There are nine Trustees appointed by the Minister of Finance. They are selected for their professional or community-based experience, and must live within the Trust’s region. Appointments are usually for a four-year period.
Shelly Mitchell-Jenkins is the Chair of Eastern & Central Community Trust. She is from Horowhenua.
Anna Hansen is from Hawke’s Bay.
Sarah Paku is from Wairoa.
Mark Kilmister is from Hawke’s Bay.
David Lea is the Deputy Chair of Eastern & Central Community Trust, and is from Pahiatua.
Georgina Morrison is from Pahiatua.
Bryan Guy is from Manawatu.
Stephen Kerr is from Wairarapa.
Ron Garrod is from Wairarapa.