Council roles terms of office voting rights

The table below provides a description of each council role, the term of office, maximum length of term and whether the position has voting rights. Additional people may be invited to attend for sections of a council meeting, for example the general manager, finance or legal advisor.

 

Type

Numbers

Term

Maximum term

Voting rights

Voting members of council

 

 

 

 

Elected members

12 Fellows

Three years, but eligible for reelection at end of term

12 years

Yes

Elected new Fellow

Elected by Fellows (must be a Fellow less than three years)

Two years

Two years

Yes (excluding vote for office bearers or officers of council).

Co-opted representative

The Dean of the Faculty of Pain Medicine

Term of tenure as dean

Term of tenure as dean

Yes

Co-opted members

If among elected members there is no representation of New Zealand or any one state of Australia, the council can co-opt a Fellow on the advice of the particular regional or national committee.

Appointed annually

Three years

Yes (excluding vote for office bearers or for officers of council).

Non-voting members of council

 

 

 

 

Co-opted observers

President of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists


President of the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists


President or representative of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


President of the College of Intensive Care Medicine


Chair of the New Zealand National Committee


Chair(s) of the ANZCA Trainee Committee

No set term.

Determined by the term of the specialist body.

No set term.

Determined by the term of the specialist body.

No (but may contribute to discussions at council by invitation of the president).

In attendance

 

 

 

 

CEO and

executive

director of professional affairs

 

Period of employment

Period of employment

No (but may contribute to discussions at council by invitation of the president).

One regional chair

 

None (rotated among Australian states and territories at each meeting)

None

No (but may contribute to discussions at council by invitation of the president).

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