Meet the Team

YWCA Auckland Staff

We have wonderfully dedicated staff who work both full and part-time from our office in Newmarket and our hostel in the inner city.  The organisation employs 20 staff and is assisted by approximately 100 volunteers.

                             

Kat Doughty
Acting CEO  
Phone: 027 290 5034 
Email: kat@akywca.org.nz

 

Debbie Burrows 
Business Development Manager 
Phone: 09 520 8160
Mobile: 0274 542 727   
Email: debbie@akywca.org.nz 

 

  Grace Ting 
Finance Manager 
Phone: 09 520 8167 
Email: finance@akywca.org.nz                       
  Anna Beard 
Fundraising Coordinator 
Phone: 09 869 4885
Email: anna@akywca.org.nz  
   
   
         

Brigette Watkin  
PA/Office Manager 
Phone: 09 522 8219 
Email: brigette@akywca.org.nz

 

 

  Marlene Sorby 
Business Development Coordinator 
Phone: 09 520 8165 
Email: marlene@akywca.org.nz
  Verity Johnson 
Digital Communications Coordinator 
Phone: 09 869 4888
Mobile: 021 0893 0628 
Email: verity@akywca.org.nz
   Karina Peters 
Hinekura Programme Lead
Phone: 021 342 773
Email: karina@akywca.org.nz
   
               

Chelsea Staggers 
Programmes Team Leader
Phone: 09 869 4886
Mobile: 021 821 633
Email: chelsea@akywca.org.nz

 

  Lora Waqabitu 
Programmes Facilitator 
Phone: 09 520 8163
Mobile: 021 786 732
Email: lora@akywca.org.nz

  Kerri-Anne Palmer 
Programmes Facilitator 
Phone: 09 520 8161  
Mobile:   0276 422 645
Email:
kerri-anne@akywca.org.nz
  Erica Finnie 
Contractor
Phone: 09 520 8161 
Email: erica@akywca.org.nz

   
           

 
         
           

YWCA Auckland Board

 

           
               

Andrea Vujnovich - President
Assistant Vice Chancellor – 
Corporate and General Counsel at 
Auckland University of Technology

 

 

 Justine Smith - Vice President
Partnerships Director, 
Central/Local Government Partnerships Group 

  Anna Davis - Treasurer
Finance Director at Rocket Lab USA
   Karinia Lee
General Manager of NZ Asian Leaders 
and SUPERdiverse Women
   
       
       

Susan Doughty
Manager - Diversity and Inclusion at Fonterra

 

  Rowena Bryce
Head of People Operations at ASB Bank
  Poh Lin Teo
Corporate Finance Analyst at KPMG
  Laura Taylor 
Business Analyst at Tamaki Regeneration Company
   
               

Nina Manning - intern
Digital & Operations Lead at Footprint NZ