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Women in governance 2017

Sport New Zealand is pleased to announce recipients in the fifth year of the women in governance programme.

This part of the initiative provides mentor support for women currently on boards or scholarships to further understanding of governance. The panel also identified a group of ‘next generation’ leaders who although are not supported under the two main programmes will receive some general career and leadership support.

Mentor programme

Ten hours of mentor support

Penny Brothers            Chair               New Zealand Alpine Clubs

Kylie Hawker-Green     Director        Northern Districts Cricket Association

Wendy Lansdown         Chair              New Zealand Pony Club Association

Henrietta McNeill         Director           Youthtown

Sally Morrison              Chair             Cricket Wellington

Annabel Ritchie           Director           Rowing New Zealand

Terri-Ann Scorer          Director         Tennis New Zealand



Scholarships to a value of one thousand dollars

Nicola Clayden        Chair               University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand

Barbara Kendall                                  International Olympic Commission representative

Sharyn Mitchell       Deputy Chair     Wellington Hockey Association

Lucy Pomeroy         Director            Volleyball New Zealand

Madeleine Surie       Director           Forward Foundation


Next generation

Five hours of general career/leadership mentoring

Shanaya Allan       Director            Olympic Weightlifting New Zealand

Aleisha Clarke       Director            New Zealand Water polo

Julie Hands           Intern              Ronald McDonald House South Island


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