The Eureka! Trust is delighted to welcome two new Trustees to the Board.
Debbie Chin is the former Chief Executive of the Capital and Coast District Health Board and is a member of the Rotary Club of Wellington. She completed her BCA in Accounting at Victoria University of Wellington. Prior to her role at CCDHB, Debbie was Deputy Director General of Health from 1999-2007 and Chief Executive of Standards New Zealand from 2007-2013. Debbie brings valuable executive management and leadership skills.
Eureka! also welcomes on board Jennifer Palmer, who will to take up the Alumni Trustee position, which is nominated by the Eureka! alumni group. The role was previously filled Dr Evan Brenton-Rule, who has recently been awarded his PhD by Victoria University of Wellington and is working for the Ministry for Primary Industries. Jennifer was the first secondary school winner Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Premier Award in 2015 and also the first female winner She is in her final year of studying for a BSc in neuroscience at Otago University.