NFP Leaders Peak Names NZ Boss
Monday, 16th June 2014 at 11:08 am
A peak body for Not for Profit leaders, the Australasian Society of Association Executives (AuSAE), has appointed Brett Jeffery as its General Manager New Zealand starting July 1.
Jeffery, a long-term AuSAE member and has served on the AuSAE board for the past five years, has had more than 20 years’ experience working alongside association and other Not for Profits in many New Zealand tourism and hospitality roles, including most recently Sales and Marketing Manager at Rotorua Events and Venues.
“Brett is passionate about ensuring Not for Profit leaders receive opportunities to network, and further their careers and I am sure he will achieve great things at AuSAE,” Tony Steven, President of AuSAE, said.
According to AuSAE, the appointment reaffirms its commitment to strengthening the New Zealand and Australian Not for profit sector by providing localised networking and professional development opportunities for Not for Profit leaders.
“I am positive this growth of the AuSAE team and Brett’s depth of experience in the New Zealand Not for Profit sector will lead to an increased number of engagement opportunities for our members,” Steven said.
The Australasian Society of Association Executives is the peak professional society in Australia and New Zealand and represents more than 10,000 individual leaders that work in Not for Profit organisations.
Lung Foundation Promotes Marketing Director to CEO
Lung Foundation Director of Marketing and Health Strategy, Heather Allan, has been elevated to Chief Executive Officer.
Allan will take over from retiring CEO William Darbishire, who has been with the Lung Foundation, a lung health Not for Profit, for 12 years.
According to the Lung Foundation, Allan brings a wealth of national and international experience to her new role.
Prior to her role as the Lung Foundation’s Director of Marketing and Health Strategy, she was the Director of the COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) National Program at the Lung Foundation for eight years.
“Before joining Lung Foundation Australia, Mrs Allan ran her own consulting business in New Zealand and was the Executive Director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong – the largest Chamber of Commerce outside of Canada itself,” the Lung Foundation said.
“Mrs Allan also spent seven years working in various roles in New Zealand public health sector.”