SYHPANZ is an organisation whose strengths lie in it’s membership network of Youth Health and Development Professionals from across New Zealand, with the ability to draw on this knowledge and expertise.  

Executive Committee Roles
ChairpersonDr Jess AllenWellington
Treasurer (outgoing)Dr Vicki ShawPalmerston North
SecretaryKate ChiTarAuckland
General Executive MembersDr Bridget FarrantAuckland 
 Helke FlorkelskiNelson
 Rachel McGillanWhangarei
 Heather LaxonAuckland
Michael BrenndorferAuckland
Kate WillsWellington

Whanaungatanga – close connection between people; kinship.

Meet our Executive Committee

SYHPANZ is governed by an executive committee consisting of the following members:

The SYHPANZ committee are made up of volunteers with a wealth of experience in the sector, who are devoted to our rangatahi and the workforce that care for them everyday. Learn about their passion and why they devout their time to SYHPANZ and this cause by reading their bio’s: