Our Team

Napier Family Centre’s work is enhanced by 50 staff (30 FTEs), 80 part-time/contractor professionals and around 30 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 Nov 2015

Susan Green

Finance and Administration Manager

Sheryl Smith Nov 2015a

Sheryl Smith

Counselling Manager

Limor Strong Nov 2015a

Limor Strong

Family Services Manager

Debbie Mackintosh

Financial Capability Services Manager

Anne-Marie Jordaan

Bright Futures Manager

Cathy Grigsby

Sunny Days Manager

Carolyn Pugh

Charity Shop Manager

Our Current Board Members are:

  • Dr Diane Mara – All Saints Anglican Taradale (Chair)
  • John Bebarfald – Napier Baptist Church (Deputy Chair)
  • Mark Goodson – Co-opted member – Willis Toomey
  • Rev’d Erice Fairbrother – St John’s Cathedral
  • Mike Healy – Catholic Parishes of Napier
  • Kerry Marshall – St Paul’s Presbyterian
  • Caroline Hickman – Trinity Methodist Church
  • Morris Williams – Co-opted Member Finance
  • Kerry Henderson (CEO)

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