Association Representatives

The country is divided into seven areas, which each have their own representative. In addition, there are student representatives for each of the three speech-language therapy training institutions in New Zealand.

NZSTA Area Representative Role & Responsibilities

Area Representatives

Northland/Tai Tokerau – Caroline Bartholomew

ar.northland@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Auckland – Akshat Shah

ar.auckland@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Waikato / Bay of Plenty – Gwen Kerrison

ar.waikato.bop@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Central – Elisa Mynen

ar.central@speechtherapy.org.nz 

Wellington – Shannon Hennig

ar.wellington@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Canterbury – Kate Cook and Ruth Ramsey

ar.canterbury@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Otago / Southland – Meryl Jones

ar.otago.southland@speechtherapy.org.nz

Student Representatives

Massey University – Bo Young, Brianna Oosterbroek and Jacqui Morgan

sr.massey@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

The University of Auckland – Shauna Pali and Nicole Liley

sr.auckland@speechtherapy.org.nz

University of Canterbury – Olivia Rozbicki and Charis Siow

sr.canterbury@speechtherapy.org.nz

National Private Practitioner Members' Rep

The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Bridget McArthur to the position of National Private Practitioner Members’ Representative for the NZSTA. This is a exciting and dynamic role within the Association developed following a recommendation from the PP Membership Scoping and Recommendation working party 2013. For more information on the role, visit: National Private Practitioner Members’ Representative Role Description

Bridget is a private practitioner based in the Dunedin and she is also an active member of the NZSTA.