Meet our governing board

The UNICEF Aotearoa Board of Trustees is responsible for monitoring and maximising the performance of UNICEF Aotearoa. It governs according to the UNICEF Trust Deed and a Code of Ethics.


The board comprises seven to nine trustees, drawn from the community, based on their governance business expertise and interest in children’s issues.

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Linda Jenkinson

Board Chair

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Elizabeth Gibbs

Vice Chair

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Anita Killeen

Board Trustee

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Simon Wi Rutene

Board Trustee

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Carmen Vicelich

Board Trustee

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Rachel Petero

Board Trustee

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Mavis Mullins

Board Trustee

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