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Trust board

Chairperson: Brian Desmond Joyce, JP. QSM

Brian is committed to family, church and the community that he lives in and passionate about empowering people to aspire to their potential. Brian is a recipient of the Queens Service Medal for Services to Maori, a Justice of the Peace, Trustee Te Runanga a Iwi o Ngaphui, Chairperson Lottery Marae Heritage and Facilities Committee and Member of the New Zealand Maori Council as Chairperson of South Auckland Maori District Council. Brian contributes to his community as Chairperson Papakura Marae last 12 years, Kaumatua Maori Advisory Group for Counties Manukau Police, Papakura District councillor for 12 years, Member of Roopu Whakapiripiri, Patron Maori Women’s Welfare League Papakura, Land Transport Safety Authority community representative for 3 years and as a Marriage Celebrant.


Board Member: Aroha Hudson, ACA, MBA (Ngati Whatua, Nga Puhi)

Aroha brings extensive experience in Governance and Leadership. Currently, Aroha is CEO of HealthWEST based in West Auckland where she was raised and lives. Aroha has additional governance roles including National Maori PHO Coalition, Director Auckland PHO, Council Member Unitec, Health Research Council, Heart Foundation NZ Institute of Management & Waitemata District Health Board. Her advisory roles includes member Maori Advisory Committee Clinical Trials School of Population Health University of Auckland. Aroha won young chartered accountant of the year and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of NZ


Board Member: Anne Marie Kendall (Raukawa, Tuwharetoa, Tuhoe)

Anne has a comprehensive range of experience in community local and central government and uses her life experiences and patience to make a success of challenges that comes her way. Anne is currently a Trustee Papakura Marae and has significant experience in leadership, negotiations and teamwork development. Anne brings years of varied community and political experience promoting women, Maori and working class policy issues & concerns and has commitments to over seven community organisations on a voluntary basis


Board Member: Rosie Brown, JP (Samoan, Tongan)

Rosie is a tireless and committed community leader who possesses a strong commitment to ensure effective representation for Pacific Island and Maori communities. Rosie continues to influence policies and strategies that effect communities and has proven skills and experience to do so. Rosie has an advisory role with Housing Corporation and has held numerous governance roles including Arahanga School Committee member, former Mangere City Councillor, Ngati Whatua o Orakei Health Services Board Pacific Island representative and was the first and youngest Pacific Island Woman Justice of the Peace in the 1980s.



Board Member: Dee Parks 

Dee holds diplomas in Habilitation Studies and Business Studies, a BA in social science, and a Master’s degree in Health Economics. She held national posts in the disability sector in intellectual disability, visual impairment and mental health with a particular focus on consumer rights and advocacy. Dee has sssisted with the establishment and then worked as practice manager in primary and secondary health care facilities, in both the private and the not-for-profit sectors. She has restructured failing health clinics to viability. Dee has undertook and led research projects in cardiac rehabilitation within the public hospital sector and in the workplace.She currently serves on the Boards of Te Hononga and Roskill Union Health Centre.