The Sustaining Hawke's Bay Trust recently held its' AGM and elected a new committee to oversee the running of the Environment Centre. Look out for these people when you are around the Centre or doing some voluntary work on our behalf:
Tony Smith is the new Chair. He's been on the Board for two years and comes from a background in Education. He's an organiser and a man who knows how to run a meeting efficiently.
Neil Attapatu is our Treasurer and comes from a background in banking and Finance. It's thanks to Neil that the Trust is in such a strong position financially.
Brian Mangin has been with us for a while now and works as a volunteer doing maintenance work as well as being on the board. He is passionate about conserving and sustaining life on this planet.
Cynthia Growden is motivated to work towards sustainability. She's been associated with the Centre since 2012 and brings knowledge of sustainable action to the Board.
Marion Thomson is a long-serving supporter of the Centre in Hawke's Bay. She has links into the world of Tertiary Education and is knowledgeable about horticulture and growing.
John Adams is new on the Board having recently moved to Hawke's Bay. He's previously worked in similar groups in Southland and in Canterbury. He works in the Health sector.