Glossary of terms used in this survey
Appointing agency means the agency requesting nominations from the Office for Disability Issues (ODI) for governance or advisory positions.
Applicant means the disabled person wanting to be nominated for governance and/or advisory positions. See above for more detail about who can complete this survey.
Expression of Interest (EOI) is this survey, where a disabled person with governance experience indicates they are interested in being nominated for governance or advisory positions and gives information for this purpose.
Governance positions are positions on State sector boards and committees, where you give help to govern. For example, being a member on a board.
Advisory positions are positions on State sector boards and committees, where you give your advice. For example, being on a working group or an advisory group. Click here to view a list of state sector boards and committees.
Nominations Database is a place where information about applicants could be stored, that has a way of searching on required criteria for the purpose of nominating suitable applicants for governance and advisory positions.
Nominations Service means the process of recommending people to appointing agenc(ies), for the purpose of that agency improving the diversity of their governance and advisory boards, committees and groups. You can read more about this on our website.
Glossary of Terms Video in NZSL