Sector committees

“Sector committee” means a committee of members within a sector established in accordance with the PSA Rules.

Sectors are central to the PSA’s democratic structure. They provide the connection between members in enterprises and the executive board.

Members are grouped intofive sectors, each with its own sector committee which has responsibilities to the executive board.

The five sector committees encompass the following sectors and organisations:

  • Public Service -comprising all public service and non-public service departments, and offices of parliament;
  • State Sector - comprising: crown entities; state owned enterprises; Public Finance Act 4th Schedule organisations;any private organisation engaging in commercial activities, including those that were previously provided by the state;and any wholly or partially owned subsidiary entities or joint ventures ofthe above organsiations;
  • District Health Boards- DHBs or any publicly ownedorganisation established to replace the district health boards, and any wholly or partially owned subsidiary entities or joint ventures of the district health boards;
  • Community Public Services-comprising:
    i) non-governmental, not-for-profit, self-governing, voluntary organisations delivering a range of services in the community, including public services funded fully or partially by the state or local government;

    ii) private, for-profit organisations delivering community-based public services funded fully or partially by the state or local government.
  • Local Government -including all local authorities and council controlled organisations, and any other wholly or partially owned subsidiary entities or joint ventures oflocal authorities.