The AWIS AGM will be in Auckland this year, as part of the #AWIS2017 programme.

Date: Friday 14 July 2017
Time: 3.15pm
Venue: Heritage Hotel, Auckland

There are no changes to the rules this year, so we will be nominating and voting on the Exec members only.


If you’ve got some ideas of what AWIS could do, or would like to make a difference to women in science, then consider joining the AWIS Executive.You can give as little or as much time as you’re able, but new ideas and thoughts are welcome and encouraged.  

Positions available on the Executive are:

National Convenor – main AWIS contact, responsible for leading discussion on AWIS activities and assisting regional convenors (end of term for current National Convenor)

Secretary – secondary AWIS contact, responsible for managing incoming mail and drafting minutes of meetings and discussions

Treasurer – responsible for managing AWIS financial activities and records

Membership Secretary – responsible for managing AWIS’ electronic membership database

Editor – manage content for AWIS website and monthly e-newsletter

Regional Convenor – responsible for organising AWIS activities in specified region:

  • Auckland
  • Waikato (vacant)
  • Palmerston North
  • Wellington (stepping down)
  • Nelson
  • Christchurch (vacant)
  • Dunedin (vacant)

If you won't be at the AGM simply fill in the nomination form and get it back to by 7 July. You can nominate yourself for more than one position, and members attending the AGM will be asked to vote if more than one nomination is received for a position.

Only current AWIS members are eligible to vote so please check your membership details and renew if you need to. Any problems contact

We look forward to seeing you at the AGM.


Download the Convenor's Report and the Treasurer's Report