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 – Lucy Schumacher

ar.northland@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Auckland – Fern Jones

ar.auckland@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Waikato / Bay of Plenty – Annabelle Blue

ar.waikato.bop@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Central – Emma Irvine

ar.central@speechtherapy.org.nz 

Wellington – Claire-Ellen Roberts

ar.wellington@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Canterbury

ar.canterbury@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

Otago / Southland – Eleanor Jackson

ar.otago.southland@speechtherapy.org.nz

Student Representatives

Massey University – Sophie Harding and Jenny Flemming

sr.massey@speechtherapy.org.nz

 

The University of Auckland – Tejal Mevasia and Kate McGraw

sr.auckland@speechtherapy.org.nz

University of Canterbury – Jun Chong

sr.canterbury@speechtherapy.org.nz

National Private Practitioner Members' Rep

The Executive Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Patrick to the position of National Private Practitioner Members’ Representative for the NZSTA. This is a exciting and dynamic new 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

Rachel is a private practitioner based in the Manawatu. She has been an SLT for over 14 years and an active member of the NZSTA.