Doreen Retimana

Trustee – Health and Safety Advisor

Doreen Retimana is of Te Māhurehure of Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Kahu and has grown up in West Auckland. Doreen is a Registered Nurse having worked in mental health for over 15 years. She has sound knowledge and experience within the forensic psychiatry setting and aims to enhance the delivery of care for all service users.

Mel Hollis 

Trustee – Consumer Adviser

Mel Hollis is a long track record in serving the community and advocating on behalf of Tāngata Whaiora. She is the Board’s Consumer Adviser. Mel is of Te Whakatōhea, Ngāti Porou, and Ngāti Kahungunu iwi. She holds a Bachelors in Clinical Social Work and currently works for a large mental health provider in Auckland.

Rāhera Shepherd

Board Secretary

Rāhera Shepherd is Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu and Ngāi te Rangi and is the Board’s Secretary. Rāhera is a Kōhanga Reo kaiako who strives to nurture and encourage young mokopuna and their whānau with te reo and tikanga Māori.

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