Our Committee - Community Led 

Meadowood Centre is managed by the Meadowood Management Committee made up of local community members, they all Voltuneer their time and are passionate about serving their local communities to have a thriving, connect community.

 

We are always interested in having new members join us, if you are interested please contact us on house@meadowood.co.nz

 

Amrita Sahay- Chairperson

In 2021 we welcomed Amrita onto our committee as a valued member and in 2022 Amrita was elected as our new Chairperson.  Amrita has a passion for the community, serving also as a volunteer for special needs children, along with being a talented IT Engineer in the banking sector.

 

Irina Lyanguzova - Treasurer

Irina initially joined us as Treasurer from 2015-2021 and then stepped aside to assist our new Treasurer Evgeniia.  Irina and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to ensure the accounting procedures are robust and transparent. Having received her Masters at Auckland University in 2016 as well as holding numerous lecturer positions teaching in this area, Irina is a valued coach and provides valued guidance and direction for our committ

 

Alena Ivanova - Secretary

Alena has been part of the Meadowood Centre as User Group for many years now, she has a vast array of skills and talents.

 

David Ding Committee Member

David's successful track record is a testament to his extensive knowledge of the North Shore property market and his ability to develop targeted marketing strategies.  Having experienced many different property cycles during his time in the industry, david also has a in-depth understanding of market trends.

 

David is well respected within his local community and enjoys supporting the Meadowood Community House, especially with the yearly events that they host during the year.

 

Stefan Rodrigues - Committee Member

Stefan was also welcomed at our 2021 AGM onto our committee.  Stefan brings with him great financial knowledge as a financial and business advisor and is excited to serve his community as a member of the committee.

 

Brian Livingstone - Committee Member

Brian is a avid photographer, giving us a wonderful helping hand at our Christmas events as our family photographer, he has also worked for a number of years in Auckland council so is well versed in how to work with the wider community and what's needed to get the job done.

 

Trinny Maddison - Committee Member

My name is Trinni Maddison, married to a Scottish English man, with 3 kids and 5 grandkids. Originally from the Philippines, finished tertiary education with a degree in Bachelors of Science in Education, PE Major. Has achieved a Diploma in Business Management, HR Discipline through Unitec. Currently working as a Relationship manager in one of New Zealand’s major banks. Been working in the financial industry in the past 25 years.  Trinni spends her free time giving back to the community, through volunteering regularly with Auckland Rescue Helicopter, holding Community Zumba classes after working hours, and finally as a Dance choreographer, Trinni helps to promote and preserve the Filipino Culture through Filipino Dance Performances to various audiences in New Zealand. Being a new committee member of Meadowood Community House is another way of Trinni’s giving back to the community.

 

Rinesh Raj - Committee Member

Rinesh works as a CNC Programmer and has over 5+ years of work experience in Mechanical Engineering. Rinesh holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management, and Graduate Diploma in Project Management. Rinesh has a strong passion to contribute to the community. During his free time, Rinesh enjoys playing squash, guitar, mountain biking and spending time outdoors with his mates. His friends and colleagues describe him as jovial, outgoing, eager to learn and proactive. 

 

Siobhan - Committee Member

Siobhan joined our committee in the first quarter of 2024, a very local community resident with a passion for people and qualified teacher who has also taken on the responsibility of the Creche Service Contact Person.  We are very lucky to have Siobhan onboard our committee

 

 

Sian Bonner- Centre Facilities Manager

Sian is our new Centre Manager in late 2023 and is a great connector with all of our user groups and unsworth community, Sian brings with her a passion for people, togetherness, exhortation and just loves bringing people together.  Sian has worked successfully in the Gulf Harbour region in bringing the community together, alogn with with our Trusts and surrounding businesses.  We are very lucky to have Sian bring her knowledge, passion and experience to the Meadowood Community.

 

Valma Wills Creche Manager

Since 1998 Valma has managed Meadowood Creche with exceptional skill and has built a strong sense of community with the numerous creche families that have come through Meadowood Creche.  Valma has a strong passion for children and for the wider community, ensuring that every child receives the opportunity to learn and grow, with the support of the long standing teaching team.

 

Sara VisserAccounts Administrator & Marketing

Sara has been with Meadowood since 2015  and brings with her over 21 years of Office Management experience.  She has a vast range of skills and expertise ranging from administration right through to cashflow management and beyond.  She is very skilled in strategic planning and process development.