management team

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Bryant

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Anderson

Operations and Education Manager

Leanne Fecser

Our team

Executive Assistant – Megan Miller

Communications and Marketing Team

Digital Coordinator – Chelsea Plowman

Education and Events Team

CPD Academic Director – Charlotte Cantley
Events Manager – Shannon Leader
Education and Events Administrator – Rebecca Jones

Finance, IT and Membership Team

Accountant – Stephanie Smith
ICT Systems & Support Coordinator – Richard Anderson
Membership Coordinator – Kayla Paenga




Editor in Chief, NZVJ – Sarah Fowler
Scientific Editor, NZVJ – Andrew Bates
Administrator, NZVJ – Jo Dean

Veterinary Team

Veterinary Manager (Large animal) – Cristin Dwyer
Veterinary Manager (Small animal) – Sally Cory
Veterinary Coordinator –  Liz Earl


VetScript Editor – Anna Dunlop