Dr Cheryl Doig – Chair EdD, MEd, DipeEdMan, BEd, FNZIM
Cheryl is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM), an independent director of NZIM Inc and a member of the Institute of Directors. She is managing director of both Think Beyond Ltd and ALPinE Leadership Ltd, and serves on a number of trusts.
Cheryl is a recognised leader in education – previously a highly successful school principal, Teaching Fellow in Educational Management and school reviewer. Under her leadership both Richmond and Fendalton schools received national recognition, including the Goodman Fielder School of the Year. Cheryl has been the recipient of a number of prestigious awards including the Beeby Fellowship and the Woolf Fisher Fellowship. She is a member of the Leadership Faculty of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders and speaks and writes internationally on leadership for the future.
Anthony (Tony) John Hall MNZM
Tony currently holds a number of strategic positions within the education sector. He is Chair of the Community Colleges New Zealand Council, Trustee and Chair of the Partnership of Excellence Life Sciences, Massey-Lincoln, Council Member for both Telford Rural Polytechnic and Lincoln University and a Trustee on the Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Trust Board. He is also a Commissioner, for Tertiary Education Commission.
In the past Tony has also held roles in the Secondary Schools Futures Project Establishment Group, the Tertiary Education Advisory Commission and New Zealand Qualifications Authority Board.
Tony is actively involved in the local Canterbury community including roles as Chair of the North Canterbury Sport & Recreation Trust, Chairman of Mainpower Trust Board and Chairman, Enterprise Trust North Canterbury (2002-2008). A keen multi-sportsman, Tony has a life-long interest in sport and is a member of the Centre of Excellence-Academy of Sport (SI), a life member of Outward Bound Trust and a member of the Coast to Coast Event Management Team.
Dr Sheelagh Matear BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD
Sheelagh Matear has extensive experience in tertiary education in New Zealand, The USA and the UK in strategy, innovation and quality roles, including over 10 years as a research-active academic. She is currently the Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Academic Programmes and Student Experience at Lincoln University and is responsible for academic quality, student support services and pre-degree programmes. Sheelagh is an academic auditor with the Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities and has been a member of many working parties and initiatives across the Tertiary sector including international recognition of New Zealand qualifications. Her current interests include teaching and learning innovation, flexible learning, open education and pathways and partnerships for learning.
Other directorships and interests include the Telford Farm Board of Management, the Biological Husbandry Unit and Lincoln Hospitality Ltd.
Chris is an engagement specialist and passionate about personal and community development. He is a professional director, project manager, and facilitator, and has taken on a diverse number of roles in education, health, local government, justice and social services. He is currently involved in leadership roles including: Director, Canterbury District Health Board; Chairperson, Shirley Papanui Community Board (Christchurch City Council); Board member, Stopping Violence Services Canterbury. He is also involved in several Canterbury Earthquake Recovery and Rebuild projects.
Chris is also the former project facilitator for Secondary Futures, which involved engaging communities to develop a 20 year vision for the future of Secondary school education in New Zealand.
Cameron Moore is a Christchurch businessman with extensive business networks through membership and leadership of manufacturer groups. He is the Deputy Chair of the Canterbury Development Corporation, a director of Mancan Foundation Ltd, Torrens Enterprises Ltd, chair of Anglican Aged Care, a member of the governance committee of the Christchurch City Mission, the chair of the Finance Committee of the Christchurch Anglican Diocese and an executive member of the Interchurch Council for Hospitals’ Chaplaincy. A graduate in commerce from Canterbury University, he is a life member of the Manufacturers’ and Exporters’ Association, Plastics New Zealand and a Life Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management.