Introducing The Board

Papakura Netball Centre completed an organisational and governance structure review and this was adopted in September 2013. The new Board consists of the 5 x elected (includes President position) and 1 appointed Board members.

Lance Watene​​​​​​​
Chair - Appointed

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

  • Sport, recreation and leisure management experience in employed and volunteer capacities for 30+ years
  • Local government roles with management of staff and financial responsibilities
  • Strong relationship and networking skills
  • Facilitation experience

Self employed

NETBALL EXPERIENCE


MOTIVATION

  • Wants to make sure PNC doesn’t lose sight of community netball

Geoff Simmonds​​​​​​​
PNC President

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

  • Retired now

PNC Admin Support role for last 10 years, resigned December 2013

NETBALL EXPERIENCE


MOTIVATION

  • Loves Saturday netball

President role automatically gets place on Board

Jeanette Lockwood​​​​​​​
Elected

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

  • Executive Travel Finance Manager – 30 Consultants, 4 branches nationally
  • Role involves management of accounting

NETBALL EXPERIENCE

  • Umpiring 13 years
  • PNC Umpires committee 18 years
  • Executive member 2 years

Nominated by Manurewa Rugby Netball Club

MOTIVATION

  • Wants to make sure PNC doesn’t lose sight of community netball

Allan Cosford​​​​​​​
Elected

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

  • Sole owner of MCS Digital.  2nd largest radio network in NZ
  • Local boy, attended Rosehill College
  • Waikato Uni – Bsc Management Studies 1980
  • Auditor - Deloittes
  • Finance Manager – Repco
  • 3 yrs in local owned company in Papua New Guinea
  • 1994 – volcano eruptions in PNG x 2
  • Phonics Director - Winifield & Cellphone City

Has worked in Fiji, Malaysia, Samoa, PNG

NETBALL EXPERIENCE

  • Keen sport interest
  • Ex-wife Russell Coutts cousin
  • Loves watching daughter play netball – Takanini Netball Club
  • Likes to see them grow and improve
  • Timekeeper & statistician for daughters team

Nominated by Takanini Netball Club

MOTIVATION

  • Desire to share skills and assist PNC

Raewyn encouraged him to apply