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Jeff Morrison LL.B Chairman Mr Morrison has 35 years of experience as a property lawyer, 29 of them as a commercial property partner at Russell McVeagh, and now practices on his own account. Mr Morrison is a trustee of the Spirit of Adventure and other charitable trusts , he is also a public company director and holds a number of private company directorships. Mr Morrison is a qualified lawyer with a Bachelor of Laws degree from The University of Auckland.

Lauren Godsiff Lauren's position on the WUCAT Board reflects her interest in representing vulnerable and marginalized populations. She currently works for the ADHB with Children and Adolescents experiencing mental health issues who are also open to CYF. Prior to this she worked for the Auckland City Mission within the Homeless Team. In 2011 Lauren completed both the Future Auckland Leaders Programme (run by the Committee for Auckland), and a Masters degree in Social Work and is currently studying Family Therapy at the University of Otago.

Emily Charlton-Rapana

Ko Taupiri tooku maunga tapu, ko Waikato te Awa, ko Waikato te Iwi, ko Pootatau Te Wherowhero te Tangata, ko Ngati Tiipa, Ngati Tahinga rāua ko Ngati Karewa ooku hapuu.

Emily's position on the WUCAT Board comes via appointment by the Tamaki Makaurau Maori Women's Welfare League Regional Council. Her experience in community development and Continued Quality Improvement in both Health and Social sectors brings valuable contribution.

Currently a Practising Consultant Emily remains focused on establishing clarity and understanding within organisations to support and extend learning needs and provide an environment to make informed sound choices that enable an organisation or individual reach their potential.

Striving for Excellence.


Maureen Little Maureen has been with Presbyterian Support Northern for 24 years and has considerable experience working with clients in financial difficulties and managing the food bank. She has been involved with local schools - on the board, PTA and coaching sports.