"I am Lifelong learning manager at Auckland City Libraries Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero. Previously I was national library manager for the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind, and had earlier managed the law and medical libraries at the University of Auckland. I'm a lay preacher in the Methodist Church of NZ - Te Hāhi Weteriana o Aotearoa, am learning NZ Sign Language and serve as a trustee on the NZ Ministry with the Deaf Trust.
What's the appeal of being involved with LIANZA conference 2008? It's the chance to work across sectors and be part of an event which excites the profession and increases its influence. The Programme subcommittee is looking to combine the successes of past conferences with fresh approaches to surprise, challenge, and energise us. Outside the Box - Poropitia will make an impact!"