Canadian born Meg has been the Manager of Volunteer Marlborough since the beginning of 2013, although she has been with the organisation since May of 2011, not long after arriving in New Zealand.
Volunteering and community involvement has always been important to Meg and she has put her hand up for many opportunities over the years including various roles on school PTAs, Victim Support, Girl Guiding, and street appeals. Meg has a Diploma in Legal Assistance, a Diploma in Library and Information Studies, and is working on finishing her Bachelor of Library and Information Studies.
Meg is married with 3 teenage children, is a total book dragon, and an enthusiastic pet mum.
Coordinator - Volunteer Services
Hannah joined the Volunteer Marlborough team in August 2017 to take on the role of Coordinator for Volunteer Services. In this role, Hannah liaises with both volunteers and organisations, seeks to match them up, and also runs the Volunteer Marlborough social media channels.
Hannah believes volunteering is an invaluable part of society. Hannah was introduced to world of volunteering at a young age when she joined the volunteer team at The Salvation Army Family Store at 14. Since then, she has gained a wide range of personal volunteering experience including: collecting for charity street appeals, hands-on helping in a drop-in centre for homeless people, managing the Facebook presence of local not-for-profit organisations, and supporting people learning to use smart phone technology.
Hannah grew up in Blenheim and returned in 2016 after completing her Masters Degree in Psychology. Hannah now lives locally with her cat, and enjoys embroidery and reading in her spare time.
Facilitator - Youth on Boards
Rory, who hails from Glasgow in Scotland, has taken on the Youth on Boards facilitator role.
Rory moved to New Zealand in 2016 upon completing a degree in Sport Management and, following a quick stint in Wellington, moved to Blenheim in November 2017.
Rory is passionate about ensuring that young people's voices are heard and acted upon. Rory has been involved in a number of committees and governance roles since the age of 16, both in Scotland and here in Aotearoa. Outside of work, Rory is a keep hockey player, representing Marlborough numerous times since his arrival in the province.