Introducing our Team
The Te Atatu Peninsula Community Trust is served by a team of high calibre individuals; together dedicated to making a real difference in our local community.
Hannah’s background is working as a Legal Executive in property law. For fun she likes to be creative with craft/hand work and spends time playing games with her family (while dreaming of overseas travel).
Brian has over 30 years of leadership experience serving not-for-profit organisations. Amongst his varied qualifications and learning he also holds a graduate diploma in not-for-profit management. Brian provides pastoral leadership currently at The Chapel and has previously served as chairman for Mainly Music Australia.
Rochelle has over 20 years leadership experience in a variety of local government, IT and not-for-profit roles. Rochelle has a heart for community. In her 13 years as a Te Atatu Peninsula local, she has started volunteer groups supporting families and women and has volunteered her time and expertise to some 11+ local charitable groups. Previously, Rochelle as served as a trustee for The Neonatal Trust - Auckland. Rochelle is blessed to be mum to 4 children and wife to Steve. In her spare time (not much!) she loves reading, going to the beach and continuing her studies in Te Reo and Te Ao Māori.
Ashok has 35 years of international experience working in the field of geospatial information management. He has a master of business administration from University of Auckland and trained in governance with the Institute of Directors New Zealand. Ashok enjoys sailing a Frostbite competitively and also serves as Commodore of the Taikata Sailing Club.
Gaye has over 34 years experience serving as a director in a variety of NGO’s and Trusts. She has trained at Massey University in social policy. Gaye served previously as director on the Kauri Trust. Gaye has a passion for community development and enjoys walking, reading and travelling.
Darryn is a qualified brand consultant and graphic designer and has worked for design and advertising agencies in New Zealand and internationally. Darryn developed his own business since returning from a working OE in London 18 years ago. Darryn has a passion for the community and served as Chairman of the New Zealand Christian Football Association for over ten years. Darryn enjoys the outdoors especially playing football and fishing from his kayak.