Jenny lives in Hamilton and currently works as a community advisor for the Department of Internal Affairs. Jenny has a Masters degree is Social Science, and over 15 years of experience working in the community sector with particular skills in community led development. She is currently the Chair of Seed Waikato, and a committee member of the Waikato Interfaith Council.
Jenny has in-depth experience, knowledge and passion when it comes to working on diversity and inclusion initiatives and projects. Diversity involves gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, education, national origin, religion and ethnicity. Encompassing a broad perspective and understanding enables Jenny to proactively identify the aims and aspirations of our diverse communities and be responsive to future aspirations. Jenny believes in an Aotearoa that is diverse, inclusive and creates an equitable space for everyone to thrive.
Jenny was appointed a trustee in April 2020.