NZOA Structure

NZOA Council

An annually elected President governs the NZOA with a Council of elected members who hold office for up to four years.
The NZOA employs a Chief Executive and has its national office in Wellington. The 2020/2021 Council Members are:

Peter Devane

President

John McKie

First President Elect

Haemish Crawford

Second President Elect

Peter Robertson

Immediate Past President

Angus Wickham

Honorary Treasurer

Andrew Graydon

Honorary Secretary

Gary Hooper

Honorary Editorial Secretary

Ed Yee

CPD & Standards Committee Chair

Tim Gregg

Education Committee Chair

Andrew Meighan

Small Centres Representative

John Mutu-Grigg

Ngā Rata Kōiwi Representative

Josie Sinclair

LIONZ Representative

Greg Witherow

Orthopaedic RACS Representative

Margy Pohl

Councillor

Steve McChesney

Councillor

Richard Peterson

Councillor

Andrea Pettett

Chief Executive

NZOA Committees

Specialty Orthopaedic Training Board (SOTB)

The Board has responsibility for SET governance.

Richard Keddell

Chairperson

Andrew Graydon

Honorary Secretary

Tim Gregg

Education Committee Chair

Sue Stott

Chief Examiner

David Bartle

Education Advisor

Dulia Daly

Trainee Representative

Ken Te Tau

Cultural Advisor

Dawson Muir

Margy Pohl

Prue Elwood

Ex Officio Member

Education Committee

Convenes training weekends & other events such as pre-exam courses. Manages hospital accreditations for trainee placement & the SET Selection process.
Ensures compliance with RACS training + selection processes and policies.
Maintains NZOA contractual obligations of the Training Service Agreement with RACS.

Tim Gregg

Chair

Andrew Graydon

Secretary

Dawson Muir

Incoming Chair

Chris Birks

Roy Craig

Simon Dempsey

Angus Don

Jason Donovan

Michael Flint

Ian Galley

Orthopaedic Assessor

Robert Rowan

Censor SOTB

Dean Schluter

Tom Sharpe

Martyn Sims

Small Centres Representative

Prue Elwood

Ex Officio Member

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Standards Committee

Responsible for setting standards and/or guidelines for CPD - including the Practice Visit Programme (PVP).
Ensures the NZOA CPD programme is relevant and current in relation to orthopaedic practice and monitors CPD participation by all vocationally registered orthopaedic surgeons, whether they be RACS Fellows or not.

Ed Yee

CPD & Standards Chair

Julian Ballance

PVP Chairperson

Richard Lander

Grant Kiddle

Andrea Pettett

Ex Officio Member

Bernice O'Brien

Ex Officio Member

NZOA ACC & Third Party Liaison Committee

Presents the collated views of issues confronting NZOA Members in direct comment to ACC.

Khalid Mohammed

Chairperson +S&E Rep

Chris Birks

F&A Rep

Sandeep Patel

W&H Rep

Fred Phillips

Hip Rep

Peter Robertson

Spine Rep

Andrew Vincent

Knee Rep

Bruce Twaddle

Incoming Member

Andrea Pettett

Ex Officio Member

Membership Committee

Considers applications for Association membership and makes the appropriate recommendations to the NZOA Council and AGM.

Tim Gregg

Andrew Graydon

Chairperson

Peter Robertson

Immediate Past President

NZOA Health Technology Committee

Scans for new and emerging technologies and collates evidence-based advice to inform financing decisions and assist in the managed introduction of new technologies.

Richard Peterson

Chairperson

Mark Clatworthy

Michael Flint

Nicholas Lash

Paul Monk

John Scanelli

Matt Walker

NZOA Related & Associated Entities

NZOA Trust

The mission statement is "to advance the science and art of orthopaedic surgery in New Zealand".
The trustees distribute a significant proportion of investment income each year including payments for the Top Trainee Prize, the Trainee Research Prize, funding of the NZOA ASM Speaker and funds for the ABC Fellowship, ASEAN Travelling Fellowship, Hong Kong Young Ambassador, ANZAC Fellowship, a NZ Hip Fracture Registry grant and manage any refurbishments of historic memorabilia needed.

Richard Street

Chairperson

Andrew Graydon

Honorary Secretary

Angus Wickham

Honorary Treasurer

Simon Dempsey

Wayne Hughes

Independent Trustee

Andrew Oakley

Wishbone Orthopaedic Research Foundation Trust

Aims to advance knowledge in the field of orthopaedic surgery by fundraising and facilitating/funding research that will benefit the community through better care of patients with orthopaedic conditions.

Richard Keddell

Chairperson

Andrew Graydon

Honorary Secretary

Angus Wickham

Honorary Treasurer

Haemish Crawford

Helen Tobin

Andrea Pettett

Ex Officio Member

Wishbone Orthopaedic Research Committee

Disburses funds available for research grants.

Gary Hooper

Chairperson

Angus Wickham

Honorary Treasurer

Mike Barnes

David Gwynne-Jones

Paul Monk

Dawson Muir

Tom Sharpe

Sue Stott

Andrea Pettett

Ex Officio Member

NZOA Joint Registry Trust Board

The Board has responsibility for the financial status of the Joint Registry and for setting strategy.

Gary Hooper

Chairperson

Angus Wickham

Honorary Treasurer

Richard Keddell

Rod Maxwell

Andrea Pettett

Ex Officio Member

NZOA Joint Registry Management Committee

Oversees Registry management including data submission and processing, income/expenditure, employment of staff, preparation the Joint Registry’s annual report and individual reports for surgeons.

Peter Devane

NZOA President

John McKie

Chair & Registry Supervisor

Toni Hobbs

Registry Coordinator

Andrew Graydon

Honorary Secretary

Philip Kearney

Arthritis Society Representative

Hugh Griffin

Orthopaedic Industry Liaison - Stryker

Vaughan Poutawera

Ngā Rata Kōiwi Representative

Brendan Coleman

Chris Frampton

Statistician

Tony Lamberton

Simon Young

Matt Debenham

Andrea Pettett

NZOA Chief Executive

NZ Hip Fracture Registry Trust

Oversees the Registry maintenance which enables educational advances in respect of hip fracture surgery, rehabilitation and services.

Mark Wright

Chairperson

Roger Harris

Sarah Hurring

Helen Tobin

NZ Hip Fracture Registry Implementation Committee

Oversight of operational management and implementation of the Registry across NZ District Health Board hospitals.

Mark Wright

NZOA - Co-Chair

Roger Harris

Co-Chair/ANZSGM/CMDHB/ANZHFR

Sarah Hurring

Clinical Lead ANZSGM

Vaughan Poutawera

NZOA Ngā Rata Kōiwi Representative

Pierre Navarre

NZOA/Ortho-pod Southland DHB

Nicola Ward

ANZHFRT National Coordinator

Andrea Pettett

NZOA Chief Executive

Lizz Binns

President Physio NZ

Leona Dann

HQSC

Anand Desai

ACC Clinical Registries Team

Kim Fergusson

FLNNZ

Stewart Fleming

SO3 IT Consulting

Christine Gill

Osteoporosis NZ

Rebbecca Lilley

Research Otago University

Susan Melvin

HQSC

Caroline Miller

Consumer Representative

Paul Mitchell

Osteoporosis NZ

Janine Ryland

ACC Clinical Partners

Thomas Jackson

ACC

Min Yee Seow

ANZGMS/WDHB

Jenny Sincock

Orthogeri Nurse CDHB

Phil Wood

MOH

Jessie Snowdon

Physio NZ