Governance Bio
Joleen Perry
Appoint Professional

Joleen Perry

4 Years
Paid or Unpaid Roles

Interested In:


Listed company
Incorporated Entity
Community Group
Government Sector Org
Non Governmental Organisation
Sport & Physical Recreation Orgs
Council Controlled Organisation
Iwi Organisation


Advisor / Advisory Board
Board Member
Committee Member
““I have spent the last 12 months as an Assistant Manager within the Youth Sector of a large Community Trust in South Auckland. I have been a Board Representatives on Community, Sporting and Church over the past 4-5 years. I am passionate about Strategic Growth and bring a diverse point of view. Being raised in Tikanga Maori, I also bring structure”

Special Interest Groups

Governance Roles

Commitee member, Treasurer

St Mary's Netball, Papakura

October 2015 - Present (4 years)

Supporting the Netball Club with strategic goals, improving club membership, developing club plans. Finding Funding avenues and sponsorship for the club. Accounting for funds within the club.

Deputy Chairperson

Manurewa Youth Workers Network

June 2012 - November 2012 (5 months)

Supporting the Chairperson in holding meetings with members of the Network. Ensuring that the Network Secretary and Treasurer were supported

Youth Council Founding member

Manurewa Youth Council

April 2012 - November 2012 (7 months)

Providing Local council with policies and investment options for Young people within Manurewa. Providing a platform to meet with Young People about issues within Manurewa.

Trust Member

Te Karaiti Te Pou Herenga Waka

May 2011 - April 2012 (11 months)

Support Reverends and church officials Attend strategic planning hui within the church

Maori Youth Council Member

Ministry of Maori Affairs

September 2010 - July 2011 (10 months)

Policy Reviews and analysis which have an impact on Maori Youth Throughout New Zealand and report directly back to Parliament. Develop strategies and action points for the Ministry to follow to ensure Maori Youth have a future within Aotearoa.

Executive Roles

Assistant Manager - Youth Services

STRIVE Community Trust

September 2015 - Present (4 years)

Support the team and manager with our Youth Services. I manage the Contract side of our service, liaise with the Ministry Contracts Managers, Key Community Stakeholders, Principals and Social workers within Secondary Schools.

Hand Up Co-Ordinator

STRIVE Community Trust

April 2015 - September 2015 (5 months)

Plan, promote, recruit and fulfill contract requirements for Pilot programme with Ministry to test Employment for Young People in South Auckland.

Youth Coach, Interim Team Leader

Te Runanga o Kirikiriroa, Hamilton

November 2012 - February 2015 (2 years)

Support Youth back into Education, Employment or Training. Leading the Team with contract requirements, ensuring tasks and deadlines are met by the team.


Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Te Pinakitanga ki Te Reo Kairangi, Te Reo Maori

2013 - 2013

Manukau Institute of Technology

Certificate, Adult Facilitation

2011 - 2011

University of Waikato

Graduate Diploma, Psychology

2008 - 2010

University of Waikato

Bachelor of Arts, Tikanga and Te Reo Maori

2005 - 2008