The REAP Aotearoa Board

The REAP Aotearoa Board is the national governance body with both elected and appointed members. The Board is responsible for developing and implementing the Strategic Direction of the national level of REAP activity. It is both responsive to the needs of our member REAPs and the changing needs and priorities of our funders and the environments we operate in. Work is carried out through our Chair and members, specific working groups, reference groups and our Director.

Mary-Jane Rivers

Mary-Jane Rivers

Chairperson

Mary-Jane is an independent member of  the REAP Aotearoa Board, and has been Chairperson since the restructure in 2015.

Ryan Morrison

Ryan Morrison

Deputy Chairperson

Ryan is an elected REAP Staff member of the REAP Aotearoa Board, and has been Deputy Chairperson since the restructure in 2015. Ryan is the Chief Executive at Eastbay REAP.

Karen Johansen

Karen Johansen

Independent Board Member

Karen is an independent member of  the REAP Aotearoa Board, and has been a Trustee since the restructure in 2015.

Tim McMahon

Tim McMahon

Trustee

Tim is an elected REAP Board member of the REAP Aotearoa Board, and has been a Trustee since the restructure in 2015. Tim is Deputy Chairperson of REAP Wairarapa.

Glenys Dickson

Glenys Dickson

Trustee

Glenys is an elected REAP Board member of the REAP Aotearoa Board and was elected in 2018. Glenys is the board Chairperson of Southern REAP.

Ani Puhuru-Huriwai

Ani Puhuru-Huriwai

Trustee

Ani is an appointed Hauhake member of the REAP Aotearoa Board and has been a Trustee since 2018. Ani is the Manager of Tairawhiti REAP.

Bernie Lepper

Bernie Lepper

Trustee

Bernie is an elected REAP Staff member of the REAP Aotearoa Board, and has been a trustee since 2018. Bernie is the Manager of Central Otago REAP.

Tracey Shepherd

Tracey Shepherd

Director

Tracey is the Director of REAP Aotearoa. Tracey has a strong background with both REAPs and the tertiary sector, with previous positions in TEC and the ITO sector.