Our Board of Trustees is made up of members of the community which the charity serves. The role of the Trustees is to provide strategic direction for the hospice and to ensure the local community is represented in its aim to meets its objectives while maintaining our core philosophy and values.


Ann Tod, Chair

Ann (Chartered Accountant) is the Chair of the Harbour Hospice Trust and Financial Director of the International Netball Association.


Nicolette Bodewes, Deputy Chair

Nicolette (BA/LLB (Hons)) is the Deputy Chair of the Harbour Hospice Trust. Nicolette is a Director of Schnauer & Co, Barristers and Solicitors on the North Shore.


Stephanie Paxton-Penman

Stephanie (LLB (Hons)) is Chair of the Warkworth Wellsford Advisory Board. Stephanie lives in the Warkworth area and is a Managing Partner of Paxton Penman et al, Barristers and Solicitors.


Wilf Marley

Wilf (QSM, Chartered Accountant, FCIS) Wilf is a consultant with Marley Loft, an accounting taxation and business development service. He has also been a board member of Hospice New Zealand serving 9 years as Chairman.


James Grigor

James (Chartered Financial Analyst) is Chief Investment Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager at NZ Funds.


Carmel Conaghan

Carmel (Registered Comprehensive Nurse) is Chief Executive Officer for RDNS Ltd, a provider of home and community support service.


Gillian Cossey

Gillian (M.B.A) is currently providing management consulting services to the WDHB and is the past General Manager of Surgical and Ambulatory Care for Counties Manukau Health.


Des Adams

Des (FPS) is the Founder and Director of uLearnnCare Ltd and past Director of Pharmacy Consultants Ltd, Care Chemist Ltd. Orewa Care Chemist Ltd.


Kerry Francis

Kerry is a past member of the North Shore Hospice Trust Board and is Chair of the North Harbour Budgeting Services, Director of Longburn Farm Management Ltd and past EGM Institutional Banking and Markets for the ASB.


Ken Noble

Ken is the Executive Chairperson of Allied Medical, a company he established on the North Shore over 20 years ago. He is also a mentor for 9 businesses.