Board of Trustees
Kaikorai Valley College Board of Trustees
Mark Rogers [Chair], Rick Geerlofs [Principal], Gail Arthur, Chris Bernhardt [Deputy Chair], Duane Donovan (absent), Wendy Ellis, Sefton Vuli, Michelle Bennett [Staff Rep], Jayden Rumpler [Student Rep], Katherine-Mary Molloy [Secretary]
Work: Team Leader at Contact Energy
Affiliation: two children previously studied at the College.
Length of Service: 22 years, having been re-elected in 2019 for a further three years.
Portfolio: Board Chair, and member of Finance, Property and International committees
Work: Principal, Kaikorai Valley College
Affiliation: Principal of KVC, Ex-pupil of the school
Length of Service: 8 years principal at KVC, 35 years teaching
Portfolio: CEO, responsible for the management of the school
Work: Lawyer, Dunedin.
Affiliation: My father and his siblings all attended Kaikorai Valley High School and my four brothers and I attended KVC between 2000-2019. My older brother Pete previously served on the Board. I joined when my youngest brother Eddie was nearing the end of his final year at the College.
Length of Service: Appointed in 2019.
Portfolio: Deputy Chair, Chair Discipline Committee, Whānau representative
Work: Administration Team Leader with IT Services division, University of Otago.
Affiliation: One daughter studying at the College.
Length of Service: Four years, having been re-elected in 2019 for a further three years.
Portfolio: Parent representative and Chair of the Health and Safety committee.
Work: Operations Manager for Sport Otago.
Affiliation: Two boys who studied at the College.
Length of Service: New to this Board in 2016, re-elected in 2019.
Portfolio: Parent representative and Chair of the Property committee.
Work: Receptionist McAuley Ward at Mercy Hospital.
Affiliation: One child currently studying at the College.
Length of Service: 3 years - re-elected in 2019
Portfolio: Parent representative and Chair of the Fundraising committee.
Work: Community Development
Affiliation: My four older children all attended KVC and my youngest son is now in Yr 7.
Length of Service: This is my third term.
Portfolio: Parent representative and Chair of the International committee.
Work: Director - PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Dunedin.
Affiliation: Began in 2005 when the eldest of my three children joined the College. My youngest child has now left.
Length of Service: Elected in 2016 for three years and re-elected in 2019. Was previously elected in 2013 but resigned after 18 months for independent reasons.
Portfolio: Parent representative and Chair of the Finance committee.
Name: Jayden Rumpler
Work: Student at Kaikorai Valley College.
Length of Service: Elected in 2019, first year as student representative.
Portfolio: Student Representative.
Work: Teacher at Kaikorai Valley College.
Affiliation: Staff representative.
Length of Service: 4 years.
Portfolio: Staff Representative.