Āpōpō 2023 Annual General Meeting: Branch and Board Election

We are pleased to announce the AGM of Infrastructure Asset Management Professionals Incorporated (Āpōpō) will be held on Thursday 12 October both via MS Teams and in-person at the Wharewaka Function Centre from 9.30 am. This is the 75th year of this organisation, but the first with our new name, Āpōpō.

Key dates

21 August Member motions due
24 August Board member nominations open
7 September Board member nominations close
21 September Voting opens (if necessary)
28 September Voting closes

Preliminary results advised

12 October Annual General Meeting

Declaration of results, board terms commence at conclusion of AGM

There is an event on our website where you can book to attend. Once booked you will receive the MS Teams link or you are invited to attend in person at the Wharewaka on the Wellington Waterfront.

The agenda for the meeting will include:

  • Confirmation of 2022 AGM minutes
  • Acknowledgement of President, Board Member and Branch Chair elections (refer below)
  • Appointment of Auditors for 2024 financial year
  • 2022/2023 Annual Report and Financial Statements
  • Constitution Amendments
  • Special Awards

Member-proposed AGM motions

Any motion to be proposed by a member at the AGM must be submitted to murray.pugh@apopo.co.nz by 21 August 2023 for inclusion in the Agenda.

See Āpōpō Rules.

Board elections

This year, the positions of President, board members and branch chairs will be opened for nominations. For more information on our constitution and what is involved with these roles, visit this About Us page.

Branch Chairs are elected by branch members each year.  Incumbent Branch Chairs who are nominated may be re-elected.  Nominations for Branch Chairs will open 24 August 2023.  Elections will take place for each branch (where necessary) commencing 21 September 2023.

Also, each year, three elected Board Members (i.e.half of those elected) must stand down, but may be re-elected.  Nominations for these Board positions will also open on 24 August 2023 with an election (if necessary) commencing 21 September 2023.

You can read more about our current Board Members (elected and Branch Chairs) and Āpōpō’s mission here.

Details for any necessary election process will be provided following the close of the nomination period, 7 September.

Meet Your 2022-2023 Āpōpō Board

Visit our about us/Āpōpō Board page to meet your current board members.

Board members standing down in 2023:

  • President
    • Priyani de Sliva-Currie
  • All Branch Chairs
    • Cushla Anich
    • Natalie Rooseboom
    • Raj Suppiah
    • James Thorne
    • Quinton Penniall
  • Elected members
    • Vacant (elected member who resigned during their term)
    • George Bowman
    • Steve Browning
  • Co-opted member
    • Raveen Jaduram (co-opted)


A board member who is elected as President immediately vacates their elected board member position with the next highest polling candidate (if any) then being elected to fill that vacancy.

At its first meeting after the AGM the Board selects a Vice President from its members.

See PDF version of this notice here.