Who are we?

YES is comprised of a team of very skilled individuals, with the sole purpose of providing effective information, support and services for youth with disabilities, their families/whanau, and other organisations/groups.


Sue Stanaway MNZM

Sue is passionate about adding value in the not-for-profit sector and helping develop positive opportunities for youth. Sue has been involved with fundraising for many

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Gary Monk

Gary joined YES Foundation and Services Trust Boards in 2013. Gary himself was a trustee and is now a life member of the North Harbour

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Paul Blair

Paul runs his own consultancy company and is the former CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand, the body representing NZ’s private & public sector industry organisations.

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Linda Noble

An experienced management professional, Linda has worked extensively in complex organisational and governance structures in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors.  As Chief Executive of

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Brendon Hosken

Brendon is a past President of Rotary, a long term patron of the Business Excellence Network and currently sits on the Board for another community

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Sarah Cross

Sarah is a Senior Strategist at EverEdgeIP, specialising in strategy and monetisation of intellectual property assets. Sarah is passionate about providing mentoring and assistance to

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Hugh Stedman

Hugh has been a long term Member of the Rotary Club of Takapuna North and Past President. He is a Founding Member of the North Harbour

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Catherine Lamb

Catherine has been an active member of the North Harbour Community since moving to the North Shore in 1995. She is currently a Relationship Manager

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Katie Noble

Katie recently re-joined the Yes Trust Board in September 2019.  As well as being active in the assistive technology and disability sector in New Zealand,

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