Governance Board

The Board meets once a month to review and make decisions on the strategic direction and governance.

It’s responsibility includes:
  • The operational and financial performance, and communicating that performance to its members
  • The health and safety of our employees, contractors, volunteers and visitors at both sites – the Nelson Environment Centre’s Ecoland at 31 Vanguard Street and the Nelson Reuse & Recycle Centre at Pascoe Street
  • Reviewing the eligibility criteria and fees for Society membership and ensuring all members follow the Rules of the Society
  • Employing staff.


If you are interested in becoming a Board Member of the Nelson Environment Centre, you can find more information here.

The current Board members are:
  • Richard Frizzell (Secretary) (since 2007)
  • Derek Shaw  (since 2007)
  • Pam Williams (Acting Chair) (since 2014)
  • Carlo Wiegand (since 2015)
  • Elton Merrin (since 2018)
  • Rachel Boyack (Since 2018)