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The Team at the Katikati Community Resource Centre
Chris Ridder (Manager/Administrator)
Chris has a Graduate Diploma in Not for Profit Management with a background in accounting. She has a wealth of experience in the Not for Profit sector and community where her strong focus on family is evident.
Jan de Faye (Accounts, Events and Youth Coordinator)
Jan has a background in accounting and provides administrative support to the Manager. With a passion for youth Jan oversees the School Holiday, after school and Youth Programmes.
Robyn Walters (Information and Advisory Service Coordinator)
Robyn is our friendly frontline person, happy to assist you to connect with services and information using the extensive database and resources available.
Shirley Martelli (Adult Education Coordinator)
Shirley has a background in educational administration with a focus on the international community. Shirley is committed to offering courses that will motivate and educate the people of Katikati.
Suzanne Roberts (Katikids After-school Programme Supervisor)
Suzanne is very family focussed having 4 teenaged children who attend Katikati College. She enjoys cooking and making crafts with the children. Suzanne also tutors and assists with the School Holiday Programme and is a Toolbox facilitator with The Parenting Place.
BOP District Health Board – Child, Youth & Family – Community Organisation Grants Scheme – Lottery Grants Board – Katikati College – Katikati Primary School – Ministry of Social Development (OSCAR) – NZ Community Trust – Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust – Tertiary Education Commission – The Acorn Foundation & Bay Trust – Western BOP District Council.
The Katikati Community Resource Centre is governed by an elected group of the community with a professional day-to-day management administered by the (above) team.