Neil was invited to be a founding trustee of the Perry Foundation by Brian and Peggy Perry.
He held this position for 30 years and retired from it in 2007.
Later that year he became a trustee of POET.
Karen has more than 18 years’ experience in the for purpose.
She is committed to supporting programmes that reduce barriers and enable our young people to make the most of their opportunities.
Brian has 27 years teaching experience, including 8 years as TIC Outdoor Education at Ruapehu College, and has a Masters in Sport & Leisure Studies. He is married with seven children, and is passionate about working with our tamariki to experience the joy of being in the outdoors.
Donald joined POET in 2014, having previously worked in a variety of roles in outdoor education – from specialist instructor, to trainer and tutor.
Rene works with us on a casual basis – maintaining our fleet of mountain bikes.