Our Committee Purpose

The Committee is a shared and coordinated voice for the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Emergency Management in New Zealand. The Committee advocates, educates, advises and provides support, guidance, recommendations and best practice for GIS and Emergency Management practitioners while ensuring alignment to the principles and purpose of the Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS).

Our official voting committee was ratified on Monday the 12th of August, 2019. The individuals are listed as follows:

Anna Mason
Kate Waterhouse
(Deputy Chair)
Susan Shaw
Derek Phyn
(Upper North Island Liaison)
Jacob Hechter
(Lower North Island Representative)
Ingrid Darragh
(South Island Representative)
Heather Duarte
(National Representative)
Adrian Patchett
Angela Doherty
Craig MacAlpine
Ed Cook
Gail Yearbury
Gavin Tredgold
Gill Nightingale