Elizabeth AlouaWEST Becoming Financially Fit Tutor
Maxine CorbettWEST Work Ready/WEST Training Tutor
Lee HickeyWEST Training/Becoming Financially Fit Tutor
Lynda BarrettWEST Driver Education Tutor
Maria ConaghanWEST Driver Education Tutor
Dr Susan HealyWEST Training Tutor
Meet Our Volunteers
Barbara JoyWEST Dressed Coordinator
Meet Our Governance Board
John was previously a principal at Edmonton Primary School and is now actively involved in supporting a number of community and Not for Profit organisations. John is also the WEST handyperson and we keep him busy with maintaining the Facility so that it is always looking it’s best.
Mike DeBoerGovernance Board Deputy Chairperson
Jane GilmourGovernance Board Secretary
Jane has been Manager of Literacy Waitakere for over 10 years, as a business manager rather than an educator! She brings a business and people management focus to the organisation from a diverse career in small business, including her own, in food manufacturing and distribution, importing and exporting, personnel recruitment and landscape architecture. She has a BA in languages and an NZIM Management Diploma.
Barbara JoyGovernance Board Member
Barbara worked for ten years with Waitakere Enterprise, including two years Manager of the Business Incubator/Business Centre plus delivering `Be Your Own Boss’ Start-Up programme for MSD. Her previous extensive experience included sales and technical support both in Australia & New Zealand. She has three years experience as a previous Community Waitakere Board member and now WEA/WEST.
Lynda BarrettGovernance Board Member
Lynda has been self employed as a driving instructor for 32 years, a school bus & charter bus driver for 10 years, and a tutor for WEA/WEST for 14 years. Plus just the normal wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother!
Vinetta PearceGovernance Board Member
Vinetta has considerable experience in small business management, network facilitation and convening, and place based community development. Currently Vinetta works part-time at a community organization and also runs her own business.