Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees of the Alpine Community Development Trust

Raewyn Curin (Chairperson)

Raewyn Curin has been appointed chairperson of the Alpine Community Development Trust. Raewyn bought her property in Queensberry 3 years ago and is loving the semi rural lifestyle after living in Auckland. Raewyn had a long career in radiology and worked in both clinical and managerial roles for Auckland District Health Board. Raewyn was appointed to the registration board for medical radiation technologists by the minister of health and spent 10 years on the board, 8 as chair. This coincided with the introduction of new legislation covering all health professions.
Raewyn is pleased to join the ACDT as the organisation moves into new premises which will result in changes to the operation of the trust.

 

Wayne Hudson

Wayne Hudson is a semi-retired technology lawyer who moved to Wanaka five years ago. Wayne has been actively involved with the CUBE in Wanaka and was recently appointed a trustee of Startup Queenstown Lakes.  In 2017, he joined the LINK UC steering committee and has now agreed to take up a role as a trustee of ACDT.

Peter Humphrey (Treasurer)

Peter

Peter Humphrey has been a Trustee since May 2016, and is currently carrying out the role of treasurer.  Originally from Dunedin, Peter has been living in Wanaka since 2003.  He is a member of CAANZ (Chartered Accounts Australia & New Zealand) and works closely with a number of local firms and community groups in the role of business services manager at Findex.  Outside of work, Peter has an interest in travel, and enjoys studying foreign languages (Spanish and French).  He is also a longstanding member of Wanaka Communicators (Toastmasters), where he has previously served on the executive as treasurer.

Meg Bryant

Meg Bryant has been a Trustee since February 2016 and brings 22 years of experience in the mental health and social services sector holding a variety of roles. Meg currently works in a private practice as a Counsellor and Family Therapist, as well as consulting for not-for-profit organisations specialising in funding, policy and organisational development. Meg was the co-founder of the Queenstown Lakes Family Centre which she managed for 10 years, firstly as Clinical Manager and later as General Manager.

She has sat on several community organisation boards in the Queenstown Lakes District and is committed to community development and wellbeing.  She lives in Wanaka with her 3 children and enjoys fishing, paddle-boarding and snowboarding.

Tegan Hall

Tegan Hall has been a part of Community Networks since she arrived in Wanaka in April 2015. Having assisted with many of the services that we deliver, Tegan brings her enthusiasm and operational understanding to the board of trustees, which she joined in November 2017.

Outside of Community Networks, Tegan is a lawyer with Wanaka Law where she helps local people with their personal and business legal needs. Tegan otherwise spends her time improving her mountain biking, skiing and grasp of the Czech language.

Rebecca Karamaena

Rebecca joined the Trust in 2017 and gets a great deal of satisfaction from being part of such an important community asset.

Rebecca has lived in Wanaka since 2009 and works as a lawyer at Fyfe Karamaena where she specialises in property and commercial law.  Rebecca has two young children and is mindful of the challenges of living in what many perceive as a privileged community, she sees her role as trustee as an opportunity to use her skills to help ensure Wanaka remains a fabulous place for ordinary people to live.

Rebecca is also the Treasurer of the Luggate Community Association and she enjoys the contact with a broad range of people that comes with her involvement in both the Trust and the Luggate Community Association.

Vicki McDermott
Vicki moved permanently to Hawea from Dunedin two and a half years ago, after holidaying in the area for many years. She is a registered social worker and currently works for Anglican Family Care. Prior to that she was Practice Manager at Otago Youth Wellness Trust, an organisation that was founded from community need. Vicki is interested in, and believes in grass roots community development.

Adrienne Taylor

Quentin Smith

Further information to come.