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Advisory Group

On 15 November, members of an Advisory Group were confirmed by the Commissioner. Their meeting notes and NZSL summaries can be accessed below.

  • Jennifer Smith, Chair (Māori representative)
  • Anthonie De Heer, Deputy Chair (former Board member)
  • Chris France (NZSTA representative)
  • Chris Sinclair (elected staff representative)
  • Grace Covey (parent representative)
  • Helen Johnson (parent representative)
  • Jaime Brown (NZSL Board representative)
  • Katie McMenamin (Deaf Children New Zealand representative)
  • Sam Te Maari (Turi Māori representative)
  • Theresa Cooper (Deaf Aotearoa representative)​​​​​​​
  • Denise Powell (Acting Executive Principal)
  • Mike Rondel (Commissioner)
  • Cindy Cascalheira (Secretary)