At the AGM on 11th April 2017, the following committee members were elected:
Corey Weir - Chairman
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Corey is the joint owner of Outback Communications Ltd in Christchurch. Corey trained as a Mechatronics engineer and has also completed a Masters in Engineering Management. Corey has five years project management experience and has been working in the radio communications Industry since 2010. Corey joined the RFUANZ Committee in 2015 and looks forward to helping support the Radio Communications Industry.
Debby Morgan - Secretary/Treasurer
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Debby is presently employed part time (25 hours per week) by The New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters Inc, (NZART), as Business Manager/ General Secretary, a position she has held for 18+ years. She is responsible to and for all members of the Association. Prior to joining the RFUANZ team, Debby had attended two conferences hosted by RFUANZ, sponsored by Dave Rangi, who felt that the two Associations could and would complement each other. This is how after due process, Debby was offered the position of Contract Administrator in June 2014.
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Chris is the owner of Hokitika Automotive Ltd in Hokitika. Chris’ qualifications are in Automotive and Electrical Engineering. Chris has governance experience with the NZ Fire Service and the education sector, and welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the RFUANZ Committee, which he joined in 2016.
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Kevin is the owner of Dove Radio Communications Ltd and co-founder of the “TechHub”, a technology business hub located in Hamilton. With both technical and sales experience he established his own Business in 2002. As an Approved Radio Certifier (ARC) Kevin supports the efficient use of Radio Spectrum and as a Business Owner is an advocate for industry training and health and safety.
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Laurie started in the Radio Industry as a Radio Inspector with the Post Office before becoming a partner in Coastal Communications in Gisborne. With the dawning of the new cellphone industry dominating the two way radio market, Laurie formed Colvins Ltd that concentated on Mobile Radio, Broadcast Radio, and servicing conventional radio users. Colvins Ltd has a staff of 10 with a focus of training new technicians into the industry. Laurie has been a member of the RFUANZ for 20 years and on the Committee from 2013.
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Steve is the Managing Director and an RF Engineer at Tennatron Industries NZ. Tennatron design and manufacture antennas, power dividers, filters and LPFM transmitters and stock circulators. They also maintain Broadcast Digital TV, FM Radio , microwave links and RT sites. Steve is a member of the IEEE (MIEEE), a REA in Radio Engineering and an Approved Radio Engineer (ARE). He is also the Team Leader of NZART’s Engineering and Licensing Group.
Logan is GM of Genesis Communications & the Orion NZ Radio Group as well as Owner of an digital technology and software business, Digital Efficiency. Logan graduated from the University of Auckland with Bachelor of Engineering and Commerce degrees and has engineering design and project management experience in heavy industrial & manufacturing projects throughout ANZ & Asia. Joining the radio communications industry in 2014, Logan looks to bring a fresh set of ideas and enthusiasm to an industry currently undergoing a great deal of transformation. 2017 is Logan’s first year on the committee and he is looking forward to having a positive impact on the industry to help ensure it’s continued successful presence within the wider telecommunications marketplace.
With 23 years in the Telecommunications and Broadcast industry in New Zealand, Bart is currently at AC-WB Technologies that supplies interconnecting and linking components for both fixed and wireless infrastructure. Specialising in Fiber Optic and RF products. Bart as joined RFUANZ to assist in bringing other RF Spectrum users into the Association.
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Kate is a Director of Mobicomm Limited which owns Richardson Communications and Airtime Plus Rentals in Hamilton. Kate holds a NZ Diploma in Business and NZIM Certificate in Management. She has worked as an Accountant in both Chartered and Commercial environments over the past 20+ years. 2017 is the first year for Kate on the RFUANZ Committee but she has had experience in the role of Treasurer for several other not for profit groups.