Our Team

Napier Family Centre’s work is enhanced by 53 staff (35 FTEs), over 20 contractor professionals and around 50 volunteers. We are governed by a volunteer Board and Finance Committee of inter-church representatives and co-opted members.

Our Executive Team are:

Kerry Henderson


Susan Green

Finance and Administration Manager

Limor Strong

Family Services Manager

Debbie Mackintosh

Financial Capability Services Manager

Cathy Grigsby

Sunny Days Manager

Lee Cartwright

Social Services Operations Manager

Carla Hyland

Marketing and Communications Manager

Our Current Board Members are:

Rev Erice Fairbrother: St John’s Cathedral
Mark Goodson (Co-opted Member): Willis Legal
Mike Healy: Catholic Parishes of Napier
Kerry Marshall: St Paul’s Presbyterian Church Napier
Caroline Hickman: Trinity Methodist Church
Dick Wivell: All Saints Anglican Church Taradale
Morris Williams (Co-opted Member): Finance Sub Committee

CHAIRPERSON: Rev Erice Fairbrother, St John’s Cathedral
DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON: Dick Wivell, All Saints Anglican Church Taradale
SECRETARY: Kerry Marshall, St Paul’s Presbyterian Church Napier
TREASURER: Mike Healy, Catholic Parishes of Napier

“We provide services that help families along life’s journey. Our values of integrity, teamwork, innovation and compassion guide our actions and decisions.”