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 Building Research Advisory Council

Membership of the Building Research Advisory Council (BRAC) is drawn from across the industry and comprises nominees of a wide range of industry organisations who advise on information needs and strategic directions for BRANZ. National bodies of builders, contractors, subcontractors, property owners, territorial authorities, engineers, architects and manufacturers all participate.

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BRAC members also elect the BRANZ Board, which is responsible for the overall governance of the BRANZ Group of entities (namely BRANZ Inc, BRANZ Ltd and BRANZ Pty Ltd [a small Australian subsidiary of BRANZ Ltd for work done in that country]).

The present members of BRAC  and their nominating bodies are:

Simon Barber Registered Master Builders Association
David Brown  Certified Builders Association of New Zealand 
Lou Cadman  Business New Zealand
John Coop
Property Council of New Zealand
Michael Davis
New Zealand Institute of Architects
Renelle Gronert Housing New Zealand Corporation
Marshall Hudson  Business New Zealand
John Macdonald  Registered Master Builders Association
Ian McCormickLocal Government New Zealand
John Melhuish  New Zealand Institute of Architects 
Grant Price  New Zealand Specialist Trade Contractors' Federation Incorporated 
Adrian Regnault  Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment 
Debbie Scott  Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand 
Richard Sharpe  Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand 
Victoria Troake (Chair)  New Zealand Specialist Trade Contractors' Federation Incorporated 
Stephen Walker Building Industry Federation
Bill WhitleyConsumer New Zealand

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