National Council

The National Council members (from left to right)

  • Juliet Crawford, Presbyterian Support South Canterbury
  • Tim Loan, Presbyterian Support Southland
  • Margie Apa, Presbyterian Support Northern
  • Andrew Johnston, Presbyterian Support Upper South Island
  • Maitland Manning, Presbyterian Support East Coast
  • Chris Nichol, Presbyterian Support Central
  • David Richardson (Chair), Presbyterian Support Otago
  • Eoin Powell, Presbyterian Support South Canterbury (not in photo)

Presbyterian Support New Zealand is governed by the National Council which is made up of representatives from each of the seven Presbyterian Support organisations.

The National Council meets at least twice a year to monitor organisational achievements and financial performance and set the strategic direction.

National Executive Group

The National Executive Group members (from left to right)

  • Diane Garrett, Manager Family Works NZ
  • Trevor Wilson, Te Roopu Pa Harakeke
  • Denise Cosgrove, Presbyterian Support Northern
  • Chris Graham, Presbyterian Support Central
  • Dr Sanja Majstorovic, Presbyterian Support East Coast
  • Peter Wards, Presbyterian Support Southland
  • Carolyn Cooper, Presbyterian Support South Canterbury
  • Penny Taylor, Presbyterian Support Upper South Island
  • Michael Parker (Chair), Presbyterian Support Otago
  • Vaughan Milner, Presbyterian Support Upper South Island (not in photo)

The National Executive Group is made up of the Chief Executives of each of the seven Presbyterian Support organisations, a Roopu member and the Family Works Manager from Presbyterian Support NZ. They come together regularly to make decisions about national issues and shared areas of work. They ensure the National Council’s policies are implemented and manage PSNZ.

The PSNZ Team

Presbyterian Support New Zealand and Family Works New Zealand team share office space, staff and administrative resources. Collaborative and national projects draw on the expertise of our Presbyterian Support regional organisations.

The current PSNZ team

  • Vicky Gilchrist, Executive Administrator
  • Diane Garrett, Manager Family Works New Zealand