National Office Lower Hutt - Management and Administration Team

NZCGE has a range of specialist staff working both in the national office, Lower Hutt, and around New Zealand.  The management and administration team work towards meeting the overall goals of the charitable organisation as well as the programmes that are delivered to student, educators and families.

 

Deb Walker 
CEO 

Anna Meuli
Consultancy Manager 


Sue Barriball 
Programme Manager 
(Auckland)

Madelaine Armstrong-Willcocks 
Assistant Programme Manager

(Auckland) 

 

Michelle Martin
Office Manager

Lisa Horan 
 Assistant 
Administration

Adriane Bancroft 
 Assistant
Administration

Sharon Hillock
Finance Officer

 

Joy Woollett
Fundraising Coordinator 

 Veronica Ayson
Marketing & Communications Coordinator

 

Specialist Educator and Consultants

New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education staff are specialists in gifted education with a wealth and depth of experience and expertise. They come to us with a diverse range of backgrounds and specialisation and are united in their desire to provide quality and appropriate learning opportunities for young gifted New Zealanders.

 

Diana Hayman
Specialist Educator, MindPlus
Auckland East

Anna McDonald
Specialist Educator, MindPlus
Auckland East

Susan Jackson
Specialist Educator, MindPlus
Auckland Central

Tracey Waller
Specialist Educator, MindPlus
Auckland Central 

 

Brenda Thorrington
Regional Lead Teacher, MindPlus
North Shore, and Auckland West

Sue Bufton
Regional Lead Teacher, MindPlus
Rotorua

Briar Spanbroek
Specialist Educator, MindPlus
Rotorua

Emma Sweetman
Regional Lead Teacher, MindPlus
Hamilton

 

Vicki Adam
Regional Lead Teacher, MindPlus
Hutt, Gifted Online

Lynley Ball
Specialist Educator, MindPlus
Hutt

Sarah Kirby
Regional Lead Teacher, MindPlus
Wellington South

Melanie Rooy
 Lead Teacher MindPlus
Wellington West

 

Jane McLeod
Specialist Educator, MindPlus
Wakatipu

Smruti Pavlov
Regional Lead Teacher, MindPlus
Christchurch

Rebekah Au
Specialist Educator, MindPlus
Christchurch

Sue Luus
Regional Lead Teacher, MindPlus
Wakatipu

 

Sue Breen
Lead Teacher, Small Poppies
Christchurch

Ashle Armstrong
Specialist Educator, Small Poppies
Auckland 

Maree Quill
Regional Lead Teacher MindPlus Tauranga

Michelle Robinson
Regional Lead Teacher
MindPlus Tai Tokerau

 

 

MindPlus Centre Staff

MindPlus Centres operate under a localised community funding model and deliver the NZCGE curriculum for MindPlus in its entirety.  Like NZCGE staff these educators are also highly experienced specialists with varied prior backgrounds in and outside of the education realm.

 

Marlene Campbell

enrich@ILT - Invercargil

enrichilt.weebly.com

 Ginny Murray

enrich@ILT - Invercargil

enrichilt.weebly.com

 Jenni Hall

enrich@ILT - Invercargil

enrichilt.weebly.com

Brendan Christie

Pakiki Kids - Dunedin

www.pakikikids.org

 

 

 

 

Mel Simons 

MindPlus Mid-Canterbury

www.acs.school.nz

Nicky Lewis

MindPlus Mid-Canterbury

www.acs.school.nz

 Kim Gillanders 

MindPlus Taranaki

www.tgctrust.org.nz

Jess Combe

MindPlus Taranaki

www.tgctrust.org.nz

 Sue Gollan 

Connected Minds - Lincoln

www.lincolnprimary.ac.nz

Sonya Cardus

Connected Minds - Lincoln

www.lincolnprimary.ac.nz

   
       

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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