The New Zealand Association of Gerontology was established as a not-for-profit organisation twenty-five years ago. Regional hubs are now situated in Auckland/Northland, Waikato, Lower North Island and South Island.
Role of regional hubs
- Members within defined geographic areas form local networks to share knowledge, disseminate research findings, organise local meetings.
- Local interests nurtured in line with NZAG objectives.
- Link to NZAG Executive through hub representative.
- Responsible for regional spending subject to approval of regional budget.
- Funding and all accounting conducted by NZAG.
Roles and responsibilities of the Executive Committee
- Sets strategic direction; responsible for operational goals/plans & budget.
- Allocates tasks according to portfolios:
- policy and strategic relations
- marketing and communication
- education and research
- Communicates internally primarily by email & teleconference with two to four face-to-face meetings per year.
- Operates under one Constitution for NZAG.
- Allocates regional hub activity funding subject to budget approval.