Board of Trustees

The Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the school and overseeing the management of personnel, property, finance and administration. Parent trustees are elected by the parent community every 3 years. The principal is a trustee as is one staff member. At Mairehau Primary we also have an appointed Māori Whānau Trustee. Our current trustee members are:

Photo of Michael Sheedy

Michael Sheedy

Photo of Les Dowdle

Les Dowdle

Deputy Chairperson and Property
Photo of Nick Haley

Nick Haley

Photo of John Bangma

John Bangma

Photo of Jess Yardley

Jess Yardley

Photo of Nicole Tawhai

Nicole Tawhai

The board meets on the Monday night of Week 3 and Week 8 each term at 7.00pm in the school boardroom. Please check the dates on our calendar in this website.

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