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 disabled youth, their families/whanau, and other organisations/groups.


Sue Stanaway, MNZM

Sue has recently rejoined the Yes Foundation Trust Board as Chair and is passionate about adding value in the not-for-profit sector and in helping develop

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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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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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Joanne Mahon

Joanne has an extensive career in corporate communications and brand across a range of industries in New Zealand and the UK. Joanne is currently Chief

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Elissa Downey[7450]

Elissa Downey

Elissa brings extensive communications experience across corporate, government and not-for-profit environments. She is currently an External Communications Manager at IAG, New Zealand’s largest general insurer.

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