Our staff

Our staff are responsible for supporting and assisting the Council in achieving its vision for the community, by providing efficient and effective services and administration support.

Chief Executive Officer

Owen Pickles
owen@cic.govt.nz

Operations Manager

Cindy Butt
cindy@cic.govt.nz

Emergency Management

Rana Solomon

Raiha Kahukore

Council Secretary

Jo Clark

Waste Management

Jason Goomes

Joshua Seymour

Reception

Colleen Clearwater

Pest Management

Kerri Moir

Animal Control/Road Safety

Donna Reed

Community Development/Iwi Liaison

Orrin Kapua

Accounts

Colette Peni

For general enquiries please email info@cic.govt.nz or phone 03 305 0033.

Our elected representatives

As with all local authorities, elections are held every three years to appoint a Mayor and Councillors. The most recent election was held in 2019. Find out more about the official declaration of results.

Mayor

Monique Croon
monique.croon5@gmail.com

Deputy Mayor

To be advised

Councillors

Keri Day
keri_day@xtra.co.nz

Celine Gregory-Hunt

Graeme Hoare

Greg Horler

Richard Joyce
sbjoyce@xtra.co.nz

Oscar Nilsson

Amanda Seymour

Jason Seymour
jasechatham@hotmail.co.nz

Elections are governed by the Chatham Islands Council Act 1995.

Chatham Islands Council Act

Environment Canterbury support

Environment Canterbury(external link) staff in Christchurch support the Chatham Islands Council with planning, science, corporate services, resource management, emergency management, maritime safety and biosecurity.