Chief Executives Forum

The Chief Executives Forum implements strategy and direction set by the Mayoral Forum. Its members are the chief executives of the 10 territorial authorities and the regional council (Environment Canterbury).

Pictured: Canterbury Chief Executives Forum, 25 Nov 2022 – Back row, L to R: Stuart Duncan (Waimate District Council), Alex Parmley (Waitaki District Council), Hamish Dobbie (Hurunui District Council), Will Doughty (Kaikōura District Council), Jeff Millward (Waimakariri District Council – Acting). Front row, L to R: David Ward (Selwyn District Council), Angela Oosthuizen (Mackenzie District Council), Hamish Riach (Ashburton District Council – chair), Stefanie Rixecker (Environment Canterbury), Dawn Baxendale (Christchurch City Council), Bede Carran (Timaru District Council).

What does the Chief Executives Forum do?

The Chief Executives Forum:

  • implements the Mayoral Forum’s three-year work programme
  • identifies and escalates strategic issues and opportunities to the Mayoral Forum
  • oversees the work of the Policy, Corporate and Operations Forums and technical working groups.

The Chief Executives Forum meets quarterly and is supported by the regional forums secretariat hosted by Environment Canterbury.

Related pages
Agenda, papers and minutes from Forum meetings
News from the Chief Executives Forum
Mayoral Forum
Other regional forums
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