Westport Joint Committee - Nominations Sought For Independent Chair
Nominations for Independent chair for the Westport Joint Committee have now closed and are currently being considered.
The West Coast Regional Council and Buller District Council are calling for nominations for an independent chair for the Westport Joint Committee.
The purpose of the Joint Committee is to review the annual work plan for Westport flood protection provided to it by Regional Council staff, consider any independent expert advice and make informed recommendations to the Regional Council for final decision.
This position will be responsible for chairing meetings of the Joint Committee on these matters.
Nominees must be able to bring a wide range of skills to the Independent Chair position, including relevant expertise in a role such as this, an ability to lead the work of the Committee in a collaborative and consensus-seeking manner and live within, or have an interest or connection, to the Westport area.
Nominations must be received by the West Coast Regional Council, or dropped off to the Buller District Council, by 5.00pm Friday 18 February 2022.
The first meeting of the Westport Joint Committee is to be held on either the 3rd or 4th of March 2022 at a time to be confirmed.
For more information on the Westport Joint Committee refer to the Terms of Reference here.