Current NZMSS Council

2021/22 Council Officers

Kathy Walls – President 
Senior Advisor
Ministry of Primary Industries

 

Anna Madarasz-Smith – Vice President 
Senior Scientist
Hawkes’ Bay Regional Council

Dr. Rob Major – Treasurer
Marine Ecologist
Cawthron Institute

Dr. Dana Clark – Joint Secretary 
Marine Ecologist
Cawthron Institute

Dr. Emily Mcgrath – Joint Secretary 
Marine Ecologist
Cawthron Institute

Dr. Nick Shears – Immediate Past President 
Marine Ecologist
University of Auckland

2021/22 General Council Members

Dr. Bridie Allan – Webinar, Website & Social Media Coordinator 
Behavioral Ecologist
University of Otago

 

Dr. Hilke Giles
Coastal and Systems Scientist
Pisces Consulting

Samantha Happy
Senior Marine Biosecurity Advisor
Auckland Regional Council

Prof. Liz Slooten
Marine Ecologist
University of Otago

Dr. Sam Thomas – Website Coordinator
Coastal Scientist
Otago Regional Council

Dr. Ulla von Ammon
Postdoc, Marine Biosecurity
Cawthron Institute

Dr. Pete Wilson 
Coastal Scientist
4Sight Consulting

2021/22 Student Representatives

Georgina Flowers – Membership Secretary
Ph.D. Student, Marine Ecologist
University of Waikato

Gabrielle Keeler-May – Website Coordinator
Ph.D. Student, Marine Ecologist
University of Otago

Natalie Prinz
Ph.D. Student, Marine ecologist
University of Waikato