Newly Appointed Chairperson for Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust
Karen Tataiwhetu Vercoe is of Ngati Pikiao descent and sole owner of KTV Consulting Ltd. Karen has extensive experience working with Maori organisations. She has held numerous management roles and brings experience in business management and business performance. She gained a Master of Management degree from the University of Auckland.
At the Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa Trust meeting held on Friday 25 September 2015 unanimous agreement was reached to revert to the original Trust Deed leadership model with the positions of Chair and Deputy Chair. Whilst the Co-Chair model had been trialled the Board favoured a return to the standardised leadership model of Chair and Deputy Chair. Karen conveyed, “It is with humility and appreciation that Eru George and I were successful in our appointments as Chair and Deputy Chair respectively for Te Pumautanga O Te Arawa. As the newly appointed Chair I am grateful to have an esteemed leader such as Eru George as my Deputy and appreciate his ability to provide guidance and support to foster leadership succession”.
Karen will be based in the Te Pumautanga o Te Arawa office one day per month and will be available to meet with beneficiaries or stakeholders. Do not hesitate to call (07) 347 4615 to book an appointment.