Kerry Marshall Our Patron

QSM, FCA (retired), Dip BS (Information Systems)

A past Board member of Presbyterian Support East Coast (2002-2013), Kerry has extensive experience in management and governance in the non-profit sector following 30 years teaching and management at Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) and in the wider tertiary education sector.

Kerry is an elder at St Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Napier and has recently been appointed to the Board of the Napier Family Centre.  Kerry is also a trustee of the Otatara Trust (supporting tertiary education in Hawke’s Bay) and the Napier RSA’s Centenary Legacy Trust (assisting youth careers in the health and social sector).

Kerry has had a lifetime interest in pipe bands and was awarded the Queen’s Service Medal in 2011 for his contribution to pipe bands.


Stuart Signal - Chairman FCA, BBS, Member Institute of Directors

Stuart Signal, a Chartered Accountant in public practice, is Chair of the PSEC Board.

Stuart settled in Hawkes Bay in 1982 following time spent working in England. He became a partner of Dent Robertson & Partners which, through successive mergers and name changes, operates today as Baker Tilly Staples Rodway. He is a principal of the firm’s specialist audit team, one of the largest in Hawke’s Bay.

He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors and through his client relationships has wide experience in corporate and charity governance.

 

Stuart was co-opted to the PSEC Board in 2013.

Alison Prins – Deputy Chair

Alison Prins is the Graeme Dingle Foundation’s General Manager – Hawke’s Bay.

Until September 2020 Alison was the Group Welfare Manager for Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management leading the regional welfare response to COVID-19, Esk Floods, and the Havelock North gastroenteritis outbreak. She was Chair of Hawke’s Bay Plunket Board before becoming a Board member of the national board of the Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust for the last 6 years.

Alison lives in rural Hawke’s Bay where she runs a farming and grape-growing business with her husband. They have three children.

She was elected to the PSEC Board in 2016.

Colleen Skuse

Colleen resides in Gisborne and is a member of St Andrews Presbyterian Parish. 

Colleen currently serves on the Art in Public Places Committee, Poverty Bay Golf Club and is a volunteer reader for the blind.

Colleen was appointed to the Board by Presbytery in 2012.

David McDonald LLB, Dip Bus Stud (Dispute Resolution)

David is a partner in the legal firm McDonald Brummer and has practised law in Hastings since 1976. He has been a member of the Lions Club of Hastings Host since 1978 and served as District Governor of Lions District 202M in 2013-14 and as Chairperson of the Multiple District 202 Lions Council of Governors in 2014-15.

David is a member of St Columba’s Presbyterian Parish in Havelock North and is currently the Chair of St Columba’s Board of Managers. David was appointed by Presbytery Central to the Board of PSEC in 2015.

Tobias Taylor CFP, AFA, PGDipPFP, BBS

Tobias has worked in banking and financial services for 20 years and is a Director and Wealth Management Advisor at Jarden. He is married to Jane and has three school-aged children. Tobias is a member and ex-deputy chair of the local branch of the Institute of Financial Advisers (IFA), is a member of the Institute of Directors and previously has served on local schools boards of trustees.

Tobias was elected to the PSEC Board in October 2016.

 

Ken Foote ONZM, ED***,JP, BCA, Dip Bus Stud (Dispute Resolut

Ken was born and raised in Dannevirke and graduated from Victoria University, Wellington with a BCA in 1973, at which stage he moved to Hastings.

After deciding that public accounting was not for him, Ken moved into senior finance, administration and management roles with Hawke’s Bay Milk Corporation, Hawke’s Bay Electric Power Board and Hawke’s Bay Catchment Board. In 2002 he joined the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, for which he is now the Company Secretary. Through this role, he is also Chair of Allied Laundry Services Limited.

Over the years, Ken has been a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Institute of Corporate Managers, and Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of NZ. He is currently a member of the Institute of Directors.

Ken joined the Territorial Force of the New Zealand Army in 1974. In 1989 he became the Commanding Officer of 7 Wellington Hawke’s Bay Battalion and the Territorial Force Advisor to the Chief of Army in 2003. He retired from the Army as a Brigadier in 2006, and in 2007 was invested as an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for his services to New Zealand.

Ken has been very actively involved within the Hawke’s Bay community, serving on boards and in leadership roles at Frimley Badminton Club, Te Mata Primary School, Havelock North High School, Hastings Musical Comedy Company Inc., Hastings Rotary Club and Hawke’s Bay Rescue Helicopter Trust. In 2016 he became a Justice of the Peace.

Ken is married to Dorothy, has two adult children, one grandchild, and lives in Havelock North.

Ken was elected to the PSEC Board in October 2019.

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

Rani Morunga BA Criminology and Maori Resource Management; Mast

Rani’s whānau whakapapa to Hokianga in Northland and she was raised in Wairoa.  Married with a blended family of 3 children Rani now lives in Napier. Employed by the Ministry of Social Development for 18 years, and currently working within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment; Rani has a passion for community development and how central government and the NGO sector can work together to empower communities.

Elected to the Board October 2020.

Warren Hokke

BCA, CA (retired), PG Dip Bus Admin. NZ Certificate in Te Reo [Level 4] Bilingual.
Warren resides in Waipukurau with his wife Marie. They have four adult children and ten grandchildren. Warren has worked in the not for profit sector for most of his working life, including nine years in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Warren was appointed to the Board as Central Hawkes Bay representative by Presbytery Central in December 2020. 

Rebekah Dinwoodie

Rebekah Dinwoodie is an innovative and strategic leader with senior management experience in not for profit, public and private organisations. She is currently Group Manager for Community Wellbeing and Services at Hastings Council.

Rebekah was elected to the PSEC Board in October 2021.

Farley Keenan

 

Farley Keenan (Ngāti Kahungunu) was born and raised in Pakipaki, and resides in Flaxmere.  He is married to Charrissa and they have six children ranging from adult to Intermediate school age.  Farley is committed to supporting whānau and community development, which led him to working for Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry for Māori Development) for 17 years, originally in Wellington before moving home to Hawke’s Bay and working in the Regional Office.  Over that time he was involved in Policy Analysis, Policy Development, Organisational Planning and Performance, Crown Entity Monitoring, and Regional Operations.  In January 2021, Farley moved to the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, and is currently General Manager, Population Health.

Farley was elected to the PSEC Board in October 2021.