The Joint Committee provides governance and strategic direction to the Wellington Regional Civil Defence Group.
The Joint Standing Committee is comprised of the Mayors of the eight district and city councils in the region and the Chair of Greater Wellington Regional Council. It usually meets four times a year.
Meetings are attended by members of the CDEM group and representatives of the Ministry for Civil Defence, but only the Mayors sit on the committee. It is established under clause 30(1)(b) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002.
The Wellington Region Joint Committee is chaired by Anita Baker, Mayor of Porirua City; Deputy Chair is Lyn Patterson, Mayor of Masterton District.
The Coordinating Executive Group (or CEG) is made up of chief executives (or their delegates) and senior local managers of other members of the Wellington Region Group.
The Coordinating Executive Group provides advice to the CDEM Joint Committee and implements their decisions. The Coordinating Executive Group oversee the implementation, development, maintenance, monitoring, and evaluation of the CDEM Group Plan and Business Plan.
The following organisations are members of the Coordinating Executive Group:
- Carterton District Council
- Greater Wellington Regional Council
- Kāpiti Coast District Council
- Hutt City Council
- Masterton District Council
- Porirua City Council
- South Wairarapa District Council
- Upper Hutt City Council
- Wellington City Council
- Capital and Coast District Health Board
- Hutt Valley District Health Board
- Wairarapa District Health Board
- Mid Central District Health Board
- New Zealand Fire Service
- New Zealand Police
Representatives of the Wellington Region Lifelines and Regional Welfare Advisory Group also attend the meetings. Usually four meeting a year are held.
The Wellington Coordinating Executive Group is chaired by Peter Kelly, the Chief Executive of Upper Hutt City Council. It is established under clause 30(1)(b) of Schedule 7 of Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002.
The Sub-Coordinating Executive Group (or Sub-CEG) is made up of senior managers responsible for Civil Defence Emergency Management in their council or organisation.
The Sub-Coordinating Executive Group provides advice to the Coordinating Executive Group and implements the decisions of the CDEM Joint Committee. They oversee the implementation, development, maintenance, monitoring, and evaluation of the WREMO Annual Plan.
The following organisations are members of the Sub-Coordinating Executive Group: