It will be used as the basis for a more detailed project plan. Associate nursing and professional services manager Kate Weston told the board funds were needed to socialise the equity framework with member groups and that a business case would be prepared once the board agreed with progress so far.
In his report to the board, chief executive Memo Musa said NZNO was committed to developing and implementing an equity framework for staff and members. The organisation’s policy team would undertake the development work needed to socialise the framework with NZNO staff. Musa said the board’s confirmation and endorsement of the equity framework would demonstrate commitment to embedding equity within NZNO.
Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku said the “value-add” in consulting member groups on the framework would be in educating and developing their understanding of equity.
This article has been written from reports and minutes taken from the February 2021 board of directors’ meeting.