Funding Committees

 

The Southern Trust has two funding committees.
 
The board of trustees committee who consider applications over $30,000.
The management committee who consider applications under $30,000.
 
Board of Trustees committee ($30,000+)
 
Karen Shea – Trustee & CEO
Karen is one of the original founders of the Trust and brings experience of gaming to the Trust.
 
Evan Moore – Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Evan, a Dunedin solicitor, joined the board in May 1998 and was appointed chairman in December 2002.
 
Peter Haslemore– Trustee
Peter works in public health and joined the board of trustees in September 1999. Peter has active roles in sport and the community, especially surf lifesaving.
 
Doug McCaulay – Trustee
Doug brings a wealth of experience to the board from the security, training and hospitality industries.  He specialises in risk management and is active in board leadership roles and in the community.
 
 
Management Committee (<$30,000)
 
Karen Shea – Trustee & CEO
Karen is one of the original founders of the Trust and brings experience of gaming to the Trust.
 
Steve Bennett – Funding Manager
Steve spent 28 years with Internal Affairs as a community development and funding advisor, working specifically with the Lottery Grants Board and COGS funding schemes. He is involved in a number of non-profit organisations in various governance roles, and is a member of the South East Marine Protection Forum representing recreational fishing.
 
Campbell Wilson – Operations and Compliance Manager
Campbell joined the Trust in 2004. He previously worked for the NZ Police and Department of Internal Affairs.
 
Paul Pedofski - Chief Financial Officer
Paul joined the Trust in April 2014 having previously held senior finance roles in the tertiary education, commercial construction and television production sectors.  He holds a BCom from the University of Otago and is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.