Who are we?

YES comprises of a team of skilled individuals, passionate about providing effective information, support and services to disabled youth and learning differences, their families / whanau, and other organisations and groups within the sector.

Karen Ellis, Finance Manager / Accountant

Karen is the finance Manager/Accountant of YES and is a qualified accountant. She is responsible for everything related to the finances of YES including the accounts, payments, and payroll.  She has life experience with a disability, as she is deaf with cochlear implants, and just loves meeting and working with young people with disabilities. 

Her varied career working in large and small organisations combined with a farm life upbringing has given her a wealth of experience and she is very down-to-earth and approachable.   


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