The Council

The NZSTI national council is responsible for mapping out the ongoing direction of the society, as well as overseeing the day to day running of the society, lobbying and/or advising government organisations, publishing the journal, representing members' interests in disputes, and representing New Zealand in the broader international arena as a member of FIT, the International Federation of Translators.

The current national council includes members from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Waikato and Palmerston North, and meets approximately every six weeks. Each NZSTI Council member belongs to two or more sub-committees.

The NZSTI National Council:

President: Quintin Ridgeway (Wellington)
Vice President: Karoline Spiessl (Waikato)
Secretary: Guthrun Love (Wellington)
Treasurer: Isabelle Poff-Pencole (Palmerston North)
Auckland Members: Will McNab, Diana Renker, Kathryn Malan,
Kylie Ke
Wellington Members: Jayne Fox, Brigette Holland, Cecilia Titulaer
Te Tumatakuru O'Connell, Dr Olga Suvorova
Christchurch Members: Hyden Toonen, Peter Tuffley, Dr Peter Low
Other Members: Henry Liu (Palmerston North)
Ex-Officio Members: 
Wellington Branch President
Auckland Branch President
Canterbury Branch President
SLIANZ Representative

Cecilia Titulaer
Jaspreet Singh
Hyden Toonen
Kimberley Olivecrona


Sub-committees 2018/19:  [2019 sub-committees TBA]

Each NZSTI Council member belongs to two or more sub-committees covering the following areas of business:


Co-chairs: Karoline Spiessl, Jayne Fox; Peter Tuffley, Quintin Ridgeway, Guthrun Love, Isabelle Poff-Pencole, Peter Low
  Professional Recognition Chair: Henry Liu; Hyden Toonen, Brigette Holland, Isabelle Poff-Pencole
  Administration / IT Chair: Quintin Ridgeway; Karoline Spiessl; Jayne Fox
     Professional Development / Member Services Chair: Guthrun Love; Jayne Fox, Anika Burgess
  Komiti Maori Chair: Henry Liu; Te Tumatakuru O'Connell, Isabelle Poff-Pencole
  International Liaison Quintin Ridgeway, Guthrun Love, Isabelle Poff-Pencole, Karoline Spiessl
  Strategy 2025 Chair: Quintin Ridgeway; Karoline Spiessl, Jaspreet Singh
  NZSTI Image Jayne Fox, Isabelle Poff-Pencole


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