Council and Staff

The AMINZ Council comprises of a President, Vice-President and five Councillors.

The elected members of the Council currently are:

President - Mr John Walton FAMINZ (Arb)
Vice President - Mr Royden Hindle FAMINZ (Arb)
Council Member - Mr Mark Colthart FAMINZ (Arb)
Council Member - Ms Sophie East AAMINZ
Council Member - Ms Nicola Hartfield FAMINZ (Med)
Council Member - Mr Mark Kelly FAMINZ (Med)
Council Member - Ms Nicole Smith FAMINZ (Arb)

Council meetings are held regularly during the year.


We are located in Sir Ian McKay - Bill Draper AMINZ Suite on Level 3, 276 Lambton Quay, Wellington.

Executive Director

Deborah Hart

EA & Special Projects Coordinator

Kate McCormack

Membership and Office Administrator

Lotamara Lauschner

Education Coordinator

Natasha Couper


Helen Jackson

Office Assistant

Tiara Thorpy