Our People

RMBA Board of Directors

(left to right) Peter Neven (Chair), Johnny Calley, Kieren Mallon, Gordon Buswell, Kerry Archer, John MacDonald, Simon Barber (President), Darrell Trigg (Vice President)

RMBA Staff


Head Office

Chief Executive Officer
David Kelly

PA to Chief Executive
Rhonda Edginton

Policy & Advocacy Manager
Matthew Aileone

Chief Financial Officer
Tania Smith

Accounts Officer
Nikki Curtis

National Events Manager
Bev McKay

Head of Business Services & Membership
Brian Rosenberg

CRM & Membership Manager
Jess Moore-Kinsey

Manager Marketing & Communications

Ngaire Vanderhoof

Marketing and Communications Executive
Vicki Bealing


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Regional Service Managers

Peter Philipsen
National Service Manager, & temporary over for Otago, Central Otago
0274 846 207

Daniel O'Keeffe
027 472 2226
Area: Part of Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast

Mark Tayles
Regional Service Manager
0273 955 749
Area: Part of Canterbury, Ashburton, South Canterbury, Gore, Southland

Russell Court
Regional Service Manager
027-395 5833
Area: Waikato, Part of South Auckland Takanini South, Taranaki from Patea North.

Grant Hayes
Regional Service Manager
0272 859 516
Area: Auckland (parts of West Auckland (north of Massey), North Harbour, Northland

Bob Bringans
Regional Service Manager
0274 961 050
Area: South Auckland/Thames Coromandel, Gisborne, Taupo, Tauranga, Rotorua, Whakatane, Hawkes Bay

Skipper Moewai Kotuhi
Regional Service Manager
0274 574 146
Area: Wanganui, Manawatu, Wairarapa, Wellington, Kapiti



Regional Branch Contact Details

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