Board of Trustees

We are extremely fortunate to have a Board full of members who are dedicated, supportive, and experienced.

Michelle Barnett
Ben Claxton
Vanessa Donald
Mark Gibson
Lorraine Kerr
Kylie Leonard
Kelly Samuels-Hema
Staff representative
Martyn Howie
Student representative
Angus Putt
Board Secretary
Tammy Gower

The Taupo-nui-a-Tia College Board of Trustees welcome you to our school community. We are responsible for the governance of the college, working tirelessly to support managment, staff and students to obtain the vision and goals in the school's charter and strategic plan.

Our vision is one of preparation of our students. "Creating an inclusive and dynamic learning environment where all students thrive, achieve academic excellence, and are empowered to make a positive impact in our community and beyond."

We collectively work hard to build a harmonious and respectful connection between our students and their community. Developing good character in our students which can be fostered through the encouragement of traits such as resilience, enterprise, creativity and future focus. Students remain the heart of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College and continue to represent us with pride across all areas.

If you would like to contact the Board regarding any queries, please email us via [email protected]

Michelle Barnett
Board Chairperson