Our trustees have a wealth of experience between them, coming from all walks of life.

Introducing the Trustees

Qualifications and Positions

Chair: Jeremy Tunks BCom

Managing Director of Leader International Limited, Former Academic Manager at the Institute of Applied Learning, Executive Officer of Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust, We Came to Play School promoter, sport event organiser for children and young adults

Immediate Past Chair: Larry Robbins OBE JP FNI RNZN (Retired)

Chair of Mercy Ships New Zealand, Former Chief Executive Officer of New Zealand Maritime Museum, Board Member of Seafarer Welfare Board and Framework Trust, Member of two Rotary Clubs

Deputy Chair: Vivienne Scott CMinstD, MA, PG Cert Governance, PG Dip Publishing, Dip Policing, Cert Business Computing.

Vivienne is a bid and pursuits consultant in the engineering and construction sectors as well as providing independent governance advice through the Independent Governance Review Group.

Vivienne is a chartered member of the Institute of Directors.

Executive Trustee: Rosemarie Dawson DipBus DipCM

Executive Director of Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF), Managing Director of Business Professional Services Limited, Trustee of the Employer of Choice Foundation, Chair of the Chelsea Park Body Corporate Committee

Therese Hamlin BA BSW

Employment Consultant at Walsh Trust, Fundraiser for the Long Bay Great Park Society, Advisers for Supported Employment New Zealand (ASENZ) Supported Employment Practitioner and Mental Health Professional award recipient, Volunteer Sports Coach of the Year 2005, Mental Health Professional Award recipient

Alan Lockyer BBus MMgmt

Lecturer at Unitec Institute of Technology, Author of the Association Survey 2001 Study of Key Accountability Issues affecting New Zealand Non-Profit Organisations 2012, and the New Zealand Non-Profit Organisation Management Practices Survey 2014

Chris Richardson BSc

Digital Marketing Manager at Dynaspeak, Former Sales and Digital Marketing President for Mendis International (Sydney and New York), Licensed ASX Equities and Options Trader and ASX Adviser

Engin Yenidogan BA MA

Campus Manager at Te Wananga O Aotearoa Dynaspeak, Former Lecturer at Beykent University Istanbul, Volunteer for Settlement Support, North Shore 8th Grade Soccer Coach for Birkenhead UFC