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Our People

PSEC has a team of 230 staff and over 150 volunteers working across the East Coast

PSEC Patron & Board

Our Board of Governance are the guardians of PSEC’s resources, people, and physical assets. PSEC has been serving local communities for more than 77 years and, thanks to the Board leadership, will continue to do so sustainably.

Stuart Signal Chairman

FCA, BBS, M Inst D

Alison Prins Deputy Chair

Rebekah Dinwoodie

CMInstD, MMgmt, PGCert(Education), BSc(Hons)

Ken Foote

ONZM, ED***, JP, BCA, Dip Bus Stud (Dispute Resolution), M Inst D

David McDonald

LLB, Dip Bus Stud
(Dispute Resolution)

Rani Morunga

BA Criminology and Māori Resource Mgmt; Masters
(Public Management)

Farley Keenan

Ngāti Kahungunu, PGCert
(Public Management)

Tobias Taylor

M Inst D

Warren Hokke

BCA, CA (retired), PG Dip Bus Admin, NZ Cert in Te Reo (L4)

Sandra Faulkner

Representing Tairāwhiti region on the PSEC Board

Maitland Manning
Our Patron

Arohiwi Station Board

Peter Tod

Sandra Faulkner

Marie Burgess

Robbie Schaw
Farm Manager

PSEC Executive Team & Advisors

Dr Sanja Majstorović
Mary Wills
Social Services General Manager
Denise Mathers
Executive Human Resource Manager
Steven Gulliksen
Finance & Administration Manager
Debbie Bakkerus
Head of Marketing
Francis Te Pou
Kai Ahurea Māori, Māori Cultural Advisor
Dr Libby Eaton
Research & Development Manager

PSEC Service Managers

Andrew Wordsworth
Enliven Disability

Richard Nathan
Enliven Older People

Caroline Thompson
Family Works Tairāwhiti

A message from Sanja

Sanja Majstorović has been PSEC’s Chief Executive for over 12 years and feels privileged to be part of a team that has been improving the lives of local people since 1946. You are an important part of PSEC, whether you are a donor, a volunteer, a staff member, or a business supporter. It is with your support that we can help our community reach their potential. Let’s make a difference together!


Read the latest stories, news, and updates from PSEC


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“Mosaic is a great environment to be in, the tutors are easy to talk to if you have questions.”
Enliven Disability Community Services client
“Showed me tools to deal with life situations I’ve never known how to cope with. It’s helped me more than anything else I’ve ever done.”
Family Works client
“It is a good place and making new friends.”
Enliven Disability Community Services client
“I look forward to attending twice weekly for company and friendship.”
Enliven Community Services client
“Very pleased – you can achieve anything!”
Enliven Disability Community Services client
“Look forward to Thursday every week and I love coming. The staff are lovely people and are very caring.”
Enliven Community Services client

    Older people

    Disabled people