Council of the Auckland Justices of the Peace Association held its regular
monthly meeting on 14 August 2019.
AJPA policies have now been updated, and will mostly make an appearance on the
website now they are approved – as part of a full policy review that is now
accreditation session held at Mahurangi College was successful, with all
attendees achieving accreditation. It
has also provided a model for supporting members to confirm that they are current
and competent through the ‘green bar’ on the Find a JP page.
Pro computers not being used on Service Desks are to be returned and their
software updated, so they can be used to help with accreditation workshops –
watch for details of the return process.
is lagging in accreditation of members – 453 members are accredited, but at 34%
of members, we are the lowest of the regions.
Council has agreed our target is 38% by December: accreditation is just confirmation that you
know your stuff! Ask for help from your
Support Group or another JP, if you would like support.
are continuing to attract new members to our closed Facebook page – thanks to
our Registrar, Janet, for keeping it updated, fresh, and informative.
work has been strong this month – preparing for auditors and making application
for another Lotteries Board grant to support Justices out there in their
Council has authorized further Service Desks, and others are planning to extend
their hours – a reflection of the demand for these scheduled contact
opportunities, mostly staffed by accredited Justices.
are being finalised for the AGM and Regional conference to be held on 22
September at Alexandra Park Raceway- an
important governance, communication, and networking event. It also has a training component which will
qualify for accreditation.