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2016 recipients

Women in sport governance scholarships and mentor programme

Sport New Zealand has announced the fourth annual round of support for women leaders in sport governance.

Eight scholarships have been awarded to undertake training in governance. Eight women will be mentored across 2016 to support their current roles on sector boards. Recognising the strength in emerging leaders evident in the applications the panel decided to create a new category of support offering general career and leadership development guidance. Nine women will be in this part of the programme for 2016.

2016 Scholarships

  • Chris Arthur
  • Anna Hiatt
  • Baubre Murray
  • Moana-Lee Raihania
  • Lynette Rayner
  • Catherine Rossiter-Stead
  • Kristin Scully
  • Karyn Stillwell

Participants in the 2016 Mentor Programme

  • Debbie Hodges
  • Julie Paterson
  • Hetty van Hale
  • Sharon Williamson
  • Caroline Beaumont
  • Clare Elcome
  • Carmel Hanly
  • Nicki Sutherland.

Leadership and career advice

  • Jenn Halliday
  • Madeleine Surie
  • Andrea Grant
  • Teneille Burnside
  • Lyn Gunson
  • Jane Borren
  • Michelle Hayward
  • Camilla Obel
  • Louise Thompson.

Appoint better boards

See the Appointbetterboards website to become an Appoint professional and join the women in sport governance group. Note that there is an experience threshold to meet in order to be a member of the group.


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