NZRDA Board Members


Sarah Haydon – Chair, Co-opted Member

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Sarah has been on the NZRDA Board since October 2010. She was appointed Chair in September 2011. Her involvement with RDA started back in 1994 when she first volunteered at Auckland Central RDA, where she is now Vice President. Sarah is a director of Ports of Auckland Limited, the deputy chair of the Co-Operative Bank Limited and GNS Science Limited, and an associate of The Boardroom Practice Limited. Prior to becoming a director, Sarah was Chief Financial Officer of OfficeMax New Zealand for ten years. Other companies where Sarah has worked include BP (both in the UK and on international project work) and at TVNZ (following her emigration to NZ). Sarah qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG in London. She has an extensive background in planning, finance, general management and organisational development.

Peter Johnston – Co-opted Member

Jane Neale – RDA Member

Sally Wenley  – Co-opted Member

Fiona Wilson – RDA Member

Jill Reti – RDA Member

Leanne Brockelbank – Co-opted Member