Our members

Ngā Mema o Te Rōpū Ārahi Pūkenga ā-Rohe o Te Matau-a-Māui

The Regional Workforce Plan has been produced with the members below and through regional stakeholder engagement. The following RSLG members have provided their knowledge and insights from their respective organisations but note that they are not commenting on behalf of the entire industry.

Erin Simpson (Co-Chair)

Muka Tangata, People Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Tania Eden (Co-Chair)

Representative for Te Kāhui Ōhanga o Takitimu collective (TKO) and Chair, Mana Ahuriri Trust Chief Executive, Te Taiwhenua o Te Whanganui a Ōrotu

Karen Bartlett

Regional Commissioner, East Coast Region, Ministry of Social Development and Regional Public Service Commissioner

Nigel Bickle

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Chief Executive Officer Hastings District Council and Representative of the 5 Hawke’s Bay Councils

Todd Dawson

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Chief Executive Officer, Napier Port

Denise Eaglesome- Karekare

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Manager, Wairoa Young Achievers Trust

Clare Easton

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General Manager, Haumako - horticulture subsidiary of Tātau Tātau o Te Wairoa

Robin Fabish

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Principal, Tamatea High School. Representative of the Hawke’s Bay Secondary Principals’ Association

Kevin McGorry

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PSA Organiser

Norm Mouritsen

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Etū Organiser 

Allan Poy

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National People and Capability Lead, Silver Fern Farms

Ronnie Rochel

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Director, Te Aratika Group

James Truman

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Managing Director, Tumu Timbers Ltd, Tumu Frame & Truss Ltd and Tumu Transport Limited