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New Zealand IoT Alliance

Seeking IoT Executive Council Nominations 2021

Our Annual Meeting is coming soon and that means election season is now upon us!

The IoT Alliance’s key purpose is to actively contribute to the prosperity of New Zealand through accelerating the uptake of IoT. We aim to accelerate IoT innovation by promoting collaboration across industry and government. IoT Alliance endeavours to identify strategic opportunities for economic growth, bringing together a diverse range of innovators from the IoT community to shape and advance New Zealand’s IoT sector capabilities and outcomes.

To continue building on our success it is critical to have the drive and support of a purposeful Executive Council. We are now seeking nominations for our Executive Council. We encourage you to consider who you think could make an impact as a member of the IoT Alliance Executive Council, as well as our desire to have diverse representation.


Executive Council Nominations

There is now an opportunity to put yourself forward or nominate someone else for a role on the IoT Alliance Executive Council. This year we have vacancies for the following positions:Corporate – Major (1 position)Corporate – Other (1 position)SMEs & Start-ups (1 position)Education (1 position)The nominee must be from a NZ IoT Alliance member organisation, and be from the same IoT Alliance Group that they are to represent on the Executive Council.

All nominations must be entered into the online form here by 5pm, 14 September 2021.


IoT Alliance Executive Council roles and responsibilities include:

Direct and supervise the business and affairs of IoT Alliance.Attend monthly Executive Council meetings, usually two hours in duration.Represent IoT Alliance at industry events and as part of delegations to government and other key stakeholders.Assist with managing and securing Members of IoT Alliance.Participate in IoT Alliance working groups and projectsWhere agreed by the Executive Council, act as a spokesperson for IoT Alliance on particular issues relating to working groups or projects.Be a vocal advocate of IoT Alliance.


Online Voting

Voting will take place online in advance of the meeting. The results will be announced at the Annual Meeting. Please see the Charter for an outline of Executive Council Membership and election process. Each organisation has one vote that is allocated to the primary contact of the member organisation.


Annual Meeting Details

The Annual Meeting is scheduled for 10.00am, 19 October 2021 and is to be held in via Zoom. Please register here.

Notices and Remits
If you wish to propose any notices or motions to be considered at the Annual Meeting, please send them to elections@iotalliance.org.nz by 5pm, 28 September 2021.
 
Key dates:

  • Now: Call for Nominations for Executive Committee representatives issued to Members
  • 14 September: Deadline for nominations to be received
  • 21 September: List of nominees to be issued to IoT Alliance Members and electronic voting commences
  • 28 September: Any proposed notices, motions or remits to be advised to IoT Alliance
  • 5 October: Online voting closes
  • 19 October: Annual Meeting via Zoom, results of online voting announced

New Zealand IoT Alliance The New Zealand IoT Alliance is an association of organisations and individuals that have come together to take a key role in growing our country's capability to maximize the Internet of Things to generate economic growth while addressing any challenges.