Faculties & Chapters

Geographical Faculties

College Faculties are based on geographical areas are centred round Auckland, Waikato, Hawke's bay, Wellington, Nelson/Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland and allow members to be involved in discussion and decision-making at a regional level. There are also seven sub-faculties which provide local opportunities for connection and collaboration. All College members are automatically assigned to a regional faculty and will receive information about faculty activities directly.

Chapters

The College currently has four chapters based on major national areas of practice:

  • The ‘Rural Hospital Generalists’ Chapter’ is made up of College members who are involved in the provision of services within the scope of rural hospital medicine. All Division of Rural Hospital Medicine New Zealand (DRHMNZ) members are automatically assigned to this chapter. 
  • The ‘Rural General Practitioners’ Chapter’ is made up of College members who are involved in the provision of services within the scope of general practice in rural communities. Membership of this chapter is optional.
  • Te Akoranga a Maui is the Colllege's Maori chapter and is made up of members who identify as Maori and have Maori whakapapa. Membership of this chapter is optional. 
  • The ‘Associates and Members in Training Chapter’ is made up of doctors who are enrolled in the College’s vocational training programmes. Membership of this chapter is optional.
  • Te Akoranga a Maui is made up of College members who self-identify as Maori and have a Maori whakapapa. Membership is optional.
  • The 'Pacific Chapter' is made up of College members who self-identify as Pasifika, serve communities with large Pacific populations, or have an interest in Pacific health issues. Membership to the Pacific Chapter is optional.

Your Faculty/Chapter Representatives

Updated 7/12/2015

Faculties Sub-Faculties

Te Akoranga a Maui

Chairperson:  Dr Keri Ratima

Deputy Chair: Dr Melanie Wi Repa
Secretary:  Dr Lily Fraser
National Advisory Council (NAC) representatives:
Dr Sarah Sciascia, Dr Bryn Jones

 
Pacific Chapter
Chairperson: Apisalome Talemaitoga 
Secretary:  
NAC representative: Maryann Heather
 

Rural General Practitioners' Chapter

Chairperson: Jo Scott-Jones

Honorary Secretary: George Tripe

Honorary Treasurer: David Wilson

NAC representative: Jo Scott-Jones

 
Division of Rural Hospital Medicine Faculty
Council Chairperson: Dr Stephen Main
Board of Studies Chairperson: Dr James Reid
NAC representative: Dr Stephen Main
 
Northland Faculty
Chairperson: Dr Kyle Eggleton
Honorary Treasurer and Secretary: Dr Tanya Quin
NAC representative: Dr Chris Reid
 
Auckland Faculty
Chairperson: Dr Chandrakkanth Jayaraman
Treasurer: Dr Mushfiq Ahmad
Secretary: Audrey Cassidy
NAC representative: Dr Chandrakkanth Jayaraman
 
Waikato Faculty
Chairperson: Dr Lydia Sulima
Secretary: Dr Ralph Wiles
NAC representative: Dr Bronwyn Campbell
Tairawhiti Sub-Faculty
Chairperson: Dr Johan Peters
Secretary: Dr Peter Catt
Hawkes Bay Faculty
Chairperson: Dr Penny Henley
Secretary: Dr Mark Peterson
NAC representative: Dr David Rodgers
 
Wellington Faculty
Chairperson:
Treasurer: Dr Tim Marsland
Secretary: Caitlin Plummer & Dr Andrea Crichton
NAC representative: Dr Susanna Kent
Taranaki Sub-Faculty
Chairperson
Secretary
Whanganui Sub-Faculty
Chairperson: Dr John Kay
Secretary: Dr Alastair Wilson
Manawatu Sub-Faculty
Chairperson: Dr Martin Minnee
Secretary: Dr John Drake
Nelson/Marlborough Faculty
Chairperson: Dr Liz Scott
Treasurer: Dr Pip Harrison
Secretary: Dr Hilary Burbidge
NAC representative: Dr Liz Scott
 
Canterbury Faculty
Acting Chairperson:Dr Jason Pryke
Secretary: Josie Toop
NAC representative: Dr Jason Pryke
 
Otago Faculty
Chairperson: Dr Nigel Thompson
Secretary: Dr Jill McIlraith
Treasurer: Dr Phil White
NAC representative: Dr Phil White
 
Southland Faculty
Chairperson: Steven Voss
Secretary: Steve Brown
Treasurer: Roger Baillie
NAC rep: Bill Grove