New National Executive
Congratulations to the new ASMS National Executive.
After several weeks of voting, members elected their representatives to serve on the National Executive for the next three years.
The Executive is made up of a President, a Vice President, and two members from each region, along with the immediate past President.
The new National Executive is:
Dr Julian Vyas (respiratory paediatrician, Auckland) – President
Dr Andrew Ewens (emergency medicine, Waitematā) – Vice President
Professor Murray Barclay (gastroenterologist, Canterbury) – immediate past President
Region 1 – Northland, Waitematā, Auckland, Counties-Manukau
Dr Julian Fuller (anaesthetist, Waitematā), Dr Sylvia Boys (emergency medicine, Counties-Manukau)
Region 2 – Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Taranaki
Dr Annette van Zeist-Jongman (psychiatrist, Waikato), Dr Andrew Robinson (anaesthetist, Lakes)
Region 3: Tairawhiti, Hawke’s Bay, Whanganui, MidCentral, Wairarapa, Hutt Valley, Capital & Coast
Dr Nathalie de Vries (paediatrician, MidCentral), Dr Kai Haidekker (radiologist, Hawke’s Bay)
Region 4: Nelson-Marlborough, West Coast, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Southern
Dr Katie Ben (anaesthetist, Nelson-Marlborough), Dr Seton Henderson (intensivist, Canterbury)
We want to acknowledge the contribution of outgoing National Executive member Dr Paul Wilson, and his years of service in the role of National Secretary.
The new National Executive will take office in April and a new National Secretary will be appointed.