Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

New Aktive Future Trustee appointed

Aktive has appointed Paige Paterson as its inaugural Future Trustee. Aktive Board Chair Graham Child says the experience will be mutually beneficial for Ms Paterson and the organisation.

"Aktive is one of only a few sport and recreation organisations in New Zealand to gain the Governance Mark for Sport and Recreation, and is the only sport and recreation organisation to gain the SuperDiversity Centre’s CQ tick of approval. Given this, as the Future Trustee, Paige will have a good practice environment in which to learn and develop," says Mr Child.

"Paige will further increase our Board diversity and we will benefit from her input. With experience competing in track cycling internationally and currently working in PwC’s Corporate Finance team, she also has a background in hockey, golf, running and road cycling, and has coached junior and senior athletes."

Mr Child adds: "Paige is committed to making a difference to communities through sport and recreation, and is looking forward to the opportunity to develop governance experience."

A voluntary two year position, the Future Trustee is not a formal member of the Board, but will fully participate in Board processes and discussions. The role also offers the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of all Board sub-committees. In addition, the placement includes a lead support Trustee from within the current Aktive Board, third party mentor assistance through Sport New Zealand, and other development and learning opportunities.



About Aktive

Aktive is a charitable trust that has been established to make Auckland the world’s most active city. It is a key strategic partner of Sport NZ, Auckland Council and major grant makers and funders. Aktive invests more than $11m per annum in a range of delivery partners, organisations and projects that will get more people recreating and playing sport in Auckland, with focuses on young people and identified communities.

For more information visit http://aktive.org.nz

ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Discussion Doc: National's Primary Sector Plans

Today National has released our third discussion document, this one on the primary sector. It showcases our positive and innovative approach to what is the backbone of our economy, Leader of the National Party Simon Bridges says. More>>

ALSO:

Govt Adopts Working Group Plan: Unions Welcome Film Industry Collective Bargaining

The announcement today by the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Iain Lees-Galloway, to support collective bargaining for those working in the film and screen industry, is welcomed. More>>

ALSO:

Greenpeace: New Oil Rig Arrives

A drill rig commissioned by oil giant OMV has arrived in New Zealand, a little over a year after the Government issued a ban on new oil and gas exploration permits... More>>

ALSO:

Proactive Non-Release: Housing Minister Says Unpublished Meeting 'Not A Secret'

Housing Minister Phil Twyford says an error from his office meant a meeting with another minister and the Auckland mayor was not included in his publicly released diaries. More>>

ALSO:

'Signalling Urgency': Auckland Council Declares Climate Emergency

“By unanimously voting to declare a climate emergency we are signalling the council’s intention to put climate change at the front and centre of our decision making,” says Mayor Phil Goff. More>>

ALSO:

Potential Disasters: Insurance Taskforce To Deal With Skyrocketing Premiums

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester said the group would look at how the insurance market was functioning amid massive premium increases, which have also led to claims the market is broken. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels