Key appointments

Although the Civil Defence Emergency Management Group (the Joint Committee) retains the responsibility for Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) in the region, there are a number of authorities, functions and powers that need to be delegated.

The Taranaki CDEM Group have made appointments for Group Controllers, Group Recovery Managers, Group Welfare Managers, Local Controllers and Local Recovery Managers. 

Group Controllers

In accordance with Sections 26(1), 26(3) and 27(1) of the Civil Defence Emergency Managegemt Act, the CDEM Group has appointed personnel to the positions of Group Controller and alternative Group Controllers.

Group Controller
Craig Campbell-Smart
 
Alternate Group Controllers
Sue Kelly
David Leask

Group Recovery Managers

In accordance with Section 29 of the Civil Defence Emergency Managegemt Act, the CDEM Group has appointed personnel to the positions of Group Recovery Manager and alternative Group Recovery Manager.

Group Recovery Manager
Matt Parkinson
 
Alternate Group Recovery Manager
Craig Campbell-Smart

Group Welfare Managers

In accordance with Sections 62(6) of the National Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan Order, the CDEM Group has appointed personnel to the positions of  Group Welfare Manager and alternative Group Welfare Manager.

Group Welfare Manager
Kelly Langton
 
Alternate Group Welfare Manager
Deirdre Nagle

 

Local Controllers

In accordance with Sections 27(1) of the Civil Defence Emergency Managegemt Act, the CDEM Group has appointed personnel to the positions of Group Controller and alternative Group Controllers.

New Plymouth District Council
South Taranaki District Council Stratford District Council
Local Controller Local Controller Local Controller
David Langford John McKenzie Sven Hanne
     
Alternate Local Controllers Alternate Local Controllers Alternate Local Controllers
To be appointed Brent Manning Liam Dagg
  Phillippa Wilson   

  

Local Recovery Managers

In accordance with Section 30 of the Civil Defence Emergency Managegemt Act, the CDEM Group has appointed personnel to the positions of Group Recovery Manager and alternative Group Recovery Manager.

 

New Plymouth District Council
South Taranaki District Council Stratford District Council
Local Recovery Manager Local Recovery Manager Local Recovery Manager
Liam Hodgetts Claire Symes Kate Whareaitu
     
Alternate Local Recovery Manager  Alternate Local Recovery Manager  Alternate Local Recovery Manager 
To be appointed Phillippa Wilson  Andrea Mathews