Board of Trustees
Board of Trustees 2019
Mark Rogers [Chair], Rick Geerlofs [Principal], Jeanette Aitken, Gail Arthur, Pete Bernhardt, Duane Donovan, Wendy Ellis, Sefton Vuli, Michelle Bennett [Staff Rep], Campbell Ward [Student Rep], Katherine-Mary Molloy [Secretary]
Work: Team Leader at Contact Energy
Affiliation: two children previously studied at the College.
Length of Service: 19 years, having been re-elected in 2016 for a further three years.
Portfolio: Board Chair, Chair of the Discipline committee 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: 5 years principal at KVC, 32 years teaching
Portfolio: CEO, responsible for the management of the school, Director of International Programme
Affiliation: My grandson.
Length of Service: Six years, have been re-elected in 2016 for a further three years.
Portfolio: Parent representative, Chair of the Special Needs committee and member of the International committee.
Work: Administration Team Leader with IT Services division, University of Otago.
Affiliation: One daughter studying at the College.
Length of Service: Three years, having been re-elected in 2016 for a further three years.
Portfolio: Parent representative and Chair of the Health and Safety committee.
Work: Receptionist McAuley Ward at Mercy Hospital.
Affiliation: Two children studying at the College.
Length of Service: Newly elected - approx. 6 months.
Portfolio: Parent representative and Chair of the Fundraising committee.
Work: Operations Manager for Sport Otago.
Affiliation: Two boys at the College.
Length of Service: New to this Board in 2016.
Portfolio: Parent representative and Chair of the Property committee.
Work: Director - PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Dunedin.
Affiliation: Began in 2005 when the eldest of my three children joined the College. My youngest child is now in year 13.
Length of Service: Elected in 2016 for three years. Was previously elected in 2013 but resigned after 18 months for independent reasons.
Portfolio: Parent representative and Chair of the Finance committee.
Name: Campbell Ward
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: 3 years.
Portfolio: Staff Representative.