Bay of Plenty Regional Council's committee structure for the 2016 to 2019 Triennium has been confirmed following the appointment of Doug Leeder as the Regional Council Chairman and Jane Nees as the Deputy Chair.

The committee structure includes five core standing committees, four joint committees and five statutory committees to which Councillors are appointed as follows.

Meeting minutes and further information about Regional Council's structure is available at www.boprc.govt.nz.

Core Committees
Regional Direction and Delivery

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•Chair - Paula Thompson
•Deputy Chair - Andrew von Dadelszen
•Members - all other 11 Councillors

Audit and Risk

•Chair - John Cronin
•Deputy Chair - David Love
•Members - Councillors Crosby, Tahana, von Dadelszen. Independent to be appointed. Ex-officio Chairman Leeder

Komiti Māori

•Chair - Arapeta Tahana
•Deputy Chair - Tipene Marr
•Members - Councillors Black, Clark, Love, Thurston. Ex-officio Chairman Leeder

Public Transport

•Chair - Lyall Thurston
•Deputy Chair - Norm Bruning
•Members - Councillors Crosby, Nees, Thompson, von Dadelszen, Winters. Ex-officio Chairman Leeder

Lake Rotorua Incentives

•Chair - Norm Bruning

Joint Committees
SmartGrowth Implementation Committee

•Doug Leeder, Stuart Crosby, Jane Nees, Paula Thompson.
•Alternate: Andrew von Dadelszen

Ohiwa Harbour Implementation Forum

•Tipene Marr, Bill Clark
Eastern Bay of Plenty Joint Committee
•Norm Bruning, Bill Clark

Eastern Bay of Plenty Road Safety Committee

•Andrew von Dadelszen

Statutory Committees
Civil Defence Emergency Management

•David Love
•Alternate: Doug Leeder

Regional Transport

•Chair: Stuart Crosby
•Deputy: Jane Nees
•Alternate: Lyall Thurston

Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Strategy Group

•Doug Leeder, Kevin Winters
•Alternate: Tipene Marr

Rangitaiki River Forum

•Bill Clark, Tipene Marr, Kevin Winters
•Alternate: David Love

Te Maru o Kaituna/Kaituna River Authority

•Arapeta Tahana
•Alternate: Jane Nees