Our Board

Our Board of Directors meet bi-monthly and sit directly before the Community three times a year, through an Annual General Meeting and Community Cabinets.

Quinton Hall

A founding member of the  Te Wero Gymnastics Inc. Quinton’s expertise lies in general management, technology, human resources, financial management, and tourism, and is ex-Chief Executive of Ngāi Tahu Tourism. “I love what gymnastics has done for our daughter and look forward to supporting the sport at a national governance level.”

Denis Mowbray

Appointed Member 
Highly regarded with his expertise in governance and strategic development, Denis works both locally and internationally with government, corporate and not for profit organisations.
Denis was first appointed to the Board in 2010, appointed Chair where he has remained until stepping down in October 2021.

Lisa De Coek

Appointed Member
Lisa has a broad finance and commercial background with more than 20 years in senior roles in a variety of industries and companies including McConnell Dowell, Air New Zealand, Frucor Beverages and Whitcoulls. As Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee, Lisa brings her experience and background to ensure compliance in the areas of finance and risk management.

Louise Chapman

Elected Member
Louise has extensive experience in marketing and advertising, specialising in customer engagement and brand strategies driven by customer insight. She loves to problem solve and brings unique and diverse thinking to the table. Louise was a competitive artistic gymnast and her daughter is now following in her footsteps.

Mark Figgitt

Appointed Member
Mark has direct experience in a number of industries with companies including Telecom, Meridian and McKesson NZ.  With extensive executive and board level involvement, Mark brings over 35 years commercial knowledge to the Board.  In his personal time Mark enjoys a range of sports and fully supports his children to achieve the best they can.

Pete Elderkin

Elected Member
Pete has experience driving the strategic plan and operational functions of complex public sector and not for profit organisations both in New Zealand and the UK. More than 15 years in a variety of leadership roles, his sport sector roles includes New Zealand Football and is currently General Manager for Deaf Aotearoa.

Emma Brookes

Elected Member
Emma brings to the board extensive experience in organisational effectiveness, leading cultural change, and workplace health and safety. She has a broad senior leadership background across public and private organisations for over 15 years. In her role as president of Turn and Gymnastic Circle, Emma enjoys the ability to support the threads of a thriving, athlete-focused gymnastics club to support long term positive outcomes for participants.