Our Team

 

PATRON

     

PRESIDENT

     
RT HON DAME CINDY KIRO
PATRON, GOVERNOR GENERAL OF NEW ZEALAND
     

JIM WARWICK
PRESIDENT

 
 
     
 
 
     
 
 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

   
 
 
   
 
 
STEVE FISHER
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
027 296 1106
 
   
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
   
 
 

EXECUTIVE TEAM

   
   
SUSAN MACDONALD
FINANCE MANAGER
susan.macdonald@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 247 8663
  JO CLARK
HEAD OF COMMERCIAL
& MARKETING
jo.clark@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 726 657 
 

CHRIS EMMETT

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
chris.emmett@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 220 3226

 
 

 

 
 
  ADAM WOOLER
HEAD OF COASTAL SAFETY & RESEARCH
adam.wooler@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 500 279
  CHRISTINE HANKS
CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER
christine.hanks@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 447 3887
 
       
 
       
 
 

OPERATIONAL TEAM

   
   
ALLAN MUNDY
NATIONAL SEARCH AND
RESCUE MANAGER
allan.mundy@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 245 2660
 
SCOTT WEATHERALL
NATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY ADVISOR
027 440 4700
 
DR MICK KEARNEY
NATIONAL COASTAL
SAFETY MANAGER
mick.kearney@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 190 8128
   
 ANDY KENT
 
 ARI PEACH
 
DR JULIANA ALBERTONI DE MIRANDA

NATIONAL LIFESAVING MANAGER
andy.kent@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 224 2155

 
NATIONAL WELLBEING & SUPPORT LEAD
ari.peach@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 040 6313
 
COASTAL SAFETY OFFICER
juliana.albertoni@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 466 427

 
 
 

DAVID HICKEY
NATIONAL POWERCRAFT OFFICER
david.hickey@surflifesaving.org.nz
09 524 6641 or 027 280 6420
 
 GARY PAYINDA
NATIONAL MEDICAL DIRECTOR
gary.payinda@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 562 241
 

 PAUL NEWNHAM
NATIONAL LIFESAVING EQUIPMENT MANAGER
paul.newnham@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 929 253

 
 

MAX CORBOY
NATIONAL RADIO COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
max.corboy@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 436 3539
 

LAURA BEANLAND-STEPHENS
SURFCOM MANAGER
laura.beanland-stephens@surflifesaving.org.nz

027 489 1937

 

SAM BLACKMORE
NATIONAL LIFESAVING DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

sam.blackmore@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 975 565

 
       
 
       
 
 

ADMINISTRATION TEAM 

   
   
JO BAKER
ASSISTANT FINANCE MANAGER
jo.baker@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 388 3027
 
HANNAH CARLSSON
021 190 4892
 
SUE WALKER
FINANCE OFFICER
sue.walker@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 245 2630
         

 

       
 
       
 
       
 
 

COMMERCIAL & MARKETING TEAM

   
   

ALEX O'HARA
MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
media@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 457 1001

 

KELLY OSBORNE
PARTNERSHIP EXECUTIVE
partnerships@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 190 5530

 
MATT SPICER
MARKETING COORDINATOR
marketing@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 161 4919

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

EDUCATION TEAM

   
   
BELINDA SLEMENT
NATIONAL EDUCATION
MANAGER
belinda.slement@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 233 4014
 
RICHELLE DAVIES
EDUCATION
LEARNING & DESIGN SPECIALIST 
richelle.davies@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 600 0331

 
VACANT
EDUCATION
LEARNING & DESIGN OFFICER

   
DANI SHEPHERD
YOUTH EDUCATION
DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
dani.shepherd@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 844 6758
 
POPPY CROUCH
MEMBER DEVELOPMENT &
ENGAGEMENT OFFICER
poppy.crouch@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 537 7233
 
CLAIRE SHORT
EDUCATION
DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
021 757 433
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
TARA COONEY
EDUCATION ADMINISTRATOR
tara.cooney@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 832 261
   
 
 

SPORT TEAM

   
   
LEWIS MCCLINTOCK
NATIONAL SPORT MANAGER
 
MIKE LORD
SPORT DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
 
TANYA HAMILTON
HIGH PERFORMANCE
SPORT MANAGER
tanya.hamilton@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 947 2612
   
MATT CAIRNS
NATIONAL EVENTS MANAGER
matt.cairns@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 555 5498
 

HOLLY FLETCHER
HIGH PERFORMANCE PATHWAYS LEAD
holly.fletcher@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 534 132

  MIKE BROWN
EVENT WATER SAFETY MANAGER
event.safety@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 645 039
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
 

EASTERN REGION TEAM

   
   
AVAN POLO
REGIONAL MANAGER

avan.polo@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 773 542

 
CHAZ GIBBONS-CAMPBELL
LIFESAVING MANAGER
chaz.gibbons-campbell@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 562 3337
 
SONIA KEEPA
SPORT MANAGER

sonia.keepa@surflifesaving.org.nz
06 868 9943 (725) or 021 928 301

   
ROBYNNE CABUSAO
CLUB DEVELOPMENT OFFICER,
BAY OF PLENTY
robynne.cabusao@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 457 1019
 
DOMINIC SUTTON
CLUB DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, COROMANDEL
dominic.sutton@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 190 1727
 
JESS BUSCKE
CLUB DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, GISBORNE/TAIRAWHITI
jessica.buscke@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 418 193
     

NICK WAGSTAFF
LIFESAVING OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
nick.wagstaff@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 901 7517

 
ALANA PEARCE
COMMUNITY EDUCATION COORDINATOR
education.eastern@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 190 5280
   
 
       
 
       
 
 

CENTRAL REGION TEAM

   
   
CHARLIE CORDWELL
REGIONAL MANAGER
charlie.cordwell@surflifesaving.org.nz
04 560 0336 or 027 557 1015
 
JUSTINE FLEMING
LIFESAVING MANAGER
justine.fleming@surflifesaving.org.nz
04 560 0370 or 021 975 287
 
DANIEL CUDBY
SPORT MANAGER
daniel.cudby@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 279 8452
         

   
MONIQUE LEPIONKA
CLUB DEVELOPMENT OFFICER,
CAPITAL COAST
 
AIMEE LEIGH
CLUB DEVELOPMENT OFFICER,
TARANAKI
 
SARNIA BREWER
CLUB DEVELOPMENT OFFICER,
HAWKES BAY
sarnia.brewer@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 677 2300
       
FIONA BECKER
COMMUNITY EDUCATION COORDINATOR
fi.becker@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 771 746
       
 
       
 
       
 
 

SOUTHERN REGION TEAM

   
   
STU BRYCE
REGIONAL MANAGER
stu.bryce@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 557 1012
 
CHRIS JEFFERY
LIFESAVING MANAGER
chris.jeffery@surflifesaving.org.nz
027 457 1010
 
LUKE SMITH
SPORT MANAGER
luke.smith@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 190 1432
         
   
BRENT MATEHAERE
CLUB DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - OTAGO /SOUTHLAND
brent.matehaere@surflifesaving.org.nz
03 474 6361 or 027 383 7935
 
PHOEBE HAVILL
CLUB DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, CHRISTCHURCH/TASMAN
phoebe.havill@surflifesaving.org.nz
021 199 8663  
 
CARRIE WORTHINGTON
COMMUNITY EDUCATION
COORDINATOR