PRINZ Board – call for nominations

Kia ora koutou

I hope everyone is keeping well!

The Public Relations Institute of New Zealand is calling for applications for Board Members.

  • The PRINZ Board is responsible for governing and setting the strategic direction of the Institute’s activities
  • Board members will hold a two-year term, with implementation staggered annually to ensure no more than half the members have completed terms at the same time
  • The Chair is elected by the Board at its first meeting for a two-year term
  • Co-opted members will be appointed by the Board at its first meeting.

Two of the currently elected Board Members – Fiona Cassidy (Chair) and Lee Harris – will step down from their Board positions. Heather Claycomb and Claudia Macdonald will remain on the Board as elected members for one more term.

Candidates interested in seeking election for two of the four elected roles on the PRINZ Board should email a candidate statement (including details on why members they should be considered for nomination) and accompanying photo to

Applications will close 5pm Friday 13 May 2022.

Voting will occur at the Annual General Meeting to be held at 1pm on Tuesday 31 May 2022 via Zoom. The notice of the Annual General Meeting including details of members standing for election to the Board will be sent on Monday 16 May 2022.

Please contact me directly if you have any queries.

Elaine Koller

Chief Executive