Our staff & committee members

Women in Horticulture is made up of a group of dedicated women who are working to raise the profile of women in NZ horticulture. There is a three tier structure

1. Our Executive Committee of six

2. The Governance Group who act as a reference group for the Executive Committe

3. Members from throughout NZ (join here)

Our Executive Committee

Helen Barnes

General Manager
TomatoesNZ

Jen Scoular

Chief Executive
New Zealand Avocado

Rebecca Fisher (Chair)

Executive Manager
Citrus NZ

Leanne Stewart

Deputy CEO
Horticulture New Zealand

Paula Dudley

General Manager
United Fresh New Zealand Incorporated

Catherine Lewis

Director
Lewis Farms

Our Governance Group

Mel Auld

BerryCo
Bay of Plenty

Maria Fathollahi

Hort NZ/Go Hort
Northland

Amy Porter

Zespri
Bay of Plenty

Kate Trufitt

Apata Group Limited
Bay of Plenty

Lesley Wilson

Hawkes Bay Fruitgrowers Assn
Hawkes Bay

Sonia Whiteman

NZ Food Safety Research Centre
Bay of Plenty

Karla Bradley

Kono NZ LP
Tasman / Motueka

Bernadine Guilleux

Balle Brothers
Matamata

Jeanette Rea

Scarborough Fare
Waiuku

Carol Ward

Zespri
Bay of Plenty

Cindy Dixon

Bostocks
Hawkes Bay

Martina Sulak

Hoddys Fruit Company
Nelson / Marlborough / Tasman

Emma Clarke

Woodhaven Gardens
Whanganui-Manawatu / Levin

Krista Manuel

Kaiaponi Farms
Gisborne

Mags Sonneland

Turners & Growers
Tasman/Riwaka

Trudi Webb

Webbs Fruit
Otago

Kerri Nakajima

Centralpac
Central Otago

Our Staff

Not yet appointed

Executive Officer

Jacqui Stalknecht

Administration Assistant
04 494 9978
Jacqui.Stalknecht@hortnz.co.nz