The Skylight team is made up of a Board of Trustees, Patrons, and Skylight staff.
Skylight's services and activities are guided by a committed and experienced Board of Trustees. We are also honoured to have New Zealanders known for their compassion and understanding of others, as Patrons.
Trustee Vacancies (2 - 3)
Skylight invites applications from experienced and aspiring board members who can bring energy, commitment, sound judgement, professionalism, and critical thinking skills, plus ideally but not necessarily, one of more of the following competencies:
- online/mobile information and services delivery
- Māori and/or Pasifika community networks and services
- the needs of tamariki and rangatahi.
We welcome applicants who bring diverse perspectives of age (especially young people), gender, ethnicity, experience, and skills. For a role description please email [email protected]
Jim Donovan (Chair) - Professional Director & Chairman of Isambard
David Clarke - Legal Consultant
Dr. Sarah Roberts - Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist
Bruce McGregor - CEO L&M Energy
Nikki Franklin - GM, Member Services, Institute of Directors
Our staff members have many different backgrounds, qualifications and life experiences, to form a strong team. We are committed, hard working and passionate about our work.
Chief Executive - Heather Henare
Heather was appointed as Chief Executive in February 2015. Heather is a qualified Senior Social Worker and has held positions at Child Youth and Family as a Senior Practice Consultant and Senior Advisory Officer. In her last role, Heather led Women's Refuge for over 10 years.
|Director of Operations||Lesley Brown|
|Financial Administrator||Gail Marwick|
|Resource Coordinator||Sarah Richards|
|Counselling Coordinator||Vonnie Marshall|
|Programme Coordinator - Ministry of Justice||Jess Rowe|
|Programme Coordinator - Ministry of Health||To be appointed|
|Office Manager||Anne Bristol|
|Contracts Administrator||Nisha Minu|