Board and Committees
Anna Galvan is known to many for her career in netball from 1996 until 2012. Anna was also a Silver Fern from 2000 – 2002 and was part of the semi-professional era as a player for the Canterbury Flames, Southern Sting and Tactix teams and also as a Canterbury NPC netball team member for several years.
Anna has held a coaching position with Netball Mainland Beko and as an Apprentice Coach in the Tactix team.
She has also coached at various levels, been an Athlete Life Advisor, High Performance Manager and Sponsorship Coordinator in the sports arena and her professional employment has been in Marketing, Fundraising, Sponsorship and Communications. Anna is currently General Manager of Te Hono.Anna has been a member of the CNC Board since 2016. She is also a member of the Institute of Directors; Governance New Zealand and Appoint Women on Boards and on the Advisory Board at the Universtiy of Canterbury Students' Association.
Outside of netball, Hadyn is a registered clinical psychologist and keen traveller!
Board Member: - Warren Poh
Appointed to the Board in 2020.
Warren has played a little bit of netball in the past, but mostly enjoys watching his young daughter play and supporting his wife who coaches the team.
Elected to the Board in 2021.
A warm welcome to the newest member of the CNC Board, Emma Johns. Emma was elected to the Board at Monday night's AGM.
Emma is looking forward to connecting with the Christchurch community and combining her passion for sports and netball with her business, strategic and commercial capabilities.
She works for Deloitte Christchurch where her work with clients spans digital, finance and business problems including: strategy definition, programme and project delivery, market analysis and procurement, programme governance, reviews, business case & funding analysis, product commercialisation, and business mergers including due diligence. She plays competitive netball as a member of the St Nicholas Premier A team.
Board Member: - Sophia Thompson (née Fenwick)
Appointed to the Board in 2022
Sophia is well known to the Centre and members. Sophia is a former Tactix (and Pulse) player and currently plays her netball for Kereru Netball Club.
She is currently employed as a Chartered Accountant managing cash flow, fund applications, loans and invoicing within a fast-growing construction business. She has also been a player representative for Netball Mainland within the NZ Netball Players Association.
Board Member: - Wayne Hawker
Elected to the Board in 2022
Wayne has been involved in netball for almost 23 years with the Cashmere Netball Club. He has previously served on the Board during the time it transitioned into the model of Governance/ Management it currently operates under. He also has 20 years experience on a School Board of Trustees. He has received both volunteer and service awards from CNC, the Volunteer Administrator of the Year Award in 2017 from Netball New Zealand and in 2012 won a Kiwibank Community Volunteer Award as part of the New Zealander of Year Awards. He is passionate to continue working with CNC to ensure we are delivering a competition and services that best meets the needs for all.
Vacancies now exist on the following Committees:
For more information and to make a nomination: click here.
Theresa Smith, Lee McKenzie (Convenor), Karen Jamieson, Penny Sinclair, Helen Belcher, Corrina Ruki (Megan McLay).
The Competitions Committee organises all grading of teams, sources volunteer graders, office assistants, game card checkers and works alongside the Draws Manager to ensure a Draw is produced for each round of games and in doing this endeavours to obtain quality games for all teams entered from Premier down to Under 12 grades. The Committee is willing to hear of new ideas, thoughts and proposals on improving the competition at all levels.
Game Development (including Representative) Committee
Adrianne Hayes (Convenor), Margaret Western, Anna Kennedy, Lou Milne, Chelsea Kennedy (Kelly Bodger).
Game Officials Committee (including Bench Officials)
Rebecca Reside, Vicki Harrington (Convenor), Aleisha Whitehead, Ruth Keir, Maree Morel, Shelly Swain, David Pala’amo (co-opted) (Rhonda Blair).
Interim Mens and Mixed Committee
Adrianne Hayes (Convenor), Riki Clark, Andre Clarke, Nyita Gifkins (Megan McLay).
Rowena Clancy (Convenor), Jan Hefford, Lee McKenzie, Lesley Dick.
Mau Te Rangimarie Clark, Naieta Gifkins, Riki Clark (Megan McLay)
Junior Game Development
Landie Blair, Anne-Marie Wilson, Natasha Austin, Pam Ormandy, Carrie Eade (Sara Norton).
Margaret Marsh, Wendy Lynch, Phillipa Lemon, Patsy Tainui, Lyn Miles.