New appointment to Charities Registration Board

The Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector has appointed a new member of the Charities Registration Board, and reappointed the two existing members.

The Charities Registration Board is responsible for all decisions regarding the registration and removal of organisations from the charities register.

Dr Beverly Gatenby has been appointed for a three year period. Roger Holmes Miller, the chair of the Board, has been appointed for a further two year period, and Simon Karipa has been appointed for a second three year period.

For more information, see the Minister’s media release. (external link)

Appointments are made by the Minister – this is based on an open application process. For more information on how these types of appointments are made, the State Services Commission has published guidelines (external link) on the subject.