SPPEDS  Speakers / Presenters

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MASTER OF CEREMONIES: Liz Courtney

Rotary Public Image Co-Ordinator Zone 7B ( 2017-2020 )
Team Leader & Facilitator for Rotary Leadership Training Institute ( Rotary International ) for all Regional Coordinators
District Governor 9970, 2014-15
Director of Rotary Oceania Zone Operations ( ROZops )
Vice Chair Rotary Community Breast Milk Bank Inc.
 
Liz is a Director of Courtney Architects – Designers Ltd with Rotarian husband Nick. She is an Interior Designer with the company and has developed her business management and public relation skills along with her Interior Design Consultancy within the Practice.
 
Her 3 year role as the Rotary Zone 7B Public Image Coordinator encompasses New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. She contributes monthly articles on Public Image awareness for Rotary Down Under magazine.
 
Liz is constantly encouraging clubs to count their volunteering hours on projects so  that these numbers can be used to greater effect when attracting partnerships. She works closely with membership groups nationally to increase our member base which is a high priority.
 
When District Governor her focus was on Child and Maternal Health encouraging Rotary members to look for projects in their locality and to engage with people who work in this area. It took three and half years for a dedicated group to begin the first New Zealand Rotary Community Breast Milk Bank based at St. George’s Hospital in Christchurch which Liz is particularly proud. Our group has won several awards for its community work.
 
Liz is involved in presentation work at training events and Rotary clubs, managing social media, media liaison, writing articles for various publications, general promotional material for clubs and other groups and assisting with fundraising events. She was the Co Chair of the NZ -Australia zone 8 conference held in Christchurch in September 2019 and also a breakout presenter at the Hamburg Convention in June 2019.
 
Since March this year Liz has been in Evanston Chicago, at Rotary International headquarters three times, as a facilitator and now team leader for the training of the incoming Co-ordinators at Rotary Leaders Training Institute ( RLTI) who come from all over the world.
 
Liz is also involved with a group of Rotarians developing the new shape of Rotary in the New Zealand and Australia region where they are exploring various options that could suit Rotary in the future.