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||Liliana Rodriguez|
|Adam Awad||Maureen Zaya|
|Nureddin Abdurahman||Richard Bowles|
|Veena Patel||Sendirella George|
Staff & interns are based in Wellington. Our office is located on Level 4, 39 Webb Street.
|Lexy Seedhouse, General Manager||Susan Clare, Turning the Curve Coordinator|
|Batool Arif, Office Coordinator||Mylène Baland, Turning the Curve Coordinator|
|Lucy Anderson, Social Worker||Kate Twyford, Open Road Driver Training Coordinator|
|Amanuel Berhane, Research Coordinator|
Our Board members with Wellington Mayor Justin Lester and MP Golriz Ghahraman
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.