ACE Aotearoa Board

Constitution of ACE Aotearoa

The ACE Aotearoa constitution is the founding document of the organisation.

PDF iconACE AOTEAROA CONSTITUTION with changes from AGM 2013 (254KB) - revised after AGM June 2013.


Board / Sub committees

The Board is the governing body of ACE Aotearoa and determines the organisation’s strategic direction and policies.



Members are elected at the AGM, which is held immediately prior to the start of the annual ACE conference. Co-opted members are appointed for a fixed short term, by the Board.



ACE Aotearoa currently has eight members on its Board. Its representatives are appointed for a two-year term at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting by current financial members of ACE Aotearoa.

In 2016/17 the Governance Board members are:

  • Charissa Waerea (Co-Chair) – elected 2014-2017
  • Wendel Karati (Co-Chair) – elected 2016-2019
  • Hauiti Hakopa – elected 2014-2017
  • Gillian Brock – elected 2014-2017
  • Pale Sauni – elected 2014-2017
  • Jay Rupapera - elected 2016-2019
  • Theresa Christie - elected 2016-2019

View the Annual General Meetings page or download ACE Aotearoa Governance documentation