Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

New Zealand Red Cross appoints new Secretary General

30 March 2017

New Zealand Red Cross appoints new Secretary General

The National Board of New Zealand Red Cross is pleased to announce the appointment of Niamh Lawless as Secretary General.

Ms Lawless is currently chief executive of SCOUTS New Zealand and has held a variety of leadership roles in both not-for-profit and government organisations in New Zealand and around the world.

New Zealand Red Cross National President Dr Jenny McMahon says the board is very pleased to be welcoming Niamh into the Red Cross family.

“A common theme across Niamh’s career has been a focus on values based organisations that genuinely aim to make sustainable contributions within their communities.

“Our Red Cross mission, to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity and enhancing community resilience, strongly aligns with her personal values,” she says.

Niamh says it is a privilege and responsibility to be taking on the critical role of Secretary General and she is excited about what she can bring to the journey ahead.

“I’m looking forward to joining this iconic and trusted organisation and working together with everyone in the Red Cross family to make a significant difference in New Zealand and beyond.”

Ms Lawless will take up her position on 12 June 2017.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Howard Davis Review: Mixed & Very Messy Metaphors - Darren Aronofsky's mother!

Paramount probably suspected mother! would provoke a strong response, but the studio surely never imagined this elevated psychological horror-thriller would receive an F CinemaScore from US moviegoers. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Trying To Disconnect

Solitude: In pursuit of a singular life in a crowded world. In one of the most revealing studies of the last decade, a team of University of Virginia psychologists set out to see how good undergraduates were at entertaining themselves... More>>

Rachel Pommeyrol Review: Anahera - Social Criticism, Through The Family Frame

The tragic event which seems to be central to the play is actually a pretext for its writer Emma Kinane to deal with a lot of complex social issues. Katie Wolfe, the director, manages to give life to these complex and contemporary stakes, while keeping a certain distance. More>>

Howard Davis Review: Coppola's Captivating & Confined The Beguiled

Why did Sofia Coppola decide to remake Don Siegel's chilling 1971 cult movie? More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION