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 Bronny Suzana

Bronny Suzana

Photo of Richard Paynter

Richard Paynter

Finance and Property
Photo of Amber Murdoch

Amber Murdoch

Deputy Chairperson, Health and Safety and Policy
Photo of Landon Hepi

Landon Hepi

Ka Hikitia Whānau Representative
Photo of John Bangma

John Bangma

Photo of Bridgid Fowler

Bridgid Fowler

Staff Representative
Photo of Michael Sheedy

Michael Sheedy

Policy and Finance
Photo of Les Dowdle

Les Dowdle

Property and Health and Safety

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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