Selection of Companions

  • Nominations shall be considered by a Panel of three members of Council, chaired by the Chair of the Academy or his/her nominee, who will make a recommendation to Council.
  • The Panel shall meet by teleconference unless all three members live in the same location, to consider nominations.
  • The Panel will be serviced by administrative staff of RSNZ who will keep minutes and record any conflicts of interest.
  • The Panel shall be empowered to make independent inquiries regarding nominees if necessary.
  • In the event of failure to reach agreement, the decision will be made by Council.