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NZ Teachers Council Sector Elections – The Candidates

vote blackboardA total of 37 nominations have been received for the one vacancy on each of the four sectors. Elections will be required in each sector.

The candidates are as follows.

Early Childhood Education Sector
ANDREWS Tiffany – Tauranga
CONNELL Bevan – Upper Hutt
EDGELER Clair – Auckland
IVES Phillipa – Christchurch
JEUNE Margaret – Levin
SHEARSBY Viv – Christchurch
SPRAGGS David – Gisborne
TREWEEK Julie – Matamata
VARNEY Jenny – Upper Hutt
WALL Josie – Papakura
WILSON Cathy – Porirua

Primary Sector
BLAKEY Shelley – Tauranga
CRONIN Brenda – Auckland
HIWINUI SOLOMON Arna Rose – Raglan
MACKIE Sarndra – Rotoura
ORMANDY Sally – Christchurch
ROBINS Susan – Auckland
SARICH Shell – Northland
SHORTLAND Jim – Moerewa
TAMAMASUI Pena – Auckland
TUIONO Teariki o te Maka – Auckland

Secondary Sector
AMOS Claire – Auckland
CASSIDY Megan – Christchurch
CRUDEN John – Timaru
FLAVELL Will – Auckland
GOULD Jan – Wellington
KAHL Jo – Wellington
KING Stuart – Auckland
MCGRATH Fiona Gaylene – Whangarei
MITCHELL Karen – Auckland
OTTO Pennie Vaione – Auckland
PIERCE Gregory – Havelock North
SHEPPARD Doug – Lower Hutt
TARRY Michael – Auckland

Principals Sector
BRUCE Linley – Auckland
MALCOLM Anne – Auckland
NEWMAN Pat – Whangarei

The elections will be conducted by internet and postal voting, using the First Past the Post (FPP) voting system.

Voting information together with information about the candidates will be sent to all registered teachers on Wednesday 3 September 2014.

Voting closes at 12 noon on Friday 3 October 2014.

Candidate names will be listed on the voting documents in pseudo random order.

Any queries are to be directed to the Returning Officer on the Election Helpline on 0508 666 001



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