Our Trustees & Staff

The New Zealand Institute of Rural Health, is a Charitable Trust, is governed by a Board of Trustees. The make-up of the Board is designed to ensure a broad range of expert stakeholder input. The Board of Trustees currently comprises:

  • Mrs Kamiria Gosman, Past Chief Executive Officer of Tuwharetoa Health Services
  • Mr Karl Metzler,(Chairman) Chief Executive Officer, Gore Health
  • Mrs Sherrill Dackers, Past President of Rural Women New Zealand

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Led by Robin Steed as Chief Executive Officer, the team is:

  • Mrs Wendy Paul, School Careers Advisor
  • Dr George Tripe, Medical Advisor
  • Mr Brent Nielsen, Business Manager

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