New Zealanders from refugee backgrounds participating fully in New Zealand life
ChangeMakers Refugee Forum Board
80% of our Board is governed by people from refugee backgrounds who represent the interests of all refugee-background communities.
Current Board members are:
|Ibrahim Omer, Chair||Ali Mazraeh|
|Adam Awad||Maureen Zaya|
|Nureddin Abdurahman||Guled Mire|
|Veena Patel||Richard Bowles|
Staff & interns are based in Wellington. Our office is located on Level 1, 203-209 Willis Street.
|Rochelle Stewart-Allen, Interim General Manager||Lucy Anderson, Social Worker|
|Naomi Tocher, Community Development Worker (Women)||Mylene Baland, Programme Coordinator|
|Gerry Westhuis, Finance Officer||Ellie Clayton, Office Coordinator|
|Kate Twyford, Open Road Driver Training Coordinator|
Our Board is governed by people from refugee backgrounds who represent the interests of former refugees generally rather then their communities specifically. We also have 20% representation from other communities.